Month: October 2022


Think back to the first time in ministry you were invited to do something that was a little bit out of your reach. The first time you were asked to preach; or lead a ministry team; or go on a missions trip. If we take just five minutes, most of us would have at least…
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Pastor Appreciation Month

October is Pastor Appreciation Month!  This special recognition was started by Focus on the Family in 1994 in the throes of the Promise Keepers Ministry in the mid-1990’s.  Some churches in the RMD have embraced this special time of recognizing their pastor or pastoral staff while others have not regularly done so.  In either case,…
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It’s Budget Season

For churches with fiscal year January-December, October is the time to put together your budget for the following year. Budgeting is important as it defines how much money is available to support planned ministries.  Budgets act like a map for church leaders and set expectations for spending.  A worship leader or head of Sunday school should know…
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