I have grown up around church leaders and ministers. I'm a PK, a 'preacher's kid', or a TO, as my dad used to call me, a theological offspring'. I have also been involved in a variety of church ministries both as a volunteer and as a staff member for over twenty-five years now (I started very young!). I led the worship ministry of our church for five years as a volunteer (age 20-25), while working full time at National Mutual insurance company in the city of Melbourne. Then in 1985, I came on full time staff at our church, where I have served in a variety of roles over the last twenty years, including worship, youth, administration and pastoral care.
Along the way, I have often asked myself. "What are the keys to having a high impact and long lasting ministry?" From my perspective there are seven principles that are essential for anyone who longs to have a life and a ministry that has a significant impact. I have articulated these principles in my book Successful Christian Ministry. It will be a help and inspiration to anyone involved in any sort of ministry – within the church, the community, or the marketplace.
For a free summary of the principles outlined in this book, click here.