The Four Tenets for Effective Ministry

Every church requires a basic foundation for effective congregational leadership in ministry. At Trinity Baptist Church, the staff abides by four tenets that can apply to almost any church seeking to create an atmosphere for ministerial excellence. Tenet 1: Professionalism. Although there is some debate as to whether ministry is a profession, we at TrinityContinue reading “The Four Tenets for Effective Ministry”

Ministers are professionals that should take ethics seriously

As a minister, I know that gaining a congregation’s trust is one of the single most important tasks in developing a sustainable and healthy ministry.  It usually takes years to gain a church’s trust, and the hard work that it takes often requires experimentation and risk. When it comes to trust, however, ministers face anContinue reading “Ministers are professionals that should take ethics seriously”