4 Tips For When You Have To Take Risks

4 Tips For When You Have To Take Risks

by Jeremy Holbrook Other than the start of a new school year in the fall, a new year seems to be the next best time on the calendar to implement change in ministry. And though January is gone, there’s still plenty of time left in 2016 to consider new changes and risks for improving your ministry. But why would we change a ministry strategy? Why take a risk? We first must come to an understanding that the way we measure success must be ultimately different when it comes to spiritual... Read More
Getting Your Foot In The Hallway

Getting Your Foot In The Hallway

by Jeremy Holbrook One of the most exciting aspects of ministry is finding new opportunities to serve your community in ways that show the life and love of Jesus Christ to those who may not hear it in their daily routines. As Christ Followers, we were instructed to go and make disciples, and there’s a HUGE mission field outside our church doors who might never step foot inside of our churches. As a children’s pastor, I’m always looking for unique ways to partner in our community in ways that... Read More
Unlocking Your Church’s Potential To Serve Your Community

Unlocking Your Church’s Potential To Serve Your Community

by Jeremy Holbrook Core Essentials has evolved from an “experiment” in our community to an “essential” in our community. Two school years ago, I shadowed another church who led Core Essentials and was extremely impressed at the level of connection their ministry leaders had established with the school, the school leaders, and the community. From that point on, our ministry realized that making an impact in the community was essential and that our influence as Christ Followers was needed. We... Read More