Trellis and the Vine podcasts

Col Marshall and Tony Payne have produced a series of podcasts over here discussing the themes and principles covered in their book, The Trellis and the Vine.

And below is the list of key principles from chapter 2 of the book, that need to be considered in ensuring our ministry is focused on the vine rather than the trellis.

Ministry mind-shifts

1. From running programs to building people

2. From running events to training people

3. From using people to growing people

4. From filling gaps to training new workers

5. From solving problems to helping people make progress

6. From clinging to ordained ministry to developing team leadership

7. From focusing on church polity to forging ministry partnerships

8. From relying on training institutions to establishing local training

9. From focusing on immediate pressures to aiming for long-term expansion

10. From engaging in management to engaging in ministry

11. From seeking church growth to desiring gospel growth

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