Stewardship - Time for a New Year Mot?
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Posted on: 7th January 2022

In Christian work, we can fall into the trap of thinking that the important work is the ministry itself and the Support Raising or Partner Development is a bit of an add on. Something we’ll fit in after we’ve got on with everything we need to do. The trouble is, there will always be more to do, meaning partner development consistently gets put off. If you keep that up for long enough, it can cause your ministry to grind to a halt, just like a car that doesn’t have a regular MOT.

This can apply whether you are funded through Stewardship or through other means. The principles can also apply to Churches and Projects.

The same can be true of self-care, with burn out commonly sitting alongside finance for the main reasons people leave their Christian work.

So, if you were to be sent into the garage, would you receive a pass, fail or advisory for your Support Raising and Partner development? Let’s see…

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