9 Things You Must Do To Have a Successful Christmas Service

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it can be one of the busiest and most stressful times […]

by Rachel Ankers Nov 30
Finding Funds for Your Ministry in 5 Easy Steps

Whether you’re a pastor, a church leader, or heading a para-church organization, we as leaders all rely on the generosity […]

by Rachel Ankers Nov 26
6 Ways to Support Your Pastor All Year Long

As Pastor Appreciation Month draws to a close, I hope we can carry some of this appreciation into the months […]

by Rachel Ankers Oct 30
Staying Untangled: The Importance of Soul Care

The other day I was trying to vacuum my living room, but the vacuum was unusually difficult to push. The […]

by Rachel Ankers Oct 26
4 Simple Ways to Show Your Pastor Your Appreciation

Let’s face it: our pastors are very often underappreciated.  Not only do they look after the everyday operation of our […]

by Rachel Ankers Oct 5
3 Steps to Strong Vision Casting

As a new school year begins many churches will also begin new programs in discipleship and family ministries. Some will […]

by Rachel Ankers Sep 24
Building Your Ministry Team: When It’s Time to Leave

It’s something most of us have experienced.  We are working diligently as a member of a team toward a common […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 28
Communicating Your Ministry Ideals to Family Members

When my husband and I first moved overseas to begin our work as full time Christian ministers, a lot of […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 16
Building Your Ministry Team: Evaluation

In my 20+ years of leadership experience, mostly in a cross-cultural setting, I did many things right.  I developed the […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 14
The Value of an Inter-Generational Church

Our churches are filled with all kinds of people from every walk of life.  Young and old, God has gifted […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 9
Creating Opportunities to Connect This Fall

With fall approaching and the beginning of a new school year just a couple of weeks away, many families are […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 3
Building Your Ministry Team: Finding the Right Fit

I spent 20 years serving overseas in a developing country.  Arriving in country at age 24, it was there that […]

by Rachel Ankers Jul 30