Does Your Church Have Clear Values?

Values - Does Your Team Have Them?Values are the constant, passionate, biblical core beliefs that drive the ’s ministry; they are key precepts that give direction to the ’s life. They answer the “why” question. Why do we do (actions and efforts) what we do?

  • They make up the ’s credo. “We believe.”
  • They are what the lives by to fulfill its mission.
  • They express what really matters to the church family.
  • They communicate the distinction of the church’s ministry.
  • They are non-negotiable.

Why have values?

  • They communicate what is important. People know where to focus their energies.
  • They shape the church’s character. They affect how the church conducts its ministry.
  • They the church’s overall behavior. They drive the decisions made, problems resolved, and the goals that are set.
  • They inspire people to action. Shared values catalyze min­istry involvement.
  • They enhance credible leadership. Leaders who act accord­ing to their professed values gain valuable in the eyes of the church family.
  • They help people embrace positive . They determine what will be helpful or harmful to the ministry.
  • They contribute to the church’s . They gener­ate deeper, personal involvement in the life of church members.

Most churches would benefit by discovering and publishing their core values and allowing their ministry to be developed around these values.

Who is James Herron?

About Dale Roach

Dale is the creator of "Like A Team." He has been working with businesses, charity organizations, volunteer groups and church groups in the development of teamwork for over 25 years. The goal of "Like A Team" is to help share the knowledge and skills of healthy team creators across the planet.
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