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Dr. Bill Miller

HighPower eNews -- November 2012

"Power Tools for Pastors"

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A Word from Bill

Dear Pastors and Church Leaders,

If you haven't had a chance yet to check out the all new HighPower Resources on-line store, give it a look. It has been completely retooled and looks great. You can visit the Resource Store from any page on the HighPowerResources.com site. Check it out! You can access not only software, sermons, Bible Studies, dramas, and seminars, but also lots of free resources to help empower you for growth and health.

Thanks and God bless,
Dr. Bill

NEW this Month

  • New Blog Posts:
    • Church Leadership Animal Awareness
    • Multi-Site Church Growth Survey
  • Bible Study:  
    • "Deep Waters" – A Men's Leadership Study in Nehemiah

Spiritual Gifts Survey

"Spiritual Gifts Survey"

"Pastor and Church Leaders, have you ever taken a spiritual gifts survey or inventory? We would like to get your opinions about spiritual gift inventories. Please click the following link for spiritual gift inventory which will take you to a page on the HighPower site for a quick 8–question survey. It will take you just 2–minutes to complete. Thanks!"


CHURCH GROWTH FACTOIDS

CHURCH GROWTH FACTOIDS:

Take a look at these two Factoids

 

Factoid #1: “It is true that almost everyone who has the gift of voluntary poverty also has the gift of giving (92 percent having 'giving ' among their five most prominent gifts). The inverse is not true, however. Our research states that only 15 percent of the Christians with the gift of giving also have the gift of voluntary poverty. ” Source: (Schwarz, Christian. The Three Colors of Ministry. St. Charles, IL: ChurchSmart Resources, 2001, p. 111.)


Factoid #2: “But, on average, the nation's richest 1%, who own two-fifths of U.S. wealth, donate just 2% of their incomes each year. ” Source: (†Philanthropy 2004, Provided by BusinessWeek Online, Dec. 21st, 2004 )

These and other Factoids can be found at ChurchGrowth Factoids


HighPower Thoughts Blog

HighPower Thoughts  Blog

(What I’m learning right now in the areas of Leadership Development, Church Growth, Simple Church, & Church Health.)

Recent Posts:

  • Church Leadership Animal Awareness -- There are four animals lurking around your church who can either help or hinder your ministry. You need to know what these animals are, and then care for them appropriately, if you want to have a healthy and growing church. Read more..

  • Multi-Site Church Growth Survey-- The growth of multi-site churches is incredible! This is no longer a fad; it is a movement of God that is reshaping the way church is done in America. Read more..
Check out other Blog entries here.
HighPower Thoughts Blog

Free Coaching Resources

NEW Resources:

We have a whole new layout of the list of Coaching Resources for your personal ministry within your local church. This is free to any and all Pastors. Below are two sample resources for you. Also visit here for the complete list.

Blue Sky Visioneering Exercises --This free resource for leaders includes four great exercises to help church leadership teams to do some really creative planning & dreaming. Exercises include: Newspaper Headlines; Best Practices; Vision Commitment Q's; and Big Picture Q's. This resource is free so there's no reason not to download it today! Read more..

Free Coaching Session - A lot of pastors have not experienced the power of coaching yet. I’ve been a believer and a practitioner of coaching for many years now. it is a powerful tool to help individuals, and pastors, to reach their goals. I’m happy to share this powerful tool for effective ministry with other pastors. Give it a try; I think you will enjoy the clarity of thought and planning which it provides. Contact me at “DrBill@HighPowerResources.com” for more info.

Other HighPower Coaching Resources can be found here.


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Software News

HighPower Library

HighPower Library is a very simple program that helps you keep track of all the books in your library. It is free to pastors, as our gift to thank you. Enjoy it, use it, share it with friends.

Other HighPower Software can be found here.


HighPower Sermon Available

Sermons - New Sermon Available

Built Upon the Rock -- If we keep our focus on Jesus and His invincible authority, then Our Church will succeed in fulfilling our part of the Great Commission. Read more…

More HighPower Sermons can be found here.


HighPower Dramas

Drama - New Drama Available

Job -- A humorous retelling of the story of Job, a righteous man who had everything a man could want. In order to test his faith, God allows Satan to make Job's life miserable. Although he questions God, Job's faith remains unshaken, and he is rewarded for his unwavering righteousness. Read more…

More HighPower Dramas can be found here.


HighPower Dramas

New Bible Study Series Available

"In Search of Life" Ecclesiastes Bible Study -- This is a great 16–lesson study of one of the most difficult to understand books of the Old Testament. This study includes a very comprehensive set of lessons which will give you a fabulous foundation for teaching or preaching from this wonderful book of the Bible. Ecclesiastes is a very relevant book for our day and age as so many people struggle to find meaning in life. All the answers are here, and they point right to Jesus Christ. Read more…

More Bible Studies can be found here.



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