The Equipper Newsletter -- April 9, 2007

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He is risen! He is risen indeed! Easter continues all year for God's people. Every Sunday is a celebration of the resurrection. May the joy of Jesus' resurrection power all of our service to the Lord!

Start Talking!

Start a conversation about volunteering/working for the Lord. What do people really think about serving? What good and bad experiences have they had? What would they really like to do? We're often too busy 'doing,' and too caught up in the right-now, to talk about the really important, and to really listen to each other. You just might be surprised at what you learn.

If you're staff or a leader, ask an open-ended question at the next meeting you lead. Perhaps have participants share answers in small groups or pairs. If you're not in a leader position, ask such a question to a friend or acquaintance. Or ask it of the leader and the group when you're at a meeting.

The church is God's people together: worshiping together, studying His Word together, caring for each other, and serving together. Talking about serving, and learning more about each other's serving styles, experiences and desires, is part of helping each other serve. When we help each other serve, the church thrives.

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Start talking and keep talking!

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Published by Karen Kogler
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