I am happy to announce my new ministry project (outside of teaching Edu. Ministries in a Christian university).
After several months of brainstorming, praying, reflecting, and seeking counsel from trusted advisers, I have decided NOT to join a church staff on a part-time or interim basis and instead follow what I believe is a God-given passion.
For many years, I felt stirred to help congregations, more than just the one I was presently serving. I felt led to equip and encourage multiple congregations, especially those that were overlooked because of their size or location.
In following that call, I have formed a small ministry consulting firm called Maple Trail Ministry Consultants. You can see our website at: http://mapletrail.org. This ministry will allow me to stay connected with the local church and be a blessing to smaller congregations who need help in various areas.
We presently have a team of 7 consultants who are available to assist churches with ministry development and implementation strategies. Our vision is based in Ephesians 4:12 to “equip the saints for the work of ministry.” We are available to help in Christian education, administration, leadership, worship arts, visual media, and a whole slew of other things.
Maple Trail’s official coming-out party will be at the 3 KBC Super Saturday events I am presenting at. During those events, I will be getting our information out to hundreds of pastors and lay leaders.
You can pray for our little firm that God will use it to build His kingdom and equip smaller congregations to do what He has called them to.
Do check us out at http://mapletrail.org