Construction Workers Wanted: 25 Ways to Build Up Your Church
Delivered By
From Pastor David
Delivered On
February 19, 2018
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 Romans 14:19 says, “Therefore let us pursue the things which make for peace and the things by which one may edify another.”  Ephesians 4:12 – 13 tells us why, “to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until all of us come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to maturity, to the measure of the full stature of Christ.       

   Here are 25 Ways to build up your Church {from Discipleship resources}

  (1) Ignite the spiritual fires to your own soul. 

(2) Carefully study your Bible with the aid of good resource materials. 

(3) Remember, you are the church; the place where you study & worship on is a building. 

(4) Support your church fellowship with regular attendance. 

(5) Frequently pray for your church leaders.  

(6) Look for ways to encourage your brothers & sisters in Christ. 

(7) Discover your own unique & best method of witnessing to others & do it often. 

(8) Give freely & generously of your time, talents, money, & prayers, remembering all that you have or ever hope to have belongs to God.

(9) Believe in your church & speak highly of its accomplishments & possibilities. 

(10) Systematically invite people to attend study & worship with you on Sunday as well as on other occasions. 

(11) Don't spend a lot of time criticizing others for what your church is not doing. Do something yourself. 

(12) When you use your church building facilities, seek to leave it better than when you found it.

(13) Frequently ask your church leaders, "What can I do to help?" 

(14) When you are prone to criticize your minister & others, remember that they are human & therefore make their fair share of mistakes. 

(15) Refuse to harbor hard feelings toward anyone. 

(16) When you attend a church business meeting, attend with a Christ-like spirit. Look for the good & the constructive. 

(17) Encourage frequent & wise use of your church building facilities.

(18) Endeavor to get all the facts about events, happenings, & decisions in your church before offering your advice on most subjects. (19) Lend your enthusiastic support to new forms of worship, programming, & outreach. 

(20) Be an active member of a prayer & work group. 

(21) When your co-workers do something worthwhile, thank them for what they have done. 

(22) When members sin, love them, forgive them, care for them, & let bygones be bygones. 

(23) Dare to dream creative & construction dreams of what your church can become. 

(24) Pursue your creative & constructive dreams for your church as if your church depended on you & you alone. 

(25) In all things for your Christian life & church, first ask, "What would Jesus do." 

The psalmist declared, "My help comes from the Lord." (Psalm 121:3)
 

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