April 24, 2020

Reset Before You Reopen

Bill Wilson

In preparing for the coming of the “New Normal” in your ministry, it is important to pause, pray and ponder about the coming adjustments and modifications needed. This is will be necessary before you reopen the doors and the church gathers together once again. Life and routines have changed quickly. The fact is life will not return to the former normal. Honest and truthful evaluations will prepare you and your ministry for the greatest opportunity for the church in your lifetime.

How will people be greeted on opening day?
Will you continue to live-stream your services?
How will people interact with the current “social distancing” recommendations?
Will the way you do children’s and student’s ministries need to change?

Reset Before You Reopen

When the current restrictions are slowly lifted and doors begin to open, every Pastor and every Church Leadership Team must be prepared to for the “New Normal”. The is an opportunity we must not miss.

Step 1: Assessment

…the prudent give thought to their steps.

Proverbs 14:15

It’s available as a printable PDF here: Worksheet: Lights

Step 2: Adjustment

The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways…

Proverbs 14:8

It’s available as a printable PDF here: Worksheet: Six Crucial Questions

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