Today’s guest post is from Eugenia Freiburger. Eugenia serves as adjunct faculty for two seminaries in Richmond, VA and also as a consultant helping churches develop an equipping culture. She willingly shares what she has learned about church culture and serving with leaders around the world.
In a nutshell, equipping is a return to the biblical model of releasing ministry back to the people. It’s not something delegated to an individual to accomplish alone, although one person can serve as the champion. Each leader—staff and volunteer—needs to be on board so the values of an equipping church are seen in each program, ministry, and system of the church. And the benefits are many! (more…)