Community Relationships Manual

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From the Community Relationships Extended Manual for Leadership Development Course(LDC) by Stephen Mayers and Barry Austin.

Community Relationships including interactive worksheets for stimulating spiritual growth for people in communities, small groups or leadership teams.


By Barry Austin & Stephen Mayers

Table of Contents

Part 1

  • A. Community relationships and small groups
  • B. Some objectives for discipling in small groups
  • C. Cells
  • D. What is pastoral care?
  • E. Development & Care on YWAM bases and teams
  • F. Development & Care coordinator job description
  • G. Developing supportive relationships
  • H. Developing friendship/discipleship relationships
  • I. Prayer partnerships
  • J. Guidelines for small groups
  • K. Leading discussion in a small group
  • L. What to do when we think our leaders are wrong
  • M. Good morale through good communication
  • N. Relationship guidelines for staff men and women
  • O. A model for orientation of new staff
  • P. Attracting and keeping long term staff

Part 2

  • 1. Care & Accountability Questions
  • 2. Spiritual Check­up
  • 3. Character Growth that makes us Fruitful for God
  • 4. Commanded to Love One Another
  • 5. Developing Team Relationships
  • 6. Balanced Personal Growth
  • 7. Authority
  • 8. Self­control
  • 9. Leadership Evaluation
  • 10. Setting Priorities
  • 11. Attitudes that Cause Conflict
  • 12. Fruit of the Spirit
  • 13. Seven Conditions that Threaten our Spiritual Passion
  • 14. Five Kinds of People We will Relate to.
  • 15. The Window of our Lives
  • 16. Five Languages of Love
  • 17. Finishing the Race
  • 18. Community care test
  • 19. Living and communicating hope as a leader
  • 20. Workaholic test
  • 21. Dealing with burnout
  • 22. Synergy
  • 23. Assessing how we function
  • 24. Discipleship communities
  • 25. Guidelines for relating to your local church
  • 26. The importance of developing a prayer shield
  • 27. Clarifying expectations in marriage
  • 28. Making decisions in marriage
  • 29. Developing communication
  • 30. Communication time for busy couples
  • 31. Negotiating with your teenager
  • 32. Pastoral support questionnaire
  • 33. Cultural adjustment questionnaire
  • Appendix 1: welcome letter to new staff
  • Appendix 2: Hosting new staff
  • Appendix 3: Staff interviews

Original PDF

(note this document is too long for one entry in the KB... so I have put the PDF here instead. Articles need to be broken out of the document to be of use for us)

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