House Cleaning

Jun 9, 2010 by

Are you kidding me? I was a church pastor and now you offer me a job cleaning houses? Yes! Provided your pride does get in the way! Jesus taught the disciples to seat people in rows (ushering), then taught them to hand out baskets of fish and bread (waitressing) and then he taught them how to clean up the whole meal and retrieve the baskets (bus-boy). If that is the training for the twelve guys who will sit on the twelve thrones over the twelve tribes, maybe there is a bright future for you cleaning houses. Kathy and I use house and office cleaning in conjunction with our window cleaning business. In window cleaning, especially in winter, you have a lot of rain outs. So we mix house/office cleaning with window cleaning and the...

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Window Cleaning

Jun 9, 2010 by

Run a Window Cleaning Company! Don’t be afraid to work with your hands! Many of you are not, but I have met some pastors that think this is below their dignity! Jesus and Paul both worked with their hands. Many find working with their hands a great therapy for the emotional and spiritual abuse they have experienced. Start up costs: Minimal compared to other businesses. Chances are you already own a ladder or two. You will need a bucket, a window mop, a good quality squeegee, a bottle of Dawn Dish Soap, some old rags, a window razor from Wal Mart, a medium stiff brush to use on screens. This will get you started. In time you will want different sizes of squeegees, extension poles, different sizes of window razors, a belt with a...

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Other Approaches To Worshiping

May 31, 2010 by

Many of you, after a period of healing and enlightenment, may very well return to full-time ministry in the world of organized religion. For those who do, we wish to bless you and hope you will help change the church in dramatic and life-giving ways. Our prayers go out for you. For others, the day has come when you can not stomach an institutional church again. Something very deep in your spirit tells you this really isn’t a good represetation of Jesus on this earth. After all these years of serving and sacrificing, you see little for all that effort and giving. You may be weary of the politics, human culture and humanism that has infected the church over tha last two thousand years. House Church:For some of you, the house church may be the...

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How Do I Earn A Living Now?

May 31, 2010 by

FIRST: You probably never expected to find yourself here, unemployed by church termination or resigned with a case of – “I never thought the ministry was like this.” You are not alone. If you have read our web site you know 1,000 to 1,500 church leaders a month, every month, step away from their posts. On this page we hope to give you some very basic advice. Since so many of you will read this material in different states of emotional turmoil, the value of the material will vary for each person. EDUCATION Never say never! Yes, you may now be middle aged with teens, and debts. But it may not be too late to go back to school! For some of you, it may not work out, but for others many Government programs...

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