Christ-likeness demands that we put the focus on Him and keep it there. We look to the Lord as our standard, source of strength, motivation, and means of maintaining unity. And, we point others to Him as well. If we are not careful, we can easily lose that focus in staff evaluations. . . . Continue reading Staff Evaluations: The Right Focus?
Part of the purpose of doing staff evaluations should be not only to assess how well a person is doing in their ministry but also to set goals as a result of that assessment in areas needing change and growth. However, we must always make it clear that the goals need to be based on the ability of God to . . . Continue reading Staff Evaluations: Change is Possible
Change is possible when people understand the availability of God’s power to reach goals established through staff evaluations and then tap into that power.
Paul had just made an assessment, of sorts, of the church at Thessalonica, when writing . . . Continue reading Staff Evaluations: Goals Based on God’s Power
You might question how staff evaluations are tied in to the Gospel. Obviously it would pertain to those who are involved in outreach types of ministries but what about other ministries? Here’s how: The power of Gospel affects . . . Continue reading Staff Evaluations: Tied in to the Gospel?
Sometimes when doing staff evaluations issues arise pertaining to weaknesses, strengths, or even sin. Finding God’s grace sufficient can help the person work through whatever the issue. Leaders, make helping people grab hold of that grace an important objective in staff evaluations and you’ll tend to see . . . Continue reading Grace Sufficient for Staff Evaluations
If spiritual gifts are special divine empowerment to do ministry, then it would seem important to have people with the best fit in the various ministries. While you can list the gifts needed for the various positions on job descriptions and administer a spiritual gifts test prior to placement in ministry, sometimes people’s gifts aren’t obvious until actually in ministry. Staff evaluations provide a venue for stepping back and asking if the ministry seems to be a good fit for the individual. . . . Continue reading Staff Evaluations: Assessing Ministry Fit?