Speak The Truth
EP. 29 Launching A Biblical Counseling Ministry In A Established Church W/Pastor Andy Swart
Oct 14, 2019 · 39 min
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  • Episode Notes
  • Moving from Planting (Metro Church) to an already established church (The Mount). 
  • Creating an environment that allows people to struggle, starting from the platform. 
  • Truth Renewed isn’t a replacement for the church regarding counseling, but an overflow of care. 
  • Truth Renewed is a training center to help equip church leaders to become biblical counselors and launch biblical counseling in the local church. 
  • Trident of ministry; robust theology, organization strategy, counsel and care.
  • In the same way, we raise up leaders to make Sunday happen, we need to raise up care leaders for the rest of the week - where ministry lives.
  • Don’t stop plowing, it takes time to bring life change and equipping the saints. 
  • Trust the process of sanctification.
  • Find those in your congregation who are gifted in caring for others, they’re serious about God’s Word and the process of transformation, and scholarship them. 
  • Find a line item in your budget to cultivate the saints in soul care. 
  • The posture of a pastor should be a leader of learning. 
  • Sunday morning is to edify the saints. 
  • Email us on any topics; topics@speakthetruth.org 
  • Reach out to Shauna if  you’d like to start a biblical counseling ministry @ christiancounseling.com 

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