STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL MINISTRY
It is God’s plan that you succeed in the sacred ministry. Our God is God of success, all the people who followed and walked with Him faithfully and consistently made tremendous impact of successful in His ministry; you too can be a successful minister if you can follow and improve on the following guidelines.
A praying pastor makes a praying church; a praying church makes a powerful firebrand church.
Prayer is the number one key that opens the gateway to success.
Prayer draws the invisible hand of the Almighty God to bless man and make him victorious over Satan and in all situations.
- Before you start your ministry in a new station, see Jesus as the model, set aside some days for intercessory prayers and fasting as the Lord shall lead. Pray for:-
—- Acceptability of the gospel
….. Against all territorial spirits
….. Impotency of al demons on assignment around
….. Wisdom and power
….. Faithful supporter & o. Workers like Aaron
….. Miracles and conversions
- Make your Assembly a praying church, a prayer less
Christian makes a powerless Christian.
— Have a consistent power packed prayer schedules
— Saturate every programmed, meeting with spirit filled prayer, not as a routine
— Have a name list of your members or each family and pray for them daily
— place before the altar your people’s request and let the church intercede
— Set aside at least 2hours personal communicate with God daily, 3days monthly and 7days yearly
— Organize prayer weeks, retreats, groups e.t.c. for your church regularly.
RECOMMMEND BOOKS TO READ
- Touch the world through prayer—Duewel
- prayer study course— Keneth Hagin
- The way of victorious praying — prof. Fomum.
—- Set aside at least 15 hours per week within your schedule
for quality sermon preparation time.
—- Good preaching
—- Interesting preaching
—- Spiritually nourishing preaching
—- Information, intelligent preaching
—- Evangelistic preaching
And let all your preaching be:-
- Bible based
- Spirit – filled
- Christ – centered
- life – related
- positive thinking
- prayer – supported