Associate Pastor

First Christian Reformed Church,
Redlands, CA;
9/1988 to 11/1991

  • Expanded small groups and other education ministries

  • Trained greeters and teams to follow up with guests during the after-worship fellowship time.

  • Led a Discover Your Gifts seminar for 200 members and assisted them in finding their niche in ministry.

  • Developed and helped lead 6-week membership classes

  • Helped them transition to a blended worship service and start a second Sunday morning worship service.

  • Learned experientially the fundamentals of a large growing church and assisted them to grow 7% per year.