Basic Tools

Basic Tools to Implement the Vision

By Title
By Category
By Index

[Note: The questions in the Appendix, A of When the Members are the Missionaries have been rewritten.  You will find them at Basic Tools 3 to 3D]

Member Mission offers a series of helpful resources that we call Basic Tools to aid in training and development of fledgling member missionaries.

By Title:

Basic Tools 1 — A Theology for Member Missions
Basic Tools 1A — Some first steps in a theology for member mission
Basic Tools 1B — Start small and how to do it
Basic Tools 2 — Reflecting on our daily arenas
Basic Tools 3 — Our daily arenas as our daily mission fields
Basic Tools 3A — Hints for discovering your present daily missions
Basic Tools 3B — Worksheets for discovering each of your present daily missions
Basic Tools 3C — Your Daily Missions at a Glance
Basic Tools 3D — Developing Your Personal Road Map
Basic Tools 4 — Discovering God’s gifts for our missions
Basic Tools 5 — Congregational missions and member missions
Basic Tools 6 — Maslow on our daily missions
Basic Tools 7 — The congregation’s vision for mission
Basic Tools 8 — A vision of a deacon’s mission
Basic Tools 9 — Discerning each of my current daily missions – an alternate
Basic Tools 10 — Building a team to help me in each of my daily missions
Basic Tools 11 — Teach a spirituality that empowers member mission
Basic Tools 12 — A guide for decision-making
Basic Tools 13 — Moving member mission further into congregational life
Basic Tools 14 – “Mission” and “missionary” as good words
Basic Tools 15 – Leading as well as managing
Basic Tools 16 – Introduction for planners
Basic Tools 17 — Congregational missions that support member missions
Basic Tools 18 — Small groups that support member mission
Basic Tools 19 — Using systems theory for member mission
Basic Tools 20 — Member Mission Shapes a Baptism and preparation for it — Proposal for performing a baptism
Basic Tools 21 — Finding teammates
Basic Tools 22 — Twelve Marks of Member Mission in Use in a Congregation
Basic Tools 23 — Leading Another to Jesus and Into God’s Mission
Basic Tools 24 — Love and justice: the signs of God’s presence and work
Basic Tools 25 — The Gospel and salvation
Basic Tools 26 — A theology for member mission: seven truths
Basic Tools 27 — Some reading for ministry and mission in daily life
Basic Tools 28 — The Vision of the Member Mission Network
Basic Tools 29 — For Tools to Implement
Basic Tools 30 — Member Mission Resources — Order Form
Basic Tools 31 — Editorial Comments and Listings
Basic Tools 32 — Some Background
Basic Tools 33 — Theological Principles
Basic Tools 34 — Hints for Trainers and Leaders of Member Mission

 

By Category:

First steps:
Basic Tools 1 — A Theology for Member Mission
Basic Tools 1A — Some first steps in a theology for member mission
Basic Tools 1B — Start small and how to do it
Basic Tools 2 — Reflecting on our daily arenas
Basic Tools 3 — Our daily arenas as our daily mission fields
Basic Tools 3A — Hints for discovering you present daily missions
Basic Tools 3B — Worksheets for discovering each of your present daily missions
Basic Tools 3C — Your Daily Missions at a Glance
Basic Tools 3D — Developing You Personal Road Map
Basic Tools 4 — Discovering God’s Gifts for our missions
Basic Tools 9 — Discerning each of my current daily missions — an alternate
Basic Tools 14 — “Mission” and “missionary” as good words
Basic Tools 20 — Member mission Shapes a Baptism and preparation for it–Proposal for performing a baptism
Basic Tools 22 — Twelve Marks of Member Mission in Use in a Congregation
Basic Tools 23 — Leading Another to Jesus and Into God’s presence and work
Basic Tools 26 — A theology for member mission: seven truths
Basic Tools 28 — The vision of the Member Mission Network
Basic Tools 29 — For Tools to Implement
Basic Tools 33 — Theological Principles
Basic Tools 34 — Hints for Trainers and Leaders of Member Mission

Next steps:
Basic Tools 5 — Congregational missions and member missions
Basic Tools 10 — Building a team to help me in each of my daily missions
Basic Tools 21 — Finding Teammates

Needed supports:
Basic Tools 6 — Maslow on our daily missions
Basic Tools 11 — Teach a spirituality that empowers member mission
Basic Tools 12 — A guide for decision-making
Basic Tools 17 — Congregational missions that support member mission
Basic Tools 18 — Small groups that support member mission
Basic Tools 24 — Love and justice:  the signs of God presence and work
Basic Tools 25 — The Gospel and salvation
Basic Tools 27 — Some reading for ministry and mission in daily life
Basic Tools 30 — Member Mission Resources — Order Form
Basic Tools 31 — Editorial Comments and Listings
Basic Tools 32 — Some Background

Organization:
Basic Tools 7 — The congregation’s vision for mission
Basic Tools 8 — A vision of a deacon’s mission
Basic Tools 13 — Moving member mission further into congregational live
Basic Tools 15 –Leading as well as managing
Basic Tools 17 — Congregational missions that support member missions
Basic Tools 19 — Using systems theory for member mission

Planning:
Basic Tools 16 — Introduction for planners

Index:

Building a team — Basic Tools 10
Congregational missions and member missions — Basic Tools 5
Congregational Missions that support member missions — Basic Tools 17
Congregation’s vision for mission — Basic Tools 7
Decision-making — Basic Tools 12
Daily arenas as daily mission fields — Basic Tools 3
Discerning daily missions — Basic Tools 3A, Basic Tools 3B, Basic Tools 3C, and Basic Tools 3D (with Basic Tools 9 as an alternate)
Discovering God’s gifts — Basic Tools 4
Finding teammates — Basic Tools 21
Gospel and salvation — Basic Tools 25
Helps — Basic Tools 27, Basic Tools 31, and Basic Tools 32
Hints for Trainers and Leaders of Member Mission — Basic Tools 34
Introduction for planners — Basic Tools 16
Leading Another to Jesus and Into God’s Mission — Basic Tools 23
Leading as well as managing — Basic Tools 15
Love and justice: the signs of God’s presence and work– Basic Tools 24
Maslow — Basic Tools 6
Member Mission Shapes a Baptism and preparation for it — Proposal for performing a baptism — Basic Tools 20
“Mission” and “missionary” as good words — Basic Tools 14
Moving member mission further into congregational life — Basic Tools 13
Order form —  Basic Tools 30
Reflecting on our daily arenas — Basic Tools 2
Small groups that support member mission — Basic Tools 18
Spirituality — Basic Tools 11
Theology — Basic Tools 1, Basic Tools 1A, Basic Tools 1B, Basic Tools 26, and Basic Tools 33
Tools for Implement — Basic Tools 29
Twelve Marks of Member mission in Use in a Congregation — Basic Tools 22
Using systems theory — Basic Tools 19
Vision of a deacon’s mission — Basic Tools 8
Vision of member mission network — Basic Tools 28