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 3 – D]

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 Tool 1 — A Theology for Member Missions
Basic Tool 1 – A — Some first steps in a theology for member mission
Basic Tool 1 – B — Start small and how to do it
Basic Tool 2 — What I an doing right now to make the world a better place
Basic Tool 3 — Our daily arenas as our daily mission fields
Basic Tool 3 – A — Hints for discovering your present daily missions
Basic Tool 3 – B — Worksheets for discovering each of your present daily missions
Basic Tool 3 – C — Your Daily Missions at a Glance
Basic Tool 3 – D — Developing Your Personal Road Map
Basic Tool 4 — Discovering God’s gifts for our missions
Basic Tool 5 — Congregational missions and member missions
Basic Tool 6 — Maslow on our daily missions
Basic Tool 7 — The congregation’s vision for mission
Basic Tool 8 — A vision of a deacon’s mission
Basic Tool 9 — Discerning each of my current daily missions – an alternate
Basic Tool 10 — Building a team to help me in each of my daily missions
Basic Tool 11 — Teach a spirituality that empowers member mission
Basic Tool 12 — A guide for decision-making
Basic Tool 13 — Moving member mission further into congregational life
Basic Tool 14 – “Mission” and “missionary” as good words
Basic Tool 15 – Leading as well as managing
Basic Tool 16 – Introduction for planners
Basic Tool 17 — Congregational missions that support member missions
Basic Tool 18 — Small groups that support member mission
Basic Tool 19 — Using systems theory for member mission
Basic Tool 20 — Member Mission Shapes a Baptism and preparation for it — Proposal for performing a baptism
Basic Tool 21 — Finding teammates
Basic Tool 22 — Twelve Marks of Member Mission in Use in a Congregation
Basic Tool 23 — Leading Another to Jesus and Into God’s Mission
Basic Tool 24 — Love and justice: the signs of God’s presence and work
Basic Tool 25 — The Gospel and salvation
Basic Tool 26 — A theology for member mission: seven truths
Basic Tool 27 — Some reading for ministry and mission in daily life
Basic Tool 28 — The Vision of the Member Mission Network
Basic Tool 29 — For Tools to Implement
Basic Tool 30 — Member Mission Resources — Order Form
Basic Tool 31 — Editorial Comments and Listings
Basic Tool 32 — Some Background
Basic Tool 33 — Theological Principles
Basic Tool 34 — Hints for Trainers and Leaders of Member Mission
Basic Tool 35 — Two completed mission discernment forms with some useful hints

 

 

By Category:

First steps:
Basic Tool 1 — A Theology for Member Mission
Basic Tool 1 – A — Some first steps in a theology for member mission
Basic Tool 1 – B — Start small and how to do it
Basic Tool 2 — What I am doing right not to make the world a better place
Basic Tool 3 — Our daily arenas as our daily mission fields
Basic Tool 3 – A — Hints for discovering you present daily missions
Basic Tool 3 – B — Worksheets for discovering each of your present daily missions
Basic Tool 3 – C — Your Daily Missions at a Glance
Basic Tool 3 – D — Developing You Personal Road Map
Basic Tool 4 — Discovering God’s Gifts for our missions
Basic Tool 9 — Discerning each of my current daily missions — an alternate
Basic Tool 14 — “Mission” and “missionary” as good words
Basic Tool 20 — Member mission Shapes a Baptism and preparation for it–Proposal for performing a baptism
Basic Tool 22 — Twelve Marks of Member Mission in Use in a Congregation
Basic Tool 23 — Leading Another to Jesus and Into God’s presence and work
Basic Tool 26 — A theology for member mission: seven truths
Basic Tool 28 — The vision of the Member Mission Network
Basic Tool 29 — For Tools to Implement
Basic Tool 33 — Theological Principles
Basic Tool 34 — Hints for Trainers and Leaders of Member Mission
Basic Tool 35 — Two completed mission discernment forms with some useful hints

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

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

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

Planning:
Basic Tool 16 — Introduction for planners

Index:

Building a team — Basic Tool 10
Congregational missions and member missions — Basic Tool 5
Congregational Missions that support member missions — Basic Tool 17
Congregation’s vision for mission — Basic Tool 7
Decision-making — Basic Tool 12
Daily arenas as daily mission fields — Basic Tool 3
Discerning daily missions — Basic Tool 3 – A, Basic Tool 3 – B, Basic Tool 3 – C, and Basic Tool 3 – D (with Basic Tool 9 as an alternate)
Discovering God’s gifts — Basic Tool 4
Finding teammates — Basic Tool 21
Gospel and salvation — Basic Tool 25
Helps — Basic Tool 27, Basic Tool 31, and Basic Tool 32
Hints for Trainers and Leaders of Member Mission — Basic Tool 34
Introduction for planners — Basic Tool 16
Leading Another to Jesus and Into God’s Mission — Basic Tool 23
Leading as well as managing — Basic Tool 15
Love and justice: the signs of God’s presence and work– Basic Tool 24
Maslow — Basic Tool 6
Member Mission Shapes a Baptism and preparation for it — Proposal for performing a baptism — Basic Tool 20
“Mission” and “missionary” as good words — Basic Tool 14
Moving member mission further into congregational life — Basic Tool 13
Order form —  Basic Tool 30
What I am doing right now to make the world a better place — Basic Tool 2
Small groups that support member mission — Basic Tool 18
Spirituality — Basic Tool 11
Theology — Basic Tool 1, Basic Tool 1 – A, Basic Tool 1 – B, Basic Tool 26, and Basic Tool 33
Tools for Implement — Basic Tool 29
Twelve Marks of Member mission in Use in a Congregation — Basic Tool 22
Two completed mission discernment forms with some helpful hints — Basic tool 35
Using systems theory — Basic Tool 19
Vision of a deacon’s mission — Basic Tool 8
Vision of member mission network — Basic Tool 28