PERIMETER CHURCH VOLUNTEER GUIDELINES Impacting lives to make the Bride more beautiful The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many.  — MATTHEW 20:28   VOLUNTEER MISSION: Our mission is to create a wonderful experience for volunteers at Perimeter Church. We hope [...]


Accountability Questions


    At CDM, we have been gathering accountability questions for years, and though this is not an exhaustive list, it is extensive. We don't recommend every person answer every question, but we have found that allowing members of your group to choose 3-5 questions - specifically those they would like to be asked in [...]

Accountability Questions2023-03-24T11:02:03-05:00

Time: The Gift that Can’t Be Re-gifted!


Article by Dennis Bennett MEMORIZE THIS STATEMENT: God has not given us more things to do in a day than He has given us the time to get it done.   I served as Academic Dean at a Bible college in South Africa. I told the students at the beginning of each year if they felt a teacher [...]

Time: The Gift that Can’t Be Re-gifted!2023-03-24T11:08:15-05:00

Let’s Not Lose the Basics


Article by Dennis Bennett The great football coach, Weeb Eubank, had a tradition at the beginning of every season. He would take all the new and seasoned players, sit them down, and then begin his lecture. He would take a football, stick it in their faces, and say to them, "Gentlemen, this is a football! Get to [...]

Let’s Not Lose the Basics2023-03-24T11:08:19-05:00

Interconnected Discipleship


Article by Dennis Bennett The goal of all our ministries is to make kingdom disciples. But what does that mean? A full-grown kingdom disciple would have two main characteristics. He would look, act, and think like Jesus and would be actively helping others become kingdom disciples.   There is no kingdom disciple outside the church, because the [...]

Interconnected Discipleship2023-03-24T11:08:25-05:00

Children in Communion


Article by Dennis Bennett This may sound like a dangerous topic in our circles, but there is so much we are missing. We do not allow children to take the elements, but why do we ignore them while the rest of us participate? Let's think through some history. In Jewish homes throughout the centuries, the Passover was [...]

Children in Communion2023-03-24T11:08:31-05:00

Organizing Discipleship


Article by Dennis Bennett & Cami Summers In Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin says, "Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it's not all mixed up." It has also been said this way, "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail." Both statements express great truth, and one of the problems [...]

Organizing Discipleship2023-03-24T11:08:35-05:00

How We Teach and How They Learn, Part 1


Article by Dennis Bennett Over the years I have gone to MANY teacher training workshops. What I found interesting is that most of them simply focused on expanding a teacher's arsenal of methods. After many years of studying the subject of how we learn and process new information, I have discovered that when you lay out all [...]

How We Teach and How They Learn, Part 12023-03-24T11:09:03-05:00

How We Teach and How They Learn, Part 2


Article by Dennis Bennett In order to understand how to teach, learn, or even preach effectively, we must understand how people process information. This is the subject of learning styles. Most teaching and preaching are done according to one's own learning style. By doing this we miss reaching those who do not learn the same way we [...]

How We Teach and How They Learn, Part 22023-03-24T11:09:07-05:00
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