People often ask me who they need to have on their RCIA teams. By that, they generally mean, what job descriptions do they need to fill. In his book Good to Great, Jim Collins makes the point that getting the right kind of people is more important than filling the right job descriptions. If you look for talented, gifted, faith-filled Catholics to serve on your team, the jobs will take care of themselves.
The Lutheran Church has a comprehensive list of spiritual gifts on their Web site. Are most of these gifts represented on your team? Two that caught my attention and that I could do a better job recruiting for are “mercy” and “artistry” Take a look at the list and then click on the comment link. Let us know which gifts your team is strong in and which you need to develop.
And if you want to discern what your own spiritual gifts are, the Lutherans have a tool for that too. Click here to take your own assessment.
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