COMPETITION Strength & Ministry Ideas
Individuals with the Competition strength from the CliftonStrengths assessment have a natural drive to win and an innate understanding of what it takes to be the best. They measure their progress against the performance of others and strive to rise to the top. In a church ministry context, someone with the Competition strength might serve in the following ways:
- Outreach Programs: Leading outreach initiatives with goals to touch more lives or surpass past outreach efforts in scope and impact.
- Fundraising: Driving fundraising activities with a focus on meeting and exceeding targets, perhaps organizing competitive events to increase giving.
- Youth Sports Ministries: Coordinating or coaching church sports programs where healthy competition can be used to teach biblical principles.
- Evangelism: Taking on the challenge of reaching more people than before, tracking progress and celebrating victories in bringing people to faith.
- Ministry Growth: Working to grow a ministry, tracking attendance, or participation metrics, and setting goals to ensure continued progress and reach.
- Service Projects: Leading service projects with specific goals in mind, motivating the team to outdo previous efforts in service hours or people served.
- Performance Metrics: Implementing and tracking performance metrics for various church activities, aiming for continuous improvement.
- Church Planting: Taking on the challenge of planting new churches and setting goals for rapid growth and health of the new congregations.
- Worship Team: Driving the worship team to improve, perhaps by aiming to engage more of the congregation in worship or enhancing the quality of the music.
- Volunteer Recruitment: Setting and meeting high targets for volunteer engagement, encouraging a spirit of 'giving your best' in service.
- Missions Competitions: Organizing competitions that benefit missions, like races or contests that raise funds for mission trips.
- Bible Quizzing Teams: Coaching or participating in Bible quizzing competitions, where memorization and application of Scripture are in a competitive format.
- Fitness Ministries: Leading fitness or health challenges within the church, promoting physical and spiritual well-being.
- Church Sports Leagues: Organizing or participating in church sports leagues, emphasizing personal improvement and teamwork within a competitive framework.
- Discipleship: Encouraging others in their spiritual growth with a focus on achieving personal 'bests' in areas like Bible study, prayer, and service.
- Social Media Engagement: Managing the church’s social media with an eye for metrics, aiming to maximize reach and impact.