Adelita’s Gift: The Value of Asking the Right Questions

Watch Pastor Mike Mather of Broadway United Methodist Church in Indianapolis tell how one of his congregations started asking different questions, discovered Adele’s gift and got “a lotta great food” as a bonus.

Then join the conversation and share your comments on these questions:
What are you doing to identify the gifts, skills, passion of people in your neighborhood or the people that you serve? What are you doing to connect people based on these gifts?

Video by Jack Pearpoint of Inclusion Press. Used with permission.

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About the Lead Author

Mike Mather
Mike Mather is the pastor at Broadway United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. It is his second tenure at Broadway. He served there from 1986-1991 and then he was sent to serve another church named Broadway in South Bend. He came back to the Indianapolis Broadway UMC in 2003. Mike is the author of Sharing Stories, Shaping Community and Having Nothing, Possessing Everything: Finding Abundant Communities in Unexpected Places. In addition to his work in Indianapolis, he often meets with congregations and communities in the US and abroad on community development and engagement.

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