This book tells the story of a group of pastors who teamed up to learn whether “real change was possible in their personal lives and in the lives of their congregations”. The participants each share their part in the learning … Read the rest
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7 Things Every Church Needs to Know Before They Build
The following seven things are usually needed by every church that is planning to build and only the church can answer. Without answering these things your church construction project will … Read the rest
Special thanks to our guest blogger today, Mark Snowden.
But can you make disciples?
Pastor if you aren’t writing beyond the scope of your church publications, you should be. Here are seven reasons why you should be writing.
- Words, especially written words, have been used powerfully by God.
Martin Luther wrote the Ninety-Five Theses… Read the rest
We Are Not in Kansas Anymore, Toto!
Think of how you would react if you knew with certainty that the following would be doubled in the next few years: your chance of being severely injured following off a ladder, … Read the rest
Special thanks to Mike Thompson for his personal insight into the life of those with physical handicaps. His experience with churches provide us with a wealth of knowledge in a little talked about area of our ministries. Read this and … Read the rest
Have you tried to lead change, even a small one, in your church and ministry and found it extremely difficult? Do you find people in your church armed with a shield of resistance to any change? Is leading change one … Read the rest
How are pastors, along with everything else they are doing, supposed to develop leaders for every ministry in their church? This is no small task and I certainly had my struggles with it as a senior pastor. It takes time … Read the rest
With the new year almost upon us do you have an established and proven process for developing an army of volunteers to serve in every ministry in your church?
Are you preparing people to serve way ahead of time or … Read the rest
Thanks to our guest blogger today, Scott Couchenour, with www.servingstrong.com. He is a life coach assisting pastors and ministry leaders with avoiding burnout.
LEADING ON THE UPHILL
Occasionally I will join my wife who runs more religiously than I. … Read the rest