By Karl Vaters on Sep 5, 2022
If we prioritized health, not as a means to growth, but as an end in itself, would we be in a greater position to represent Jesus to the world?
By Jonathan Howe on Sep 30, 2022
How can using Facebook help you promote your church?
By Karl Vaters on Aug 30, 2022
We're often told that small churches are failing at church growth. But sometimes church growth ideas are failing in smaller churches.
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 11, 2022
Get out of the office, pastor, and knock on some doors. Later, you can get your people to do it. But first, you do it. Do it by yourself, if you must. Or take someone with you. Do it by appointment or cold-turkey. But do it. That is as profound a way as I know to build a great church.
By SermonCentral on Feb 10, 2023
Brandon Cox: "When it comes to leading a strong ministry and building a healthy church, it takes more than solid theology or smart strategy."
By Peter Mead on Mar 13, 2020
It is too easy to drift into another passage (or ten) and dissipate the impact of the passage we said we would preach.
By Peter Mead on Jul 4, 2021
The Bible is relevant. We don't need to "make it relevant," but we do need to demonstrate how it is relevant.
By SermonCentral on May 9, 2022
This is the focus of all Satan’s massive, multifarious strategies: to dis-courage us through dis-belief in God’s promises.
By Karl Vaters on May 25, 2022
Different sizes of churches serve different functions. And they face different challenges.
By Lance Witt on Nov 28, 2023
What are the makings of an exceptional team?
By SermonCentral on Aug 10, 2019
As you develop your outreach strategy, consider including a plan for equipping your church members to be recommenders and inviters
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 16, 2023
Joe McKeever's list is pretty clear. And we need to hear it!
By Rob O'lynn on Sep 6, 2021
"Hey, Pastor, could you say a few words..." Use this strategy to deliver short, meaningful talks with little or no prep time.
By Greg Stier on Aug 1, 2023
Sometimes the words “altar call” trigger images of sawdust trails and endless verses of “Just as I am” with preachers prodding, pushing and persuading sinners to come forward down the aisle in front of God and everyone.
By Todd Brown on Mar 11, 2022
Working with hundreds of churches over the last 35 years, I have observed three common elements of successful building programs and all three are characteristics displayed by quality leaders.