By Karl Vaters on Sep 6, 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 Oct 1, 2022
How can using Facebook help you promote your church?
By Karl Vaters on Aug 31, 2022
We're often told that small churches are failing at church growth. But sometimes church growth ideas are failing in smaller churches.
By Ed Stetzer on Dec 14, 2016
I have worked for a long time to help pastors with growth barriers in their church. They can be anything from worship issues to strategy to theology and more. So many barriers can get in the way of a church growing, but a central one isn’t found in the processes of the church.
There may be a number of reasons a ministry grows cold and a church slows down. But often, the heart of the problem is the heart of the pastor.
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 12, 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 Optisigns - on Mar 20, 2021
Bring your communication strategy into new light with modern digital signage.
By Karl Vaters on May 26, 2022
Different sizes of churches serve different functions. And they face different challenges.
By Nathan Aaseng on Apr 19, 2019
Effective preaching requires learning to negotiate the perilous waters between two vital strategies.
By Peter Mead on Mar 14, 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 5, 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 Aug 10, 2019
As you develop your outreach strategy, consider including a plan for equipping your church members to be recommenders and inviters
By Sermoncentral on May 10, 2022
This is the focus of all Satan’s massive, multifarious strategies: to dis-courage us through dis-belief in God’s promises.
By Peter Mead on Oct 30, 2021
Peter Mead presents five big questions you should ask after you've studied the text.
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.
By Rob O'lynn on Sep 7, 2021
"Hey, Pastor, could you say a few words..." Use this strategy to deliver short, meaningful talks with little or no prep time.