By Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2019
If your church is healthy, quit stressing about getting bigger. God may not be calling you to bigness.
By Joe Mckeever on Mar 22, 2018
Whether we are a critic or a lover of the church — or for some of us, both — it's important to remain balanced.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2022
We need to lean away from the church-as-business model and into the church-as-relational-community model. Love God and love others.
By Charles Stone on May 30, 2022
In your church you’re probably trying to bring change in some way or are contemplating it.
By Karl Vaters on Nov 11, 2017
"Preaching the Word, training disciples and ministering to the community may or may not increase the number of people who sit in front of me from Sunday to Sunday. But it will produce a healthy church."
By Lance Witt on Oct 16, 2017
"In ministry, there are certain tensions that we must live with. Sometimes they seem contradictory, but they are tensions that are actually healthy for us."
By Sermoncentral on Jun 6, 2019
Many types of churches fulfill the Great Commission without seeing their own numerical growth.
By Rob Overton on Mar 19, 2020
"It is incredibly easy for a growing church to appear healthy while leaving bruised and battered people in its wake."
By Rev Mac Mccarthy on Dec 21, 2021
When leadership does not transition to development in a timely way, it becomes toxic.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 27, 2021
Show me a spiritually healthy church and I’ll show you a spiritually healthy pastor. Show me a spiritually unhealthy church and I’ll show you a spiritually unhealthy pastor.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 13, 2022
Many pastors say “I want this church to turn around”, when what we really mean is “I want this church to get bigger.” Those are two different goals.
By Sermoncentral on May 10, 2021
So, what if we could look into the future ten years from now, and see the characteristics of the healthiest churches in America? Would you be willing to make changes now? Take a look.
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 20, 2017
How do we let go of responsibility when we are wired so heavily towards not doing so? How do we delegate when the church holds us responsible for getting things done? How do we let go when doing so makes us sometimes feel so out of control?
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 3, 2020
Non-growing churches are not healthy, at least in some significant ways. Joe McKeever gives his input to help revive a church that seems to have "plateaued."
By Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2021
Hurting churches hurt people. Including pastors who try to help them. Here are 9 principles to help you stay strong.