By Optisigns - on Mar 20, 2021
Bring your communication strategy into new light with modern digital signage.
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 Nathan Aaseng on Apr 19, 2019
Effective preaching requires learning to negotiate the perilous waters between two vital strategies.
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 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 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 Karl Vaters on May 26, 2022
Different sizes of churches serve different functions. And they face different challenges.
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.
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 Peter Mead on Oct 30, 2021
Peter Mead presents five big questions you should ask after you've studied the text.
By Michael Duduit on Sep 23, 2016
Barna makes these observations: “Attracting churchless people to corporate faith usually requires more than a few incremental refinements in outreach strategy and tactics. This is about more than improved marketing and having greeters at the church’s front door."
By Carey Nieuwhof on Mar 15, 2021
So as a church leader – as views on sexuality, family, parenting, drugs, finance and other values change – how do you respond? What do you do when the world for which you trained—maybe even the world where your approach was once effective—is disappearing before your eyes?
By Ron Edmondson on Mar 10, 2021
I realized I’m only one person and although everyone wanted some of my time and there were more ideas than we could ever accomplish, I knew I would burnout if I didn’t pace myself. This meant I said no to some things – really many things.
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 Lance Witt on Jan 8, 2018
"When your car is aligned, it runs more efficiently, creates less wear and tear, and operates more smoothly. The same is true in creating alignment and teamwork within our ministries. It takes intentionality; you never drift into alignment. People with skill know how to get down inside the organization and align its systems and structures to increase effectiveness, minimize wasted effort, and achieve greater health."