Most pastors believe small groups are vital to the life of the church. But it is also one of the most difficult areas to build into a thriving ministry.Read More
Thoughts about church ministry, non-profit management, and resources.
Many non-profits, especially new and small ones, have a tendency to work toward their mission alone and rarely collaborate with others who have similar goals. Here are some common reasons why this happens and why every executive director should intentionally work towards partnership and collaboration.Read More
#MeToo took social media by storm a few weeks ago as the Harvey Weinstein scandal came into light. For the most part, churches have been fairly quiet on this. Pastors often shy away from anything controversial and want to stick to the Gospel. But in this case it’s missing an incredible (and needed) opportunity to minister to the church.Read More
Going to church with little kids is hard.It’s hard to arrive on time (diaper blow outs seem to be reserved for Sunday mornings). It’s hard to stay focused during sermons (did I get any sleep last night?). It’s hard to participate in church activities (the rule of the nap schedule is absolute).Read More
You started a non-profit to help people, not build a website. But websites are important, so back in 1996, taking inspiration from Bob Dole’s campaign website (which is still up), you used GeoCities and created a slammin site for your non-profit. Since then, you haven’t updated the site much and now it’s time to give it a fresh makeover.Read More
Has your church’s attendance and membership been in decline? Is there a new or newer church in the area that seems to always be expanding and growing?
Growing churches today almost always focus on four areas. They may look different and the verbiage may vary from church to church, but at its core, they are the same.Read More