It’s necessary to have a dedicated, weekly time when staff are together. But these few hours are the only times ministry staff are required to be onsite.
A strategic approach can inform, influence, and engage your church members and guests.
Creativity can enhance clarity; it doesn’t need to be the enemy of clarity.
Edward Lansdale learned how people lived, not just where they lived, and, when possible, built inroads that led to knowing them better.
Most preachers have preferred topics and themes with which they are most comfortable. The problem with sermon non-planning is the tendency to rerun our favorites or fly to our comfort zones.
It is excruciating for me to recall some of the dumb things I did. I am so grateful for church members who demonstrated love and grace.
How amazing is it to be able to enjoy the Lord as much as we can?
In Christianity Considered, Frame takes the seeker on a journey explaining Christianity as an intellectual radicalism.
The needs of both believers and unbelievers are the same in any church, no matter the size. And the Savior who meets their needs is the same One.
In a session on marriage and missions, the trainer asked a group of hopeful church planters, “Men, who’s your pastor?” He waited. Crickets.