Christian singers have gotten a lot of mainstream air-time lately. Recently Lauren Daigle and Avril Lavigne appeared on the finale of Dancing with the Stars and performed songs with heavy Christian themes.
Regardless of why someone visits your church, easing the tension your first-time guests feel is essential. By creating a positive experience, you will compel them to visit your worship service again or take the next step in getting further involved.
Just because you have a leadership position doesn’t mean you are leading. That’s a sobering thought.
Excommunicating someone who has completely stopped attending is, in effect, giving them what they’ve asked for.
There was an era when simply being a cool, relevant church helped churches reach unchurched people. That time is over.
Gavin Rogers serves as an associate pastor of Travis Park United Methodist Church in San Antonio, Texas. Pastor Roger's ministerial work concerns itself with helping...
Lysa Terkeurst faced a major blow to her marriage and two life-threatening illnesses in a relatively short amount of time. She shares how she managed to keep faith in God and keep leading even while her personal life was being severely shaken.
“I don’t think privilege in and of itself is the problem. I think the poor stewardship of privilege is the problem," Bryan Loritts says.
Alan Briggs discusses how pastors and other church leaders can manage expectations—both internal and external—in order to avoid "pastor overwhelm."
When Pastor Corey Nelson took over a pastorate in a very rough neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky, he didn't expect to transform it into a church for children. But that is exactly what God had in mind to help the neighborhood.
“Cynicism is subtle, but it’s identifiable because it means, ultimately, the loss of hope," Carey Nieuwhof says.
One hundred blessings that will cultivate gratitude in your heart.