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Jesus Never Told Us to Fill Church Buildings

Jesus didn’t tell us to “work really hard to gather people into large crowds to fill up your church buildings. Then I’ll know that you love me.”
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Are Pastors Mandated Reporters Regarding Child Abuse?

Are pastors mandated reporters regarding child abuse? The laws vary by state, and some states are even in the process of changing their laws. Here's what you need to know if you work in a church.
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Does YOUR Church Have Social Media Guidelines (You Should!)

Do you have social media guidelines for your church/staff? You should. Unfortunately, as this is such new territory for churches, few do.
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You Can Recover From Burnout: 12 Keys to Finding Your New Normal

To recover from burnout and overwhelm, you need better patterns, not just a better attitude.
getting things done

5 GTD Apps to Simplify Your Processes

“Getting Things Done” isn’t about being superhuman. It’s about having the right tools and using them effectively. With GTD apps, it’s more Batman than Superman.
church administration

7 Skills for Effective Church Administration

I believe there are some helpful skills for those who want to lead in church administration to not only care for and disciple the people in the church now, but actually grow and be healthy at the same time
Creating a Church Annual Report For Your Church

Creating a Church Annual Report

If your church's fiscal year ends this summer, it’s almost that time of year again. Time to create your church annual report.
Hiring a Children's Ministry Director

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Children’s Ministry Director

The children's ministry director is one of the most critical hires you can make. Here are great questions to use when hiring your children's ministry director.
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Here’s the Data on Church Performance During the Pandemic

Christianity Today compiled survey statistics from Associated Press, Pew Research, and the American Family Survey, asking people their opinions on church performance during the pandemic. 
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4 Critical Roles of Church Administration

Church administration is the place where the church demonstrates the gospel message and priorities. Church administration is where the church walks the walk in a way that supports the gospel talk.
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Asking for a Raise … 10 Tips Your Executive Pastor Wants You to Know

Don’t Say These 5 Things When Asking Your Executive Pastor for a Raise
church directory

How a Church Directory Connects Members During Tough Times

Throughout the pandemic, directories and the important information they contain have kept church members linked, strengthened their bonds and helped to ensure that everyone feels loved and valued.
executive pastor

My First Four Lessons as an Executive Pastor

Do you know the distinguishing differences between being the leader and supporting the leader?
hiring mistakes

7 Church Hiring Mistakes That Could Cost You Thousands

I firmly believe that if you take these recruiting tips and apply them—and avoid the hiring pitfalls—you will literally save more than $100K in the long run.
organizational change

True Organizational Change Requires a Little Chaos

The process of organizing the business keeps you in business. Unfortunately, organizational change can just as quickly be the beginning of the end
disorganized leader

3 Ways a Disorganized Leader Holds the Team Back

It is bad leadership for leaders to shrug their shoulders and laugh about their disorganized leadership.
great administrative assistant

How to Develop a Great Administrative Assistant

A great administrative assistant can become your partner and one of your most powerful assets as a leader when you work as a team.
how to start a church

3 Perspectives on How to Start a Church With Little to No Money

When it comes to how to start a church, two things are certain: (1) God can provide, and (2) people matter more than money.
ministry expenses

Doubling the Value of a Pastor’s Ministry Expenses

All ministers have ministry expenses. What many churches and ministers don’t realize is the value to a church and to a minister in implementing an Accountable Reimbursement Plan for ministry expenses, especially in light of recent tax law changes.
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The Top 3 Project Delivery Methods for Your Successful Building Project

One of the most crucial steps in the early stages of planning for a church building project is choosing the right project delivery method. Each delivery system has its characteristic advantages and disadvantages depending on the type and size of the project.
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