By Joe Mckeever on Sep 7, 2017
Get out of the office, pastor, and knock on some doors. Later, you can get your people to do it. But first, you do it. Do it by yourself, if you must. Or take someone with you. Do it by appointment or cold-turkey. But do it. That is as profound a way as I know to build a great church.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 19, 2021
Where are all the great small churches?
Would you know one if you saw one?
They exist. There’s no doubt about that. There are great small churches in every country, serving every ethnic group and in virtually every language. They worship in every imaginable liturgical style and they meet in every type of building – including no building at all.
By Bill Couchenour on Jan 31, 2013
Relationships are more important to church growth than preaching, media or music. How are yours?
By Lance Witt on Aug 14, 2017
What are the makings of an exceptional team?
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Apr 9, 2021
Today, something unexpected is happening. There is a small but distinct movement of young people abandoning the smoke machines, multi-purpose buildings and celebrity pastors of recent church models, and heading back towards traditional worship services, where sacraments are central, buildings are beautiful, and the liturgy has a historic rootedness about it.
By Chris Surber on Nov 19, 2018
God uses big churches for certain Kingdom jobs, and God uses little churches for specific assignments.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Dec 11, 2014
Help your listeners connect with your preaching points--and their purpose!
By Greg Stier on Oct 24, 2018
Greg Stier learned to exegete a text at the same time he learned to swing a hammer. It paid off.
By Matt Steen on Jul 9, 2020
Some behaviors are like cancer to a leadership team. Are any of them part of your team?
By Glenn Packiam on Jan 13, 2017
Should I tell the team what I want them to do or should I let them create on their own?
By Lane Sebring on Sep 8, 2014
Andy Stanley says "building tension" is something every good storyteller should do. Every good story captures your heart first and then points you to the solution or resolution.
By Ron Geyer on May 28, 2021
Actors know that where a story is told can influence how or whether the story is heard. It's true whether your story comes from Shakespeare or Solomon.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Oct 28, 2014
Not all change is bad. What if "new" ways of preaching and doing church actually take us closer to the New Testament model?
By Adam Russell on Oct 22, 2018
You have creatives in your church right now. It's not enough to make room for them, you should build a safe place for them, as well.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 25, 2014
Brandon Cox: "When it comes to leading a strong ministry and building a healthy church, it takes more than solid theology or smart strategy."