By Sermoncentral on Dec 21, 2015
Here's how to bring them back before Easter!
By Brian Croft on Apr 24, 2018
Here are 4 suggestions to consider as you talk to a prospective church member who does not articulate a clear knowledge of the gospel.
By Thom Rainer on Oct 17, 2017
"Words have meaning. And if church members start articulating words consistently, those words begin to reflect the priorities and passions of the church."
By Jim Morgan on Sep 12, 2016
Redefining members (not pastors and staff) as the “church” and the community (not members) as the “customer” would reverse the lens through which churches evaluate nearly every decision they make today.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2021
Church members aren’t looking for super-pastors, they want basic pastoral competence, honesty and leadership. That’s what they ought to expect.
By Rick Warren on Jan 19, 2013
Rick Warren explains what he calls "Purpose Driven Preaching."
By Joanna Gray on Nov 28, 2016
As church communicators we’re constantly looking for ways to make the ministry better not only for visitors, but for our church members as well. There are always little hints and quips here and there that our church family members say that give us a not-so-gentle nudge toward what we should be doing to better the ministry and further the mission.
By Lisa Robinson on Jul 15, 2016
Lisa is a member of Town North Presbyterian Church (PCA) and graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. She is also a non-profit professional, anti-poverty advocate, and writer at theothoughts.comLisa is a member of Town North Presbyterian Church (PCA) and graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. She is also a non-profit professional, anti-poverty advocate, and writer at theothoughts.com
By Sermoncentral on Dec 22, 2016
Many church leaders and members have such misperceptions about the unchurched, churches often fail to reach them, or even attempt to reach them.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 10, 2019
As you develop your outreach strategy, consider including a plan for equipping your church members to be recommenders and inviters
By Lance Witt on Mar 6, 2017
Whether you are leading a team or you are a member of a team, you must keep your eye on the bullseye of health and productivity.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 18, 2019
Especially in small churches, each member has greater impact. This tends to attract control freaks. But we can deal with them lovingly and effectively.
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 22, 2017
"Any pastor can tell you about it. Even when you do your best to serve God by ministering to His people, some church members are not going to forgive you. You didn’t do it their way, weren’t there when they called, didn’t jump at their bark." So how do you handle these kinds of situations?
By Chris Surber on Jan 17, 2014
"Here is a list of people who have left the church in the last few years. We would like you to call on them to see if you can win a few of them back."
By Hans Wunch on Oct 9, 2019
You spent so much time this week at the hospital with church members, you thought about stopping by human resources to pick up a paycheck.