By Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2021
It’s not about church growth. Or working harder. It’s about doing smarter ministry with our church’s current resources.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 7, 2022
Acts 2 does not give us a picture of Peter hearing from God in private, then coming to the disciples with the vision.
By Karl Vaters on May 13, 2022
Not every pastor is called to cast a grand, singular vision for their congregation.
By Sermoncentral on May 21, 2020
In this two-minute video John Piper reminds us that vision often leaks and it's our role to articulate it in fresh new ways.
By Ron Edmondson on May 7, 2021
You can’t recruit leaders – at least not effectively – if you never develop a culture to do so.
Reproducing cultures reproduce leaders.
By Josh Reich on Jan 26, 2022
The idea of recruiting volunteers is overwhelming and difficult at times. There never seems to be enough people, and the ones who are serving are often tired and feel like they are the only ones serving.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 1, 2021
Your church is in desperate need of a vision that is informed by God’s Word, inspired by God’s Spirit, and applied passionately and broken-heartedly to your local context.
By John Gilman Ii on Feb 19, 2021
How can a group of people who are committed to seeing something great happen and are willing to put in the time and energy it takes, only to see their vision fail?
By Lisa Eifert on Aug 23, 2016
All church ministries share one overarching purpose: Regardless of age, gender or race, they exist in service of God. However, just because ministries have overlapping agendas doesn’t mean the means through which to form them are the same. In fact, depending on the type of ministry, optimal organizational strategies often vary wildly.
Summer offers the perfect opportunity to focus on best practices for organizing one group in particular: the men’s ministry. Let’s count down five tips for forming—and sustaining—a vibrant men’s ministry within your church community.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 27, 2020
Read these top ten preaching tips for inspiration and vision before you preach this Sunday!
By Lance Witt on Mar 11, 2021
In my ministry Replenish, I am often asked “how do you know if a church is healthy”? What I know for sure is that the size of a church or it’s rate of growth or what happens on the platform in a weekend worship service is NOT a sure-fire indicator of health.
By Lance Witt on Jan 15, 2018
Ambition is a blessing and a curse. When it is God-directed and Spirit-managed, it can bear tremendous fruit. But when it is hijacked by self and ego, it can leave a wake of destruction in its path.
By John Piper on Jun 8, 2018
"It is hard to exaggerate how important it is for the mission of the church...to have a fully biblical vision of the greatness and the sovereignty and the glory of God."
By Sermoncentral on Feb 27, 2019
How do you define a church slump? More importantly, what do you do when it happens?
By Mark Driscoll on Oct 2, 2013
ChurchLeaders.com chatted live with the pastor of Mars Hill Seattle and discovered key elements of his 50-year vision.