By Thom Rainer 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 Thom Rainer on Nov 1, 2016
Why did you choose to come to this church?
By Thom Rainer on Sep 5, 2016
Sometimes I think church leaders take the most negative approaches in an attempt to encourage more people to get involved in ministry in the church.
By Thom Rainer on Aug 2, 2016
So, what if we could look into the future ten years from now, and see the characteristics of the healthiest churches in America? Would you be willing to make changes now? Take a look.
By Thom Rainer on Jul 18, 2016
Contrary to most of the indicators today, the Bible says the laity (saints) are to do the work of ministry. Most of the ministry should not be in the hands of pastors, but in the hands of the church members.
Unfortunately, we often reverse the biblical truth. We expect ministry to be done by the pastors and staff. Here are eight indicators of that reality.