By: Charlotte L Pound
You must ground new believers in Apostolic Truth—David K Bernard
“After investing in outreach and working diligently to instill a culture of friendliness and connection, sadly churches still lose many new converts in time. Retention requires systematic teaching that grounds new people in the Word of God. All
Popular Disney Channel cartoon features the network's first bisexual lead character
The creator of the new Disney Channel cartoon “The Owl House” has opened up about how the lead character of the show is bisexual — a reflection of her own sexual orientation. Luz Noceda is believed to be the network’s first
Top church growth experts point to three “lids” that will prevent a growing church from sustaining its growth. It doesn’t matter how good your services or adult discipleship programs are. It doesn’t matter how great your youth ministry is or how many attend your annual Christmas production. If you aren’t
These ten outreach ideas will allow your church to be noticed in your community and, most importantly, provide your members with several opportunities for gospel conversations.
Sponsor a booth at the county/state fair. County fairs are a big deal in our part of Tennessee. And the fair in my county,
11 Books on Prayer Every Christian Should Read at Least Once
By Andrew Hess
These 11 books on prayer will challenge your view of prayer, the church, and God. More than anything, they will bolster your fervent prayer life in ways you cannot even imagine.
The Hidden Life of Prayer by David
Church attendance is on the decline. In 2000, 58% of adults had attended church in the last month. In 2015, only 46% of adults had attended church in the last month – a change of 12% in just 15 years. Making your church’s first impression as a lasting impression is
Social media – it reaches well, just about everyone. It can be a blessing and/or a curse. It can also be a very effective means of communication when utilized correctly. We currently live during a time in the world where we have many options at our fingertips to be able
4 Ways to Welcome and Follow-Up With First-Time Guests
Posted by Scott Goodger | Aug 2, 2019 | Management (ChMS), Sponsored |
Welcoming and connecting first-time guests to church is essential if you want to grow your ministry. According to Pew Research Center, 79% of people said feeling welcomed played an important
There is modest correlation between demographic trends, church growth, and mission. Some churches grow in the midst of a declining population. Some churches decline in the midst of a growing, unchurched, population. Some churches engaged in substantial mission tend to grow; some do not. Below are 10 keys to an
Remember that every little bit counts — every smile, every positive interaction, every whispered prayer. It might not seem like you are making huge strides in your walk with God, but the little things you do reflect His love.
Even if you feel abandoned or hurt, know that God’s looking down
Church leaders who are in the trenches of gospel ministry need to be encouraged. According to a recent LifeWay poll, here are ten encouraging things that have been said to pastors:
“I learn more about the Bible in five minutes of this study with you than I would in five