Are you a little tired of singing “peace on earth, good will to men” while navigating the commercialized whirlwind of Christmas? Are you dreading the holiday bulge that will come with more access to food and drink, while logging extra time on the couch? Here are four “what if” questions to refocus your holiday planning.
Congregations and their leadership sometimes encounter seasons in their ministries when they feel “stuck.” Recent research has discovered some hopeful numbers and percentages which can help shape your congregation’s next chapter.
I am occasionally asked for “networking” advice. I admit to having a penchant for meeting people and connecting folks who need to know one another. So, this one’s from the “how to ask for a favor” file.
One of the most engaging parts of most church services is the worship time. And undoubtedly, the worship leader plays an integral part of the worship experience. Yet some worship leaders try to do too much.
Whether you call them church fellowships, associations or denominations, organizations through which local churches join forces have always been controversial theologically and hotly debated as to their utility.