Childrens' TV show: reaching children for Christ all over Iran

Playful. Dynamic. Full of truth. Elam Ministries' TV show “Garden of Friendship” teaches young Iranians about Jesus and the Bible.

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Why every person in your church needs 7 friends

What do friendships have to do with church growth?
February 20, 2017  

5 more symptoms of a church dying for change

Is your diagnosis accurate?
February 19, 2017   Bud Brown

Did Jesus have ADD?

In the Gospel according to Mark, Jesus appears to jump quickly from activity to activity. Could your congregation benefit from similar characteristics?
February 17, 2017   Jim Farrer

To love the church or not

Have you considered the motive behind your deep affection for your church?
February 09, 2017   Fred Noble

Women ‘central’ to spread of Christianity in Iran

Women play a central role in the underground churches of Iran despite the risk of rejection by their families and imprisonment by police.
February 07, 2017   Anthony Marr

How measuring results enhances ministry effectiveness

It’s been said you can’t manage what you don’t measure. And while it seems natural to track results, many church leaders don’t measure effectiveness for fear of finding the answers.
February 02, 2017   Mark Lenz

4 ways for pastors to navigate the church through the new America

Protests, riots, bitter hatred, and the intolerance of tolerance—get used to it—it’s the new America.
January 30, 2017   Matthew Fretwell

What the numbers say about your church’s growth

Discover the ingredients required for your church numbers to rise.
January 24, 2017  

Are you connecting the dots?

Pastors and ministry leaders must be able to step back and see the big picture.
January 24, 2017   Mike Bonem

Time for another reboot: starting the new year right

What will be part of your 2017 reboot? Here are more recommendations for this new year.
January 22, 2017   Jim Farrer

Why bother?

Sometimes, OK, probably more often than one would care to admit, we struggle with the results of our efforts.
January 16, 2017   Jeff Klick

The synergy of need; extending your reach

When needs converge, there is great potential for synergy and the advancement of God’s kingdom.
January 13, 2017   Rob Streetman

Fostering unity and diversity through learning

Creating an uncommon church that has both unity and diversity is a rarity. However, developing learners may be the key that takes your church in that direction.
January 12, 2017   Bob Whitesel

Recommendations for a reboot in 2017

At the start of a new year many of us are more open to suggestions for change and a fresh start.
January 04, 2017   Jim Farrer
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