Reasons your Easter guests might not come back

Whether it’s a church plant, established church, a small church or mega-church, some details are universal and quickly determine the first impression your church makes.


George Hunter clarifies the church’s main business

What is the driving purpose of the church?
March 17, 2017   Ronald Keener

St. Patrick’s turnaround methods for today

The model of evangelism and mission developed by St. Patrick became the “greatest sustained Christian mission in Christianity’s history.”
March 16, 2017   Jim Farrer

What is the church for anyway?

Let's look at the church's mission.
March 14, 2017   Brian Thorstad

Great endeavors require strong foundations

Is disciple-making a struggle? What are you building on?
March 13, 2017   Rob Streetman

Book review: The Externally Focused Quest

The challenge of turning an inwardly focused church into a vibrant, externally focused mission to its community is formidable.
March 05, 2017   Brian Thorstad

3 reasons people attend your church for the first time

Here's a rule of thumb for leadership conversions: people come to church when something is missing, broken or new.
March 03, 2017   Will Mancini

Hope for broken churches – an upcycling model

How do you turn defeat into victory?
March 02, 2017   Richard Frazer

What does faith look like?

I have always claimed to have faith. But it wasn’t until recently that I decided I was not the one who determined my faith.
March 01, 2017   Fred Noble

Are your plans full of "poof"?

Here is the tension in ministry leadership.
March 01, 2017   Mike Bonem

Be a reminder

As a leader of leaders, pastors have a great privilege and responsibility to remind workplace leaders of their kingdom identity.
February 28, 2017   Rob Streetman

4 ways to renew your church

So what is wrong with wanting to create a new church with vibrancy, life, and energy in hopes that it will grow and survive?
February 27, 2017   Bob Whitesel

Priority 1: The Great Commission

Gary L. McIntosh share about church priorities in his book, Growing God’s Church: How People Are Actually Coming to Faith Today.
February 24, 2017   Ronald Keener

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.
February 21, 2017   Anthony Marr

Why every person in your church needs 7 friends

What do friendships have to do with church growth?
February 20, 2017  
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Increasing church attendance is about making new disciples of Christ and teaching them. For mega churches and average size congregations, numerical growth and spiritual growth are both important.


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