4 questions for 2017 graduates

Consider including and adapting these thought-provoking questions and answers when honoring graduates.


About clichés: Slow death comes to us if we aren’t intentional about growth

Repeat a cliché often enough, and it will soon be taken as God’s truth—and that is as sure of Christian clichés as any other.
May 19, 2017   Ronald Keener

3 perils of modern leadership

Leadership is an interdependent mixture of intuition, experience, and inspiration. When it comes to modern leadership, here are some obstacles that get in the way.
May 11, 2017   Bob Whitesel

Are you sensing a call to more?

Has God shifted, or expanded, our core purpose? How do we fit into God’s will for the church in this season?
May 07, 2017   Rob Streetman

Great movement of God in the Persian-speaking world

A Wind in the House of Islam is a spiritually insightful book that explains what the Lord is doing in the nine different geographic and cultural regions—“rooms”—of the Islamic world.
May 05, 2017   Anthony Marr

11 reasons churches lose momentum and decline

So, what should a leader of a declining church do to assess a ministry’s current reality?
May 03, 2017   Richard Frazer

Hope and change for the declining church

Though issues of church decline are often difficult to introduce and address, the sooner churches accept their wake up call and address their loss of vitality, the better for all involved.
May 01, 2017   Richard Frazer

Visioning: You may lead, but is anyone following?

Not everyone carries the same vision for the church that you do.
April 25, 2017   Ronald Keener

How to create intentional opportunities for friendships

Discover how friendship is a key to creating community in your church.
April 20, 2017   Charles Arn

The bottom line of disciple-making is where and how, not if

There are more important things than warming more seats in the pews. The something more is discipleship.
April 19, 2017   Ronald Keener

Key tips on leading a strategy team

How do we get from the church assessment to the implementation of a new church culture?
April 13, 2017   Jim Barber

Verdict pending for 4 Church of Iran members

A verdict in the trial of four members of the Church of Iran denomination in Rasht, Iran is pending after local authorities decided to refer the case to Tehran.
March 31, 2017   Anthony Marr

The resuscitated church

How did these few churches go from near death to vibrant life? Here are their stories.
March 29, 2017   Thom Rainer

Hope and help for your church from Charles Arn

Research shows that congregations which are seen as more loving tend to attract more people.
March 29, 2017   Jim Farrer

Reasons your church website needs an Easter page

Does your church website have an Easter page? It should.
March 28, 2017   Greg Atkinson
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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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