I have a friend who has started a new church.
By Jeff Brumley ASSOCIATED BAPTIST PRESS — A new study which shows the decline of religion in America may be worse than imagined but didn’t impress or shock Craig Nash, the community pastor at University Baptist Church in Waco, TX. For years now, Nash said he’s watched as study after study reports significant drops in […]
When I hear the word “drought,” the majority of the time I think of Third World countries.
By Jeff Brumley Chris Wondree is a full-time seminary student and a student ministry intern at a Virginia church, all of which means he’s busy. Fortunately, Wondree said, the internet helps alleviate the stress of running back and forth between Second Baptist Church and Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond. “Online courses make it possible to […]
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Christian Newswire — In the aftermath of the Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan — considered the strongest recorded storm ever to make landfall — the Knights of Columbus will donate more than $750,000 to assist in relief efforts. The Knights of Columbus committed $250,000 in the immediate aftermath of the storm, and raised […]
Three experienced executive pastors discuss the traits and skills that make an effective XP — and why the need for one is so often overlooked by senior pastors.
Just about every worship space has “acoustical culprits” — under-the-radar elements which rob this critical venue of its sound clarity. We asked Nick Colleran, vice president of Acoustics First Corporation in Richmond, VA, to navigate some of them for us.
After 20,000 feet of space in an Oklahoma church was flooded, leaders embraced the chance to renovate for maximum ministry.
A multipurpose room is transformed into a state-of-the-art video venue/worship room annex.
2014 is upon us. In the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions, I asked some of our Church Executive readers what changes they would make to improve how they do church. Specifically, I asked them to name the programs or activities that they would create, cancel, or take to the next level starting this year. […]