Every church gets a certain amount of opportunities to grow or make some sort of progress.
By Tim Spivey I’ve never been a farmer. Then again, I’ve been a farmer in training as long as I can remember. Let me explain: Farmers understand how things grow. They are planted, watered and harvested. They understand the organic process, and they understand what happens if they don’t plant, water or harvest: they reap [...]
I’ve been asked that question numerous times over the past few months.
In honor of the end of baseball season, this Monday’s post offers ministry insights from the great enemy of most hitters (and pastors) – the curveball.
Few preachers look forward to the opportunity to ask the church for money.
I never want to be a church where everyone knows everyone. That means we have no new people showing up and are small enough to know everyone. I want us to be a place where everyone is known by someone.
Churches not paying attention to their websites are missing the forest and the trees when it comes to creating a port of entry for people to discover their church.
One way churches leave themselves vulnerable in ministry is neglecting “bench depth” development.
The importance of “second-chair” leadership has become an important topic of discussion in ministry circles over the last 10 years or so.