National Religious Broadcasters Announces Theme for 2015 Convention

MANASSAS, Va., Sept. 26, 2014 /Christian Newswire — “Proclaim” is the theme for the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention, sponsored by the National Religious Broadcasters, to be held February 23-26, 2015, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Christian media and ministry professionals are invited to join the thousands who […]

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Religion Newswriters Association recognizes teen writers at its annual awards

Brooklyn, NY—KidSpirit, the online magazine and community by and for 11- to 17-year-olds, was awarded an Honorable Mention by the Religion Newswriters Association for its Interfaith Connections department in the Online Religion Section of the Year category. KidSpirit was the only youth publication honored. The Interfaith Connections column was created with the express intention of […]

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God’s Awesome Word — A Family Worship Experience

Seeds Family Worship Bringing ‘Awesome’ Multi-Media Worship Event for Families to Louisville, KY

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Multisite management

To be truly effective, churches must zero in on distribution. By Jim Tomberlin It took seven years for Sam Walton to open a second store in rural Arkansas. Walmart went to on to become the largest business in the world, with more than 10,000 stores in 27 countries. Tom Shultz took 13 years to add […]

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Register now for upcoming, information — and free! — live webinars from MMBB Financial Services

  Join MMBB Financial Services for our ongoing series of free webinars on financial planning topics for clergy and church employers. Upcoming sessions will give administrators and staff the knowledge they need now and in the future. Register now for this upcoming live session, offered on Sept. 24 and Oct. 8: “INVESTMENT BASICS” Investing is […]

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NHCLC/Conela’s Hispanic Mega Church Association Names President

Cornerstone Church Pastor Sergio De La Mora to lead organization of America’s Largest Latino Congregations PRNEWSWIRE — The Hispanic Mega Church Association (HMCA), a division of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC)/Conela, has announced the appointment of Pastor Sergio De La Mora as its new president. De La Mora currently serves as the senior […]

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Women in Leadership National Study to Be Presented at RNA Annual Conference This Friday

Panel discussion to feature principal researchers and advisory board members RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (RNS) — The Women in Leadership National Study (WILNS) is the first-ever academic study to investigate the representation of women in top positions at more than 1,400 evangelical nonprofit institutions in the United States. Panelists will present the results of this comprehensive […]

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Book on pastoral succession: ‘All pastors are interim pastors’

By Adelle M. Banks RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (RNS) — When megachurch pastor Max Lucado greeted his successor at his San Antonio church, the two stood onstage and tried to put on each other’s shoes. They couldn’t. The problem? Randy Frazee, Lucado’s successor, was six inches shorter. The point, say co-authors William Vanderbloemen and Warren Bird […]

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The future of the church

Do you ever wonder what the “church” — the body of Christ — will look like in 10 years? Twenty years? Longer? Curious about how church leaders see the future? Will worship be different? Will how we “do church” be similar or turned on its ear? Will there be a new wave or methodology that […]

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Execution > Vision

By Tim Spivey, lead planter of New Vintage Church (San Diego) Truth bomb: More churches struggle because they lack execution than because they lack vision or fresh ideas. In fact, the lack of vision and fresh ideas can often be a symptom of chronic lack of execution of ideas and vision. Let me explain with […]

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