Rarely does a day go by without a headline about data breaches. That’s nothing a church would need to worry about, right? I wish that were true.
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You didn’t get into ministry because you enjoy asking people for money from the platform. And yet, sometimes that seems like the only option in order to fully fund the work your church is doing.
There’s a reason 2014 was the best year ever for North American travel to Israel: It isn’t a trip — it’s a spiritual experience. This surprising country promises a range of unique experiences which people of faith can only experience in Israel. And, thanks to several extremely traveler-friendly traits, it’s well within reach.
Whether it’s your first trip to Israel or your tenth, one thing is certain: Planning well — in advance — is essential for a truly transformative experience in the Land of the Bible.
For people of faith, the appeal of a trip to Israel is timeless. To walk where Jesus walked, and to experience the Land of the Bible, is an experience like no other.
It is also an unparalleled fellowship opportunity — a journey that can begin, for a church-based travel group, well in advance of the trip.
Yet, even with all Israel has to offer for faith-based travelers, it might surprise you to know that 2014 was the best year for North American travel to Israel, especially among Catholics and Evangelicals.
There are other “surprises” you should know, as well.
Through my interactions with other pastors, I have found there are many of us missing three disciplines in preaching. What are they?
Based on feedback from our church clients, we know three qualities that are absolutely essential to a quality live stream.
In our last article, we together began our journey to move “beyond insurance.” We then examined the first step in that process: risk identification, analysis and evaluation. Now, we undertake the next step in our journey: risk avoidance.
This issue of diversity is not only a demographic reality, it’s a gospel reality. What humanity segregates, God brings back together. Our churches should reflect this demographic change. Indeed, the church should lead with this demographic change.