As I write this, the Church Executive team and I are in the final days leading up to the 2014 National Association of Church Business Administration Conference in Orlando, FL.
Since starting on the launch team of this magazine in 2001, I’ve met and interviewed many church leaders who granted me generous grace and support.
The CE Interview: Ross Parsley | Lead Pastor | ONEchapel | Austin, TX By Rez Gopez-Sindac First-time church planter Ross Parsley is building a community of believers on the true foundation of worship — meaning, he says, reaching out to the weak, the unchurched and the disenfranchised and nursing them back to health. “We want […]
Emily Kantner, communications specialist at Elexio, explains how
By Steve Caton ‘Assimilation’ sounds like a big, scary word. But it’s a vital part of any healthy church that’s thriving in ministry. Do assimilation well, and you’ll have the people and money you need to continue to move your church forward. Do assimilation poorly, and you’ll lose people and ministry funding — and you […]
From hotel management to church leadership, 41-year-old Chris Gunnare proves that when it comes to running a successful operation, never underestimate the power of customer care.
By Rez Gopez-Sindac Recently, I went to a home improvement retail store and was greeted warmly by an employee who, in my estimation, couldn’t have been younger than 70. I told him I came to buy a water dispenser. He said he knew exactly where to find it and motioned me to follow him. But, […]
Since 2011, John Mark Comer, 33, has been the lead pastor of Bridgetown
I was an eager beaver new believer.