Dan Kimball: “The large church has almost become routine. It doesn’t hold many unique factors anymore.”
Have we, in our enthusiasm to get home to heaven, forgotten the fundamental reason for the church’s existence in the community?
"Mission and attraction are two positive forces which are like the inhaling and exhaling of a body. It takes both to breathe."
Eugene Cho: “If we reduce church to a program, we’ve forgotten our identity as a ‘sent’ people.”
Why not host a giving competition during the slow summer months? Here's what worked for one church.
Only God can fix the world; but as we fulfill our calling and carry God’s good news of salvation, healing and justice into the world, we become a very real part of changing it.
"If you have ideas of how church can be, you can make them happen. Doors are wide open, obstacles are few."
With some pre-planning, you can improve your odds of getting back those Easter visitors.
Lead Pastor of Pastoral Care Cecelia Freeman says knowing and providing for the specific unique cultures and needs of individuals creates a nurturing environment.
How a New England church of 25 is making an impact, one small step at a time.