Not long ago, I compared the list of growing, influential churches in the United States over a timespan of just under half a century (46 years).
“I want people to know that I'm a real person just like them, that I’m not up here, and they're down there.”
Knowing it could be the most important hour of someone’s life is what intimidates you. God has big plans for this moment. You don’t want to fail Him.
“We really focus on reaching people who are far from God. That is our mission, that is the heartbeat of our church.”
How I learned to heal from the hurts that come with being a church leader.
When your growth stagnates, it's often an opportunity to discover new things about yourself and your church.
Road signs for the church merger journey
Launch strong by keeping these things in mind.
There is a beautiful interaction between the empowering of the Holy Spirit and our role in church growth.
"Foster this attitude among your leaders: 'How can I help my fellow leaders, even though it’s not my ministry?'”