Have we, in our enthusiasm to get home to heaven, forgotten the fundamental reason for the church’s existence in the community?
Does your church have a front porch, and other questions to ask yourself
Thom Rainer: "What do peanut butter, girlfriends and Rambo the dog have in common?"
"It seems the old 80/20 rule often rules—20 percent of the people do 80 percent of the work. But it doesn’t have to be like that."
"I do see the very real possibility that this negative trend will bottom out and begin to move upward."
The quality of your ministry will be determined by the kind of questions you have the courage to ask yourself.
The campus pastor role is the most important factor in the success of a multisite campus. Here's why.
"I have noticed three consistent core value principles in successful churches."
Thom Rainer: "Some congregations are in more than one category. And some are in all four."
I just knew, from the beginning, that I had one church plant in me—kind of like one marriage or one family.