Thom Rainer: "When evangelism dies as a priority in the church, the church has already begun to die."
Connecting Church and Home: How to create a grace-based partnership between the church and family.
"A few lessons that may help make your last Sunday be a happy ending rather than a hurtful one."
"'Pastor' is a metaphor for someone who spiritually cares for people. I want to be a leader who makes sure pastoring happens."
"I have seen churches make dramatic turnarounds when just one person decided to be obedient to the Great Commission."
"We must embrace the truth that the functions of a local church do not operate for free."
"A far better focal point than church growth is church health. Big isn’t better. Small isn’t better. Healthy is better."
Comparing your church to other churches simply for the sake of comparison only breeds jealousy and ingratitude.
There is one primary thing that should be driving church growth. Here are four things that shouldn't be.
"It’s just like the lost who, upon receiving such a great salvation, tend to overflow with joy and generosity."