"Unchurched people don't want soft answers from us. They want to know if we're the real deal."
"Church cowards are few in number but, like a few bee stings from a hive of hundreds, they can be painful."
Words of encouragement and engaging ideas especially for those who serve the country’s vibrant smaller congregations
"God’s favor isn’t a magic bullet for church growth. It’s a divine touch that brings the supernatural into the natural."
"Seasons of difficulty can really distract a pastor or church leader. Do not let them."
"We pastors hate to go backward. For me, it’s a pride thing. But something has to be done. There needs to be a plan."
Instead of making texting the enemy, here are ways to leverage it to reach people.
These five practices will change the life of your church.
Higher expectations get more positive behavioral patterns. If you want to make more disciples, raise your expectations.
"Leaders who spend more time putting out fires than igniting sparks for ministry seldom operate under a clear vision."