On the Growth Track: Element Church

How Element Church makes connection convenient.

5 Creative Ideas for Welcoming New Guests

Try these helpful tips to engage guests with greater effectiveness in your church.

Making Films That Ignite the Vision: Hope Community Church in North Carolina

Creative Media Director Joe Woolworth explains how producing films informs and excites people about the vision.

How to Really Be a Church Where All Are Welcome

Lead Pastor Jim Burgen shares how to get people to relax and stay to figure out their relationship with God

Church New Mover Program

Reach new neighbors and grow your church automatically.

Intentional Connection: Tech and “Touch”

Associate Pastor David Howard shares how social media and technology are shaping connection at Lexington, Ky. Immanuel Baptist

Shadowing Builds Volunteers

How Living Stones Church in Reno, Nev., helps people match their gifts and personalities with serving options.

Most Churches Neglect This Vital Outreach Practice

Seventy-six percent of churches are missing a simple opportunity to increase their outreach impact.

Offer Interest- and Background-Based Small Groups

Idea Starter: The Church on the Way connects members with groups based on topic, season, ethnicity, formation and even homelessness.

‘Walk Slowly Through the Pews’

When I was serving as a worship pastor, my uncle gave me some advice I've never forgotten: "Walk slowly through the pews."