I always like to take a look back at the conversations we had throughout the year that really resonated with readers. From staffing, to money, to leadership to preaching, these were the top 10 articles of 2017 on my site.
I saw dozens of churches promoting fall festivals, pumpkin patches and Trunk or Treat events. Maybe it’s time to rethink this strategy.
It should be no surprise that the largest financial investment most churches make is on people, specifically the church staff budget. But how much should you spend?
With most churches preaching in decades-old formats, are pastors equipped for the direction of future preaching?
This church was on life support. The elders knew it. But their congregationally-led model didn’t allow them to make changes for growth.
We all need “best friends” in our lives, but it’s not possible to develop those relationships by sitting in rows in a service, a class or any other event.
Young people are literally using your website to decide whether or not to come to your church. What does yours communicate to millennials?
Every investment in your children’s ministry is an investment in the future of your church. Here are three elements to a thriving children’s ministry.
You can see that the staff is stretched too thin. But you look at your staffing dollars and feel like you’re overspending. How can that be?
There’s some funky stuff happening out there. Churches are innocently making decisions today that will likely be quite damaging in the long run. I’m confident that churches don’t try to sabotage their ministries on purpose. Let me give you some examples.
Regardless of uniqueness, every church has the potential to go through a very similar life cycle. How can churches reach sustained health?