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The Summer Slump. Every church leader knows exactly what those words mean. It means a drop in attendance, decreased participation, and reduced giving. This can be demoralizing as the ministry attempts to make progress toward the vision with less people and money. So, what is a church leader to do?
The Summer Slump. Every church leader knows exactly what those words mean. It means a drop in attendance, decreased participation, and reduced giving. This can be demoralizing as the ministry attempts to make progress toward the vision with less people and money. So, what is a church leader to do?
10 May 2017

3 Important Steps You Can Take to STOP the Summer Slump

The Summer Slump. Every church leader knows exactly what those words mean. It means a drop in attendance, decreased participation,…

When I look back at my own personal journey, I am often reminded how confused people are about the defining moment of a capital campaign.

Many pastors think it is the public launch of the campaign sermon series.  This is a significant moment. But, it is not the defining moment.  What about the Commitment Event at the conclusion of the message series?  This is when people bring their pledges or intentions for the church’s future as a measurable expression of what God has done in their hearts.  That is also a very significant moment. But, it is not the defining moment.
When I look back at my own personal journey, I am often reminded how confused people are about the defining moment of a capital campaign. Many pastors think it is the public launch of the campaign sermon series. This is a significant moment. But, it is not the defining moment. What about the Commitment Event at the conclusion of the message series? This is when people bring their pledges or intentions for the church’s future as a measurable expression of what God has done in their hearts. That is also a very significant moment. But, it is not the defining moment.
14 Sep 2016

The Defining Moment Of A Capital Campaign

When I look back at my own personal journey, I am often reminded how confused people are about the defining…