Pastoring Well When People Are a Challenge

In many cases, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the best in people. People are giving sacrificially, they are banding […]

by Scott Arvay Aug 18
Are You Willing to Do the Work This Season?

Whether we recognize it or not, we’re living in the midst of a significant time in history. Many things are […]

by Scott Arvay Aug 10
The Enneagram: Pros and Cons of “The Next Best Thing” for Your Church

Personality inventories are helpful tools that allow leaders to categorize people based on their answers to questions concerning their behavior […]

by Scott Arvay Jul 30
How To Talk About Tough Issues In 3 (Kind Of) Easy Steps

Paying attention to 2020’s current events, everyone knows there is an abundance of tough issues that we as global citizens […]

by Scott Arvay Jul 13
5 Keys to Church Engagement During the Summer

  Summer is a time of good weather, vacation, and freedom. Everyone enjoys a slower pace to life as they […]

by Scott Arvay Jun 29
8 Things the Coronavirus Has Made Me Thankful For

While this time of shelter in place has been challenging and at times frustrating, it’s also caused me to reflect. […]

by Scott Arvay Jun 12
Top 3 Ways to Manage Expectations During COVID-19

There is no question that the COVID-19 virus and the resulting global crisis is affecting everyone on many different levels. […]

by Scott Arvay May 14
5 Ways to Safeguard Your Devices and Data at Home

The transition from working in your church to working from home has shifted quickly for many of us. In the […]

by Scott Arvay Apr 23
COVID-19 Relief Bill and Your Church – UPDATE

At the end of March, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed. This bill allocated $350 […]

by Scott Arvay Apr 22
Replacing the Irreplaceable: Keeping Church Community When We Can’t Be in the Same Place

There’s truly nothing that compares to face-to-face conversations. We love to see the look on someone’s face and want to […]

by Scott Arvay Apr 20
Working From Home: Church Staff Find Their Place During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The office is closed. So are the library and the coffee shop down the street. You feel like you’ve been […]

by Scott Arvay Apr 14
Working From Home: Finding a New Normal During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As a church leader, you may be used to spending some time alone preparing your Sunday message. But otherwise, you’re […]

by Scott Arvay Apr 1