A Pastor’s Practical Guide to Taking the Next Step with Discipleship

When I was 14 years old, a godly woman named Cheryl took me under her wing.  We spent time together, […]

by Scott Arvay Apr 24
A Big Question for Pastors: Are your efforts to do good being wasteful?

Article Review “Statistical Love” by Philip Yancey https://philipyancey.com/statistical-love   Are we using our limited time, money, and other resources in […]

by John Gilman Apr 18
Casting Vision and Cultivating Alignment: A Tutorial for Ministry Leaders

Jennifer was a young worship leader at a vibrant and growing church in suburban America.  Her enthusiasm for her own […]

by Rachel Ankers Apr 15
7 Easy Steps to Easter Follow-Up

This Easter you will get new people. People who God is bringing to your church so they can encounter Him […]

by John Gilman Apr 11
9 Ways to Start Preparing for VBS Now

While summer still feels so far away, spring is upon us, and that means it is time to begin planning […]

by Marvin Owen Apr 10
6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

On the church calendar there seems to be a slight pause after Christmas where we catch our breath, and then […]

by Rachel Ankers Apr 8
4 Ways to Connect with Unbelievers

We preach to our congregation that we need to be sharing the Gospel with people around us. We encourage them […]

by John Gilman Apr 1
Stop Fighting Phone use in Youth Groups

The first cell phone was introduced to the common consumer in the early 1990’s with high cost and bulkiness mainly […]

by Rachel Ankers Mar 14
18 Fool-Proof Tips to Rock Your Social Media Channels

Everyone uses social media, and your church should too. But, if you’re going to use it, make sure you’re doing […]

by John Gilman Mar 11
Make Your Church the Safest Place in Town for Kids: Safety Policies for Your Children’s Ministry

No matter how large or small your church is, keeping kids safe at church functions should be a priority. Even […]

by Amy Scott-Lundy Mar 8
5 Things to Think About Before Communicating

We have all seen it happen. A conversation where someone says something and before the comment is out of their […]

by John Gilman Feb 27
5 Ways to Invest in your Marriage

Hearing just today about yet another Christian couple separating and pursuing divorce brings me to my knees. Yet again. Tragically, […]

by Rachel Ankers Feb 20