Increasing Youth Retention and Involvement in Your Church

Families have long been the cornerstone of church congregations. Parents bring their children to church every Sunday. At a certain […]

by John Gilman Jun 1
Including Kids in Small Groups Benefits the Whole Community

Before kids, life was simpler, but it was a lot less fun. After kids, things get crazy. Everything takes more […]

by John Gilman May 31
Giving as a Conversation

There is some sort of social stigma that makes people think that talking openly about personal finances is a bit […]

by John Gilman May 30
How to Create an Email Communication Plan for Your Congregation

It’s no surprise that finding the time to send email newsletters for your congregation is often a difficult task. There’s […]

by John Gilman May 28
Reaffirmations Friday – May 27th

Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have too much time […]

by John Gilman May 27
Three Email Tips I Learned the Hard Way

I had a deadline, and I needed a response. I didn’t have time to take these email tips into consideration. […]

by Rachel Ankers May 26
A Pastor’s Role in Giving

For a church ministry to grow and fulfill its mission requires consistent giving from the congregation.  Church budgets are full […]

by John Gilman May 25
Giving Back to the Community: How to Plan Volunteer Events

A few years ago, a pastor friend of mine took leadership of a new church. It was a good congregation […]

by John Gilman May 24
Teaching Kids About Giving

There’s something that seems a little sinister about taking money from a child. Notions of stealing candy from babies, and […]

by John Gilman May 23
How to Create Margin in Your Life-Especially as a Leader

Busyness seems to be the way we live, as leaders in particular. I don’t love admitting my faults, but I’ll […]

by John Gilman May 21
Reaffirmations Friday – May 20th

Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have too much time […]

by John Gilman May 20
Ideas to Help you Successfully Roll out Realm

Church is about what’s familiar: old friends, ancient traditions. It’s why so many of us love getting together. But, when […]

by Mark Thompson May 19