Technology Developments to Embrace to Shape 2021 For Your Church

We are nearing the start of 2021. For most churches, it will truly be the beginning of the “new normal.” […]

by Brian Ellerbach Jan 7
7 Daily Choices For The New Year

January is the time we set new goals for the year. For many of us though, 2020 held so much […]

by Drake Hoffman Jan 6
Lake Forest Finds Functional Tool For Connection

With three locations in Davidson, Huntersville, and Westlake, North Carolina, Lake Forest Community Church’s mission is to love people as […]

by Rachel Ankers Dec 16
The Church Growth “Generation Gap”

The most common question in declining churches is how to grow church participation. I refer to congregational participation rather than […]

by Tom Bandy Dec 11
What’s the Difference Between “Multi-Site” and “Fresh Expression”?

7 What’s the Difference between “Multi-Site” and “Fresh Expression”? This is my new blog about using MissionInsite™ for community research […]

by Tom Bandy Jul 29
Have a Gathering of More Than 3? Use Realm Groups to Get Through the New Normal

If you are a church worker, you would probably agree that keeping up with every single person in your church […]

by Kira Brown Jun 4
Supporting Christian Marriages in Your Church

Stable, strong families make stable, strong churches. Healthy Christian marriages make strong families.  This means that as churches we should […]

by Drake Hoffman Mar 6
Ordinary Time Doesn’t Have to Be Ordinary

The Catholic Church is known for the richness of its tradition and liturgies. Regardless of geographic location, the Church maintains […]

by Oscar Arras Jan 28
Church Not Growing? Check Your Hospitality

Businesses are great at practicing that which we Christians should excel at: hospitality. In the business world, it’s called “customer […]

by Nolan Martin Nov 22
Need More Volunteers? 4 Steps to Find Them and Keep Them

Recruiting and retaining volunteers has to be one of the most difficult aspects of church operations. Every church relies on […]

by Bobby Person Nov 19
Valuing Volunteers: The Key to Volunteer Retention

Many churches, missions and non-profit organizations rely on volunteers to accomplish their goals.  Volunteerism reduces payroll costs and can be […]

by Jennifer Byrd Nov 16
Millennials: 5 Things They’re Looking for in Your Church

An ongoing conversation among church leaders is how to engage the elusive millennial. This group, identified as the 80 million […]

by Jennifer Byrd Aug 23