Ways to appreciate Your Pastor

Pastors are a gift from God. That’s why we love that the month of October is Pastor Appreciation Month. This […]

by Leigh Ann Shelley Sep 30
Four Ways To Make Members Feel Welcome

This is the scenario about your members. A young couple that fell away from involvement in the church has their […]

by Meredith Morris Feb 1
The Fellowship of the Believers

First of all, I must admit I am not a theologian. Seriously, if it weren’t for spell check I would […]

by John Gilman Jan 28
Resolve in the New Year

Starting a new year can be adventurous for many. It’s a new journey where discoveries can be made about our […]

by Kendrea Moorer Jan 27
Feedback Fuels Church Growth & Empowers People

My young son has a natural talent for drumming. At a very early age it was easy to see he […]

by Meredith Morris Jan 25
Reaffirmations Friday – January 22

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

by Meredith Morris Jan 22
The 10 Digital Commandments

The 10 Digital Commandments   Thou shalt return text messages. Thou shalt not creep on the profile of your neighbor, […]

by John Gilman Jun 25
How to Support Your Senior Pastor; Part 2

I recently collected some ideas on how those who work for the church can support the senior pastor every day, […]

by Meredith Morris Nov 12
How to Support Your Senior Pastor; Part 1

Because funds are tight and churches run lean, every individual who works for the church has an important role. Without […]

by Meredith Morris Nov 5
Should churches aim for Biblical content or cultural relevance?

Biblical content or cultural relevance? Just this week, my pastor said, “Aim at the center of the Biblical tension and […]

by Marvin Owen Oct 22
Ministry Leaders: Mac Lake on Leadership Development, Part 6| When Leadership Development Dollars are Tight

In the face of this tough economy I find that many churches are cutting their development dollars. As they take a magnifying glass and a scalpel to their budget it’s the conferences fees, travel expenses and book allowance that are among the first being cut. I understand, things are tight, but just because you cut your development budget doesn’t mean you need to cut leadership development.

by Meredith Morris Jan 17
Ministry Leaders: Mac Lake on Leadership Development, Part 5| Defining Your Leadership Pathway

As a mentor I don’t want to frustrate a new leader by having them focus on things that are too advanced or even too simple. However, it’s important that I provide a Learning Pathway that makes sense and helps them progress in their ability to lead at the next level.

by Meredith Morris Jan 10