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8 Ways You're Appreciated
We asked male leaders why they're thankful for you.
Your wise executive leadership, Christ-centered preaching, courageous pursuit of justice, and loving pastoral care have built our church community.
What Christians in the US Can Learn from Immigrant Pastors
For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange.
the most significant distinguishing mark of US Christianity is the pervasive individualism that saturates the culture and the church, which differs from the community centered values in
5 Creative Alternatives to Trunk-or-Treat
Don’t be scared of Halloween. Seize the (holi) day!
gospel message. Cordova states that we too need to earn the right to be heard by serving our community before we expect them to come to us. Cordova
Your Church Can Be a Refuge
4 steps to provide a calm, safe harbor of connection.
We scrapped our growth strategy in favor of an emotionally and spiritually vibrant community. I removed goal setting from our yearly staff calendar. 4. Make church community simple.
Feed the Flock
A food-service ministry can be a great way to reach people.
friends to dine. Locals with little interest in a worship service often will show up to help with local community events held at the church. Even businessmen
3 Disaster Myths That Only Compound the Devastation
The biggest threat facing churches isn’t a disaster event—it’s how we think about disasters.
Nothing had prepared me for some of the serious struggles the youth in our community were facing. Myth 1: “The odds of a disaster impacting my church or community are slim.”.
Why Some Great Churches Never Impact Their Community
Your church has the world's greatest treasure. Don’t hide it behind layers of misdirection and insider lingo, daring people to find it.
Church & CultureMay 25, 2017. Why Some Great Churches Never Impact Their Community Your church has the world's greatest treasure. Don't hide
If Our Church Was Bigger, We Could…
There’s not a single command to the church that cannot be accomplished by two or three people who love Jesus, each other, and the community they’re called to reach.
There's not a single command to the church that cannot be accomplished by two or three people who love Jesus, each other, and the community they're called to reach.
How I Found a Support Network
5 ways I formed a group of women leaders around me
I knew I needed to develop a better support community for myself as a female leader, but I wasn't sure how to do it. The Challenges of Finding Community.
Join Our Summer Study Group
Meet with women from across the country for community, encouragement, and discussion.
Join Our Summer Study Group. Meet with women from across the country for community, encouragement, and discussion. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 1. 0; tweet; email; print.
How Should Churches Respond to Hurricanes?
Guidance for ministries in the wake of a devastating natural disaster.
If power is out in your community, a battery or self-powered radio can still provide listeners with necessary info. Mitigating financial losses. Responding to the community's needs.
A Conductor of Community
Gail Song Bantum turned a love of music into a life of ministry.
A Conductor of Community. Gail Song Bantum turned a love of music into a life of ministry. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: provided by Quest Church. 0; tweet; email; print.
How a Small Congregation Fed 145,000 People
God is using 124 people from this historic congregation to support a big ministry.
Whoever said small churches can't do big things? This small church in the Atlanta area has found its calling in Decatur, Georgia, by meeting tangible needs of people in the community.
Personal Branding, Platform, and Pride-Management
Promoting the message of Christ―rather than ourselves.
Developing a consistent church brand helps the community recognize the general culture and message of the ministry. Read as Single Page Page:1234|Next.
People Aren't Projects
...and other lessons I learned as a rural pastor.
Our rural community was not exactly the stuff of bucolic dreams. In the community, I convened a committee with a vision to revamp the Senior Center into a Senior and Youth Center.