Innovative Ministry
Turning Your Small Church's Limitations Into an Innovative Advantage
Small churches need to be innovative because we don't have the resources to be normal.

What’s In Your Hand?

So stand up, small church nerds, geeks and outsiders. Take a look around you.

Small churches can’t do things the way megachurches do things. Now stop whining about it and start taking advantage of it.

Small churches can't do things the way megachurches do things. Now stop whining about it and start taking advantage of it.

What might God be leading you to do that’s never been done in quite that way before?

Like Moses, look at the stick in your hand. Ask God, “what did you give me this for?” Maybe even ask him, “why did you give me just this?” Then throw it on the ground and see what happens.

If that doesn’t work, throw it in the air, whittle it into something new or get everyone else in your church to pile their sticks together. Then start building something no one’s ever seen before because no one’s ever had that pile of sticks before.

God never uses your stick the way he used someone else’s stick. He gave yours to you for a reason.

Try something new. It might become the innovation you, your church and a lot of other churches have been looking for.

You may find yourself holding a revolution by the tail.

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