3 Audiences for Church Financial Reports to Consider
The people you need to keep in the know when creating financial statements.
General membership. First, there is the general membership. Members use financial statements to help them reach certain conclusions on the status of the church.
Innovation Or Insistence? There’s More Than One Way To Reach Your Goal
If your usual door won’t open, be willing to try other doors. In most situations, innovation is often the best, most overlooked option.
Innovative MinistryFebruary 27, 2018. Innovation Or Insistence? There's More Than One Way To Reach Your Goal If your usual door won't open, be willing to try other doors.
Pastor, Don't Neglect Your Current Members To Reach New Ones
The great churches of tomorrow will be built on the foundations that were established yesterday and affirmed today.
Innovative MinistryAugust 04, 2017. Pastor, Don't Neglect Your Current Members To Reach New Ones The great churches of tomorrow will be built on
The Bunker Is My Refuge and Strength
What living next to a doomsday prepper taught me about loving my neighbor.
state. Who knew? So, Guy said, when the world's ice melted and the flood waters came, they would not reach us. This too is why he built his shelter here.
The Biggest Misunderstanding About Small Church Pastors
We don't have a limited vision. Our best contributions to Christ’s kingdom happen to be in a smaller setting.
often comes out in unintentionally condescending statements like “it's okay if you want your church to stay small and minister to a handful of people, but I want to reach the world for
Is Your Church Resisting Necessary Change? Try This Helpful Strategy
Wise and loving pastors don’t attack people’s affection for the past, they ease their fears about the future.
So what does a pastor do when change is needed in order to reach a changing community – or simply to keep the current congregation alive – but we're met with resistance from the
Confronting the Toxic Power in Me
High-profile stories of fallen pastors can distract us from ourselves or hold up a mirror to our souls.
Toxic power is at work when our evangelism strategy is to reach the powerful, influential, and wealthy in the community, rather than the weak, marginalized, and poor.
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.
New Music Is Not Worth Fighting For – So What Is?
Change may be necessary. But we need to get there by fighting the important battles, not the trivial ones.
we'll lose the next generation” and “I can't wait to start that new series this weekend!” and spend more time struggling with questions like “what are we really doing to reach the people
9 Tips for Planning a Safe VBS
How to prepare for this significant summer event.
Curriculum is pivotal when it comes to how successful your event will be. Be sure to order a curriculum that fits with your church's setting and the age groups you're trying to reach.
Reflections On My Last Conversation With David Mainse (1936–2017)
David Mainse was an innovator who used whatever technology would help him reach the greatest number of people for Jesus.
David Mainse was an innovator who used whatever technology would help him reach the greatest number of people for Jesus. Innovative MinistrySeptember
Clues for Your Calling
Understanding your spiritual gifts can help you determine the work to which God has called you.
gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in
Does Your Church Have the Right Model?
How to decide.
According to Ed Stetzer,. Statistically, multisite churches: -Reach more people than single site churches. What group of people is your preferred church model best equipped to reach?
Love Thy (Immigrant) Neighbor
Women leaders play a unique role in helping refugees and immigrants settle into the community.
for help? Because many immigrants hail from patriarchal or machismo cultures, it's vital that women leaders reach out to the women and children. First
Bounce Back After Defeat
Every leader faces failure, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your ministry.
bear good fruit. When I started a new ministry, I envisioned ascending a ladder of faith, going higher and higher to reach the mountaintop. I figured if
God’s Crowdsource in East Harlem
This church is building relationships and contributing to economic shalom by supporting local businesses.
What was once a great adventure in “What's the point of another church in Harlem?” has rooted and defined our distinctive reach into the very arteries of our community.
Megachurches Can't Reach the World for Jesus Alone
It’s time for the 90 percent of churches to come alongside the 10 percent and get our hands dirty together.
Church GrowthMarch 11, 2016. Megachurches Can't Reach the World for Jesus Alone It's time for the 90 percent of churches to come alongside the 10 percent and get our hands dirty