Displaying 1–20 of 1000
Leading Fearlessly in a Changing Culture
Popular blogger and pastor Trevin Wax discusses how a marginalized church can actually be more effective.
Leading Fearlessly in a Changing Culture. We've seen a lot of books recently that offer different reactions to how Christians can respond to our rapidly changing culture.
Hey, Fletch: Why Does Our Church Need an Executive Pastor?
Tips for convincing leadership that the executive pastor role is a necessary one.
deal with complex budgets, the Affordable Care Act, ministry strategy, child safety, security to prevent an active shooter, hiring and termination, legal issues, staff culture, ministry best
How to Honor Singles in Your Church
Singles need space for grieving and celebration—and the church can offer both.
We need to build a culture that says that's still a life worth living. And we can create a culture in our churches and in our communities that brings respect and celebration to the single life.
8 Assumptions Pastors Can't Make In A Post-Christian Culture
The so-called Christian culture is going... going... gone. We need to get ready for what’s next.
The so-called Christian culture is going... going... gone. Church & CultureDecember 06, 2017. 8 Assumptions Pastors Can't Make In A Post-Christian Culture
8 Ways You're Appreciated
We asked male leaders why they're thankful for you.
I believe that throughout the centuries God has given gifts to his church through empowering and equipping women and men to lead both in the church and in the wider culture.
Disillusioned by the Church
When organizational culture makes you wonder if you belong
Disillusioned by the Church. When organizational culture makes you wonder if you belong. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. Image: iStock. 0; tweet; email; print.
9 Common Social Media Tactics That Never Draw Anyone Closer To Jesus
For most, maybe all of these tactics, I can see the good motive behind it. But good intentions are not enough.
Church & CultureMay 11, 2018. 9 Common Social Media Tactics That Never Draw Anyone Closer To Jesus For most, maybe all of these tactics, I can see the good motive behind it.
Lead in a Way Only You Can
Many have tried to box us in or tell us who we should be, but we are kingdom women, and we are diverse.
wrapping my brain around. My gender identity, no doubt, is biological, it is shaped by culture, and it is part of God's paintbrush in creation. With that being
Church Attendance Patterns Are Changing And We Have To Adapt
It’s not enough be an attractional church, a caring church, or even a teaching church. We need to become an equipping church.
Church & CultureMay 02, 2018. Church Attendance Patterns Are Changing And We Have To Adapt It's not enough be an attractional church, a caring church, or even a teaching church.
5 Big Ideas for Generous Churches
Want your people to give with joy? Here’s what it’s going to take.
Religious giving is weakening in our churches. Building a culture of generosity is not primarily a “budget enhancement” program to get more money for the church.
How to Advocate for Singles in Your Church
Minding the margins to draw everyone in
out how to “do life” without the spouse their church assumes they have or should have, it's crucial that we as leaders bring singles out of the margins, where church culture has stranded
Love Thy (Immigrant) Neighbor
Women leaders play a unique role in helping refugees and immigrants settle into the community.
beings, created in the image of God. Each one, regardless of accent, culture, or skin color possesses a God-breathed soul. Any help or service we offer
Inspiring Tales of Spiritual Motherhood
5 pastors honor the women who nurtured them for ministry.
or elated at the work of God. Leading in that way rarely looks strong, so I often feel shame in a culture that loves certainty. On a day when the work of
That Discussion You’re Dreading Is a Ministry Opportunity
How to dive into crucial conversations without clamming up or lashing out.
He had been leading in a culture saturated with fear. After spending months thinking about how people perceived him, he began the difficult work of making changes.
Yes, Our Church Still Calls It Easter – Here Are 5 Reasons Why
The word "Easter" is commonly believed to have pagan roots, but many scholars are making some strong arguments that this may not be so.
Church & CultureMarch 19, 2018. Yes, Our Church Still Calls It Easter – Here Are 5 Reasons Why The word "Easter" is commonly believed to have pagan
Walking in Billy’s Shoes
John Ortberg offers 6 lessons evangelical organizations can learn from Billy Graham and his team.
Engage the culture. Churches and ministry organizations have also struggled with (or worse, failed to struggle with) engaging the culture. Churches continue to wage worship wars.