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Posted: May 11, 2016 | Categories: , , , , ,

9 Reasons People Are Not Coming To Your Church

“Why aren’t more people coming to worship with my church?” To some extent, I think every pastor and servant leader in the church has asked this question at one time or another. It is natural. You want to make a greater impact. But everyone experiences a lull at some point. Sometimes they last longer than...
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Posted: March 30, 2016 | Categories: , , , ,

Why Churches Are Too Busy And 5 Ways Church Leaders Can Respond

Your busyness diminishes your productivity. When your church does everything, it usually ends up doing few things well. When you get involved in everything or focus on too many things at once, you end up accomplishing less of what you wanted to do. You begin to see that your church lacks clarity which damages the first...
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Posted: December 10, 2015 | Categories: , , ,

8 Ways Healthy Churches are Killing the Church to Save the Church

So many people fight for the survival of their church at all costs. I’m sure most mean well, but what’s wrong with killing the church to save the church? I should probably explain…as many will undoubtedly voice concern about why we should save the church. But what many churches are doing is killing the church...
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Posted: November 20, 2015 | Categories: , , ,

15 Church Security Tips and Resources for Pastors and Church Boards

Church security rose to the forefront of our minds this past week. On Friday the world looked on as one detail after another surfaced about the attacks in Paris, France. As things unfolded, the massive worldwide concern caused the live streaming networks Periscope and Meerkat to struggle to handle the increase in traffic. But safety wasn’t...
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Posted: October 22, 2015 | Categories: , , , , ,

10 Ways Church Leaders Create a Culture of Equipping and Training

“How do we get from here to there?” is a question that I get frequently. Church leaders want to transition their church from where they are to where they would like to be. Many, many church leaders would like to transition from constantly shepherding, visiting, and “doing everything” to focusing on equipping and training. I believe...
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Posted: August 25, 2015 | Categories: , , , ,

5 Questions to Ask When You Realize Church Revitalization is not Church Growth

Contrary to what some believe…church revitalization is not church growth. Yes, the church may (and should) grow under your leadership during a revitalization endeavor; however, the numerical growth of a church does not mean it is revitalized (ie church health). Any solid church consulting firm can tell you that pretty quickly. Church revitalization is a...
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