5 Excuses For a Lack of Church Growth

Here are things that I hear people use as growth limiters when they talk about the vision and day-to-day action of reaching a community with the Gospel. Budgets – I would do x, y, or z if I had more. More often people talk about too much money in the church being allocated for one…… Continue reading 5 Excuses For a Lack of Church Growth

What does the Easter Mayhem teach us?

Several weeks have now passed since Easter. My hope is that by now, church leaders are scratching their heads and wondering if it was all worth it. Easter mayhem? A lot, LOT, of churches consider Easter to be a day for growth. For church marketing types, it is Super Bowl Sunday. With the highest attendance…… Continue reading What does the Easter Mayhem teach us?

The Goal of the Staffless Church

Which came first? The staff who ran the programs or the programs which required the hiring of staff? No offense to my friends who work at churches– but I wonder if their goal is to secure a job for life or to work themselves out of a job as quickly as possible? When I read…… Continue reading The Goal of the Staffless Church