Wednesday July 18, 2012
A friend visited the large, famous church on a typical Sunday. The worship band performed with precision. The lighting and fog effects were state of the art. The pastor presented a polished sermon amidst specially built staging.
Wednesday July 11, 2012
Last weekend most people in America avoided church. And, a sizable portion of those who did make it to church wished they were somewhere else. But why?
Wednesday June 27, 2012
She’s one mad mom. “With soda, you’ve crossed a line. That was my son’s first drop of soda. And it was given to him AT CHURCH, of all places!” The furor hit social media, blogs and a television talk show ...
Wednesday June 13, 2012
Youth ministry has been known to pioneer new and effective forms of ministry that also influence the rest of the church. But that trend, in some churches, has largely reversed. Some youth ministries ...
Wednesday May 30, 2012
I can usually spot a dysfunctional church staff from a mile off. Certain little indicators tell the story. Conversely, other telltale signs generally telegraph a healthy staff, one that operates smoothly, accomplishes ...