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As a church leader, you pour everything into your ministry. Your time. Your energy. Your money. How can we help you in your busy ministry to families. As much as you give, you would like to do more, but everyone has their limits. Focus on the Family would like to walk alongside you in whatever …
October is a great opportunity for church members to honor and bless your pastor(s), but if your church calendar won’t cooperate – do it any time of the year like a key anniversary or birthday.
Selfless love rescues us from ideas that make us feel lonely and inadequate. It shows us we are loved and it awakens our love for others.
Facilities are important tools in reaching and leading people. I encourage you to walk through your facility as a guest. Maybe invite someone who has never visited your church to do a walk-through with you. See the space from their perspective.
The church is not immune to confusion when it comes to understanding and applying the bible. Dr. Jeff Myers helps us remedy thoughtlessness in the body of Christ.
Thoughtful Christians don’t fear difficult questions. They expect them. Rather than blind faith, they ask questions such as, “is the Bible really true for everyone, everywhere, all the time? If so, how do I know? How ought this to change my life? How would I explain this belief to others?
Ashley Hales identifies the idols of suburbia – including consumerism, individualism, and safety – and describes how we can ensure God is our top priority, along with His mission of sharing the Gospel with our neighbors. Ashley offers encouragement and practical steps we can take in a discussion based on her book, Finding Holy in …
These are testing times for the church and church leaders—and for the whole world. But crises spark opportunities for adjustments and innovations.
While separation will soon come to an end, pastors and other church leaders can educate, nourish, encourage, and equip the members of their church during a season of the second best.