Guest Blogger: Deborah Ike

What events are coming up at your church in the next few months? VBS, back-to-school kickoff, small group launch, Thanksgiving outreach, Christmas plays, and more?

Are you ready for those events or are you feeling a bit stressed at the moment?

The first step for any...

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The truth is your mission is sacred but your method (your strategy, your approach, your plan) is not sacred. Sometimes we get that confused. Your plan can and should change at times. The culture continues to change. The church needs to change too. Below are a few points to consider:

1. Online is h

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Announcements at your church do not have to be boring. There is a right way and a wrong way to make church announcements. Personal opinions differ, but the truth is: announcements are important for the people of your church.

Here are ideas that will help you to make clear, concise, and compelling...

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It may be hard to believe, but studies say first-time guests to your church make up their minds whether they’re coming back or not in the first ten minutes of their visit.

Pause and consider that for a moment.

Before they hear the first note of music, before they hear the first word of a sermon,...

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It’s pretty obvious if you want your church to grow, you need to attract new visitors. Every week people attend Sunday Church services for a variety reasons. Some might attend “just this once” because of an invitation from a friend, others simply because of tradition, or special events occur like Ch...

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