Spiritual Health: Challenges In Transitioning Between Churches, Roles
By Stephen Brewster · February 27, 2018 • As you become more aware of the fact that transitions are happening around you, there are a few things that can help you manage and lead through these moments.
Team Work: A Look Back at 8 Articles Diving Deep Into the Topic
By Tim Ottley · February 26, 2018 • By taking the time to read the following eight articles you will likely find that they will keep you working and building your team for years to come.
Service Planning: Jesus Was Born to Die! April Fool!
By Michael Edgar Myers · February 23, 2018 • Author’s Confession: This is a dangerous article. A weird, out-of-the-box piece that might have you ask, "What’s he on?"
Team Development: The Three C’s Around Developing A Strong, Healthy Group
By Megan Kelly · February 16, 2018 • Whether you’re assigning day-to-day tasks or working on a big project, clear boundaries are important to maintain a healthy work environment.
Spiritual Health: Confronting Fear To Avoid Self-Imposed Limits
By Luke McElroy · February 13, 2018 • Both the fear of failure and the fear success can seem to be paralyzing factors for the creative soul. But when we step into the creative process, both sides of fear must be conquered.
Language of Light: Using Visuals to Communicate Culture
By Adrian Gates · February 1, 2018 • In modern worship, we can use visual language that draws upon 2,000 years of church history, and generations of culture.
Churches Should Look to Cast A Larger Social Media Net
By Tim Dougherty · January 26, 2018 • Just putting a video stream out into the wild, can add up to where an initiative may never reach its potential and may even fail completely.
Service Planning: Look to the Ancient Church for Inspiration, Direction
By David Erlandson · January 25, 2018 • By looking at the rest of the church calendar, we have an opportunity to extend that creativity to other weeks beyond Easter and Christmas.
Aim To Be a ‘Development’ Culture, not a ‘Doing’ Culture
By Debbie Keough · January 23, 2018 • What if instead of just being busy doing the work, we were busy developing others to do the work? Create a multilevel developmental program to grow our teams, leaders, and capacity.
Team Development: It Must Start With Recruiting, Assembling
By Eric Byrd · January 18, 2018 • Make sure you communicate to your team that the changes you plan on implementing are to keep and attract people to the team, not to kick members off of it.
Team Development: Aim To Create A Welcome Space for Worship
By Ralph Hicks · January 17, 2018 • Each team should develop leaders within the group to help train and encourage. The people that you train today will be our leaders tomorrow.
Your Ministry’s Farm System: School Days
By Michael Edgar Myers · January 17, 2018 • In schools, there are some teacher-student relationships (can you say Paul and Timothy?) that result in teens feeling welcome and returning after college. What similar relationships are forged in your ministry?
The Facebook Apocalypse: Step Back from the Ledge
By Adrian Gates · January 16, 2018 • How I learned to stop worrying about the latest algorithm change by Facebook, and come to love the Newsfeed.
Team Development: Asking Yourself, ‘Who Owns It?’
By Marcus Hammond · January 16, 2018 • Trust is as much about anticipating success as it is about accepting failure, as long as something is learned in the process.
Does Your Ministry Need To Have a Farm System?
By Michael Edgar Myers · January 15, 2018 • Where churches struggle – in the planting phase, and especially in the aging period – is that so much of the work is too often left done in too few hands.
Latest ResourceFor Lighting Design, What Software Is The Right Match For Your Needs? (Part 3)
Dig into this final part of a three-part series that looks into choices for lighting design software, including Vectorworks and LightConverse, and how each can best serve the needs of your church.