Identifying the Obstacles to Church Growth

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Obstacles

Healthy people grow. Healthy animals grow. Healthy trees grow. Healthy plants grow. Healthy churches grow. Growth is a characteristic that …
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Four Reasons to Not Give Up on Youth Ministry

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Youth

We live in a church culture where some quadrants are starting to second guess the value of youth ministry. Books, articles and blogs have …
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Three Secrets Every Great Speaker Knows

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Speaking

Do you remember public speaking in school when you were growing up? Maybe there was a class specifically dedicated to it, or maybe it would …
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How to Meet the Emotional Needs of Small Group Members

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Sadness

Small Groups can meet some of our basic emotional needs. Everyone needs to feel that they belong. This is a high value among Small Groups. …
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Pastor David Platt Succeeds Tom Elliff as International Mission Board President

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David Platt

David Platt was elected president of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board today (Aug. 27) by board trustees, meeting at the …
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How Full Is Your Bucket?

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Simplify

The path to simplicity is not for the faint of heart. It’s a process that requires total honesty. So let me pose the question: How depleted …
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Is It Time to Revive Art In Church?

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Saddleback Art Gallery

Over a decade ago, many churches embraced a toolbox full of options for designing worship services including music, video, drama, dance, …
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Resources: The Song + Small Group Study

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City on a Hill The Song Resources

Megachurch pastor Kyle Idleman of Southeast Christian Church and City on a Hill Studio are on a mission to "Awaken Love" and reclaim the …
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How to Release Creative People for Effective Ministry

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Volunteers

It's impossible to have a healthy church that experiences multi-dimensional growth without trusting people enough to delegate leadership to …
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5 Steps To Creating A Culture of Evangelism In Your Church

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Old Church

It is a sad reality today that many churches are simply not reaching many people for Christ. No, it’s not all about numbers. Yes, …
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