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Reality Check

Truth be known, most church leaders don’t hit the Church Growth Panic Button until the money hits the fan. At the moment it becomes...

Going Back to Your Home Church: To Go or Not to Go?

Every now and then I get asked the question, “Should I go back and revitalize my home church?” This is a good question and...

Revisiting “The Welcome”

We are in the midst of replanting our local church. After 10 years of being lone rangers, we have connected with a church with...

One Sure Way to Attract Leaders

I learned in church revitalization that many times entrepreneurial type leaders disappear when things aren’t working well. People who like big visions and want...

5 Characteristics of Highly Effective Leaders

A good leader inspires people to do something bigger than themselves. In the case of churches and para-church groups, the Great commission along with...

Survival is Suicidal

One guarantee: If survival is the goal of a church, then death is the inevitable outcome. Survival is “all about us.” When a church is...

4 Types of Pastoral Leadership

As a pastor, it can seem noble and even Biblical to try to be all things to all men. The apostle Paul even said...

3 Practical Ways To Take Your Preaching To The Next Level

Here are a few practical things that you can do to take your preaching to the next level, with minimal effort. 1. Do a two-minute warning. My...
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Five Reasons for Church Planting

“The single most effective evangelistic methodology under heaven is planting new churches,” according to Peter Wagner (1990). This oft-quoted phrase by the former professor...

How To Lead Yourself Everyday!

My good friend Bob Bouwer was having lunch with the campus pastor of COMMUNITY a couple weeks ago when he said, "Everyday at the top of...

Funding New Church Plants

Funding a new church plant is probably the most challenging aspect of the task. We aren’t usually doing well on this front.  One option...

20 Quotes to Encourage Church Planters

I love quotes! I especially like quotes from people who have a track record. They inspire me to press forward even when the going...

The Pastor’s Wife Is Simply a Wife

I had a hard time finding in Scripture where it explains the role of a pastor’s wife. I dragged out every concordance I could...

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Make Kindness Great Again (Clean the Toilets Tour)

You say you’ve never seen a 16′ tall inflated toilet?  Me neither… Why? Let’s face it — the world is in desperate need of the healing...