Organizing a church event can be an exciting and fulfilling experience, but when the turnout is not what you hoped for, it can be disheartening. However, it's important to remember that there are always opportunities for growth and improvement, even in the face of...
Church Planting, Discipleship, Outreach and Evangelism
Frightened… Just Enough!
Jan 23, 2023
My wife and I were frightened by the site of the young man who entered our small church building, asking for money and...
Church Leadership, Church Planting, Outreach and Evangelism
Stop Planting Worship Services and Start Planting Churches!
Dec 12, 2022
I have heard a well-intentioned church planter say that if there is a great worship team and an above-average...
Church Planting, Church Revitalization, International Church Planting, Outreach and Evangelism, Servant Evangelism, Small Church / Rural Church
Thanksgiving! Christmas! Outreach!
Nov 24, 2022
Editors Note: Steve wrote this blog post after their Thanksgiving and Christmas outreaches in 2021. There are...
Church Revitalization, Outreach and Evangelism, Servant Evangelism
8 Outreach Projects to Try This Fall
Oct 17, 2022
I’m often asked about the best projects for success. Whether it’s a warm and sunny area like Southern California or...
Church Planting, Church Revitalization, Outreach and Evangelism, Servant Evangelism
“Ready, aim. Ready, aim. Ready, aim…”
Sep 12, 2022
Ready, aim. Ready, aim... Sometimes leaders come across like they are a stuttering, dyslexic firing squad –...
Church Health, Outreach and Evangelism, Servant Evangelism
Extending Your Half-Life in The Community
Jul 21, 2022
The term Half-life refers to how long something continues to have an influence on a system. For example, how long does...
Church Health, Church Leadership, Outreach and Evangelism
Should Christians Be Liked By The Culture?
Jun 13, 2022
A consistent question I often get is related to whether or not Christians should be liked by the culture. My simple...
Church Planting, Outreach and Evangelism, Servant Evangelism
How To Plant Churches That Change Cities
May 12, 2022
In almost every city across the US huge efforts are being made to plant churches. In the Greater Tampa area, there...
Church Planting, Church Revitalization, Outreach and Evangelism
Evangelism Is Not Just Relationship
Apr 25, 2022
The title of this blog could also be - “You don’t have to know a drowning person to save their life.” There has been...
Church Health, Church Planting, Outreach and Evangelism
“Houston, We Have A Problem…”
Apr 11, 2022
If the church was a mission to the moon, and I was the commander of the mission, my call to Mission Central would be:...
Discipleship, Outreach and Evangelism
21st Century Evangelism
Mar 24, 2022
Commitment to organized religion is now declining at the same time the public passionately pursues personal, spiritual...
Church Health, Church Revitalization, Outreach and Evangelism, Small Church / Rural Church
“This Inviting People Thing Really Works!”
Mar 21, 2022
One of our worship leaders shared a great line in an email to me. He and his wife met a couple from our area at a...
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