Help, My Church Refuses to Change

A few years ago, there was a pastor who noticed the average age of his church was getting older and their attendance was in decline. Like anyone with a passion for reaching the lost, he wanted to think of a Continue Reading

Learning How to Lead Yourself

The most difficult person you and I will ever have to lead is ourselves. Sure, there may be others who frustrate us and drive us crazy, but you and I are the real problem. I believe the apostle Paul summed Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why Churches Fail

Over the past five years, studies have shown that between 60%-80% of American churches have either plateaued or are declining. Similar studies show that thousands of churches are closing their doors every year. While these numbers are concerning, there are Continue Reading

You Need a Team, Here’s How to Find Them

Pastor, stop what you’re doing right now and write down who’s on your team. I’m not talking about those who are in your corner. I’m also not talking about your church board. It usually doesn’t go well when they’re in Continue Reading

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Saying Yes to Anything

I was sitting in my pastor’s office one day, and he was explaining to me all the things he had to get accomplished that week when his phone rang. He answered and someone asked him to come speak that week Continue Reading

The Best Way to Cut the Church Budget

It’s never a good thing when you have to cut the church budget. Luckily, I haven’t had to do it a lot, but this year was one of those years. Despite the economy improving in my small town, giving still Continue Reading
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