1. Navigating a Positive COVID-19 Test in Your Church

    Navigating a Positive COVID-19 Test in Your Church

    It’s a question that all organizations are wrestling with as the nation attempts reopening and the numbers of cases continue to climb.

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  2. It's Not Too Late to Build a Church That Will Weather COVID-19

    Ministry looks different that it ever has before, and has left many churches feeling like they're behind the curve, wondering how their church will even survive the coronavirus crisis.

    Here's the good news: it's not too late to build a church that will weather COVID-19.

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  3. How to Prepare for Church Guests before Sunday

    How to Prepare for Church Guests before Sunday

    The guest experience really starts before they pull into the parking lot. The first impression that happens on Sunday has been influenced and informed by what happens on the other six days of the week. Is your church ready to make a great first impression before your guests even set foot on your campus?

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  4. Apathy vs. Disengagement

    Recently I was part of a discussion with a pastor who sent an email to his membership asking where they wanted to grow spiritually. Two days later there were no responses.

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  5. Many Hands Make Light Work

    Starting up a Guest Ministry can be such an exciting time. The church staff is excited about the vision, and you’ve got big plans and a handful of dedicated volunteers.

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  6. Volunteers Make Guest Ministry Happen

    We don’t have to tell you that volunteers are the lifeblood of the church. Our ministries wouldn’t be nearly as effective without those volunteers that give selflessly of their time and talents for the higher purpose of reaching hearts for Jesus.

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  7. How Do You Shepherd A Large Flock?

    I recently attended a church service where a pastor admitted they have always taken the perspective of “people are responsible for themselves. If they choose not to engage and participate, it’s not our problem.”

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  8. New Year Goal-Setting for Your Church

    The New Year is a great time for your church leadership to meet and set goals for your next year of ministry, and to lay down the framework for how those goals will be achieved.

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  9. Thanksgiving – Save This One For Your Volunteers

    Thanksgiving is an odd holiday for most churches. It’s always on a Thursday, not based on anything other than American history and culture, and not really celebrated beyond the day itself (unless you count crazy Black Friday shopping).

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  10. Building a Guest-Friendly Worship Experience

    We need to be mindful that we have guests in our worship services.

    Many guests have no context for what they’re about to see, hear, and experience inside your church. Here are some tips for making a guest friendly experience that doesn’t remove the power and presence of the Holy Spirit in your church.

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