5 Marks of Culture in Growing Churches

You might have trouble believing this. The culture of your local church is the greatest predictor of potential growth. Culture is sometimes a hard and abstract-like concept. I’ll try to explain it. Culture is a general noun that we often use to describe the thought patterns and accompanying behaviors of humanity. It broadly includes their

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Five Ways to Influence Your Community

You have heard the question, “What would happen to your neighborhood if the church you served closed tomorrow?” In many ways, the Coronavirus shutdown caused churches and organizations to ask that question in a more real way. Sunday morning in-person services moved to online. The church scattered from a sanctuary to living rooms, workplaces, and

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3 Big Shifts in Post COVID-19 Ministry

Crisis changes you. The extent of the change may vary, but a crisis will leave its mark.    A loved one’s death, a car accident, cancer, a miscarriage, losing a job, an epic public failure—all will change you, for better or worse. Crisis changes communities and nations as well. Wars, economic depressions terrorist attacks, and

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