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Four Ways To Bless Others This Thanksgiving

Meredith Mahon Morris November 6, 2015

As the fall season winds on toward winter, the holiday season begins. This of course means Thanksgiving is almost here, which spurns many traditions for families across the United States. But not only for families at home, but church families as well. Thanksgiving is certainly an opportunity to spend time with them and reflect upon… Continue Reading »


Homecoming: How To Make Your Celebration Better

Meredith Mahon Morris November 2, 2015

Are Homecoming services a thing of the past? It probably depends on who you ask, but for many churches this service can give them the shot in the arm they have been needing. Approximately 30 years ago, homecoming services were very prevalent across the religious landscape. These days, not as much.  For many churches, the… Continue Reading »


Appreciation For Your Pastor

John Gilman October 6, 2015

February is the month of love traditionally on the calendar worldwide. But for the church, October is significant in showing love to pastors through the observance of Pastor Appreciation Month. The pastor’s life can be very stress-filled, as a “good” pastor in the eyes of God is constantly pouring himself into the lives of others.  … Continue Reading »


What Can Small Churches Learn From Big Chicken?

Meredith Mahon Morris September 8, 2015

What can small churches learn from big chicken? They could learn a lot if they’d listen. Chicken is big business. Approximately 8.6 billion chickens were processed in 2013 alone and plenty of competitors are after a piece of the market.  A lot of people cook good chicken, but few sell it as well as Chick-Fil-A. They’ve built… Continue Reading »


Social Media and the Church

Meredith Mahon Morris April 27, 2015

We live in a world where the majority of us are connected by the Internet. This connection occurs through various platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) uniformly known as “social media.” With so many people using these platforms, it begs this question for the church: how do we engage or ignore this popular trend? The reality… Continue Reading »


What Does “Church” Mean?

John Gilman November 4, 2014

Martin Luther did not want to translate the word ἐκκλησία as church because the word “church” is loaded and layered with meanings it was never meant to have. Today, “church” has some common uses. They include: Building: People use the word church to identify the building they gather in to worship, listen to teaching, have fellowship,… Continue Reading »


9 Communication Channels You Need to Use

John Gilman July 10, 2013

Great front-line leaders discern the correct communication channels each person uses.  Everyone should discern and document each person’s preferences as they seek to build their bridge. 9 Communication Channels People are Using Cell phones – Cell phones are molded into the sides of some people’s heads, but others won’t answer their phones without a court… Continue Reading »


The 10 Digital Commandments

John Gilman June 25, 2013

The 10 Digital Commandments   Thou shalt return text messages. Thou shalt not creep on the profile of your neighbor, your neighbor’s wife, or neighbor’s children. Thou shalt not take excessive pictures of your food. Thou shalt not “like” too many statuses lest your friends become weary of you. Thou shalt only have 1 profile… Continue Reading »


Surviving the Summer Slump -Pt 3: 10 Ways to Fight the Low Tide of Summer Giving

John Gilman June 5, 2013

“Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.” – Rebecca Johnson The Summer Slump affects your money as much as your people. People travel with their tithes, and few double up when they come home. People take vacations, but bills don’t. There are no late fees… Continue Reading »

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