Vacation Bible School is a great tool to teach kids and reach your community. Planning a successful VBS takes persistence, planning and prayer. A little… Read More »Timeline to Prepare for Vacation Bible School this Summer
The last two weeks of December wear us out. Parties, road trips and presents keep us busy and moving. January stops all the fun like… Read More »How Churches Can Survive The Post-Holiday Slump
The majority of church growth happens between Christmas and Easter. It is during this time frame when more people will be visiting your church. This… Read More »The Best Time for Ministry Growth is NOW!
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… Read More »Homecoming: How To Make Your Celebration Better
Vacation Bible School provides many churches with great opportunities to reach new families during the summer. Most families love finding things for their children to… Read More »Retaining Visitors through Vacation Bible School
Most churches have many special services at Christmas time. One of the most popular services is on Christmas Eve. As Christ followers, worship of Jesus… Read More »Tips for an Effective Christmas Eve Service
We recently sat down with Kevin Harrison, the executive pastor of in Moore, S.C., to talk about the technological resources the church has implemented and… Read More »Technology in Ministry: Building “New Beginnings and Real Relationships”
At our annual Ideas to Impact Conference earlier this year, I met a PDS client named Diane Geschwind, who works for St. Christopher’s Parish in Baldwin, N.Y. Diane talked to me about why she works for the church. To her, it boiled down to connecting with people. That’s what the church is about.