I get energized when I dream up outreach events. One of my favorite pastimes is planning church wide concert series or barbecues in my back… Read More »8 Questions to Ask When Planning Your Next Large Church Event
When I was growing up, my family went to church almost every Sunday. We were faithful servants. But, when I became a college student, I… Read More »Why College Students Disconnect from Church
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Noticeably absent from more and more neighborhood parks is the quintessential human powered roller coaster ride – the see-saw. Older generations remember bouncing up and… Read More »5 Tips to Increase Your Church’s Giving Attitude
A recent Harvard Study says that we make two snap judgements every time we meet someone. Can I trust this person? Can I respect this… Read More »The Dos and Don’ts of Church First Impressions
Excuses, excuses. We’ve all heard them. They all stink. Church leaders are not strangers to excuses. Like a teacher staring at a student who just… Read More »Overcoming the Legitimate Church Barriers vs. the Bad Excuses
Another football season is behind us, leaving fans in agony and non-fans relieved that life can return to normal. Even though the season’s over, it… Read More »Make a Lasting Impression with Your Welcome Team
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