People everywhere are yearning for meaning, purpose, and hope. Scarcely able to express this need, most have settled for an introspective existence, unaware of the… Read More »Who Are The People in Your Neighborhood?
It’s nearly impossible to turn on talk radio, podcasts, or the news and not hear the economy as a top ten topic. It’s all over… Read More »Churches are Impacted by the Economic Downturn
Many who saw themselves as Christian in 2011 now claim no faith or another faith In 2021, 64.2% of Americans described themselves as Christian. The American… Read More »15 Million Americans Have Left Christianity In the Past Ten Years
Missions exist for the same reason as Christians: To glorify God and declare Christ’s wondrous love. Whether it’s a short-term mission trip or a permanent… Read More »Best Practices for Summer Missions Trips
Since 2017, an increasing number of individuals agree that those in the Church do not behave as Jesus would have. This sentiment has grown. From… Read More »Does Your Church Behave Like Jesus? Most Americans Say No.
Church growth methods are an ever-evolving list from establishing the vision to igniting the mission, and can differ based upon our church’s individual goals and… Read More »7 Powerful Strategies to Grow Your Church in 2022
Though churches should be administered in a business-like manner, they shouldn’t actually run like a business. A business is full of paid employees with paid… Read More »Fight for Simplicity as Your Church Grows: 3 Common Mistakes
Villanova University took a visionary step in 2004 when the school established the Center for Church Management. It was the first center of its kind… Read More »Villanova Center For Church Management Equips Parish Leaders
In 2004 Villanova University in Villanova, PA founded the Center for Church Management, the first higher education program focused on church management. The program was… Read More »Villanova University Center for Church Management Empowers Church Leaders
Location: Bridgeport, ConnecticutDenomination: Catholic Founded: 1953Parishes: 77 History The Diocese of Bridgeport was founded in 1953 as an expansion of the Diocese of Hartford. At… Read More »Diocese Uses MissionInsite for Strategic Planning
Part 2 of a 4 part series Your church’s donors have questions and more than likely, they won’t ask them of you. In this blog… Read More »What Your Givers Want to Know (…and likely won’t ask) Part 2