Of course. Church is where the action is. That is the place where God promises to meet us! It is the place of God’s Word: read, sung, preached. It is the place where we receive His promises and blessings and
I work hard. I put in a lot of hours. I am probably working harder than I have ever worked. But nothing seems to change. Take the worship service for example. The numbers are softening if not declining. I work
Not all change efforts work. Sometimes failure is self inflicted. Sometimes it is getting worn down from what you cannot control. Yet leadership is all about change and often there are some keys we are missing in the moment. What’s
By now you are probably aware that the number of people who are self identifying as atheists, agnostics or “nothing in particular” has skyrocketed from 16% in 2007 to 23% in 2014 as reported by the Pew Research Center (https://pewrsr.ch/1cUpSZ9).
Sure you are busy. Sure you have limited energy. Sure there are headwinds. Sure things get complicated and messy. Of course you can’t control everything. Naturally there are people and systems and structures that get in the way. Sure it