Eight Ways to Fill Your Pews

Eight Ways to Fill Your Pews

How to fill your pews has been a question since before the pandemic. It is especially compelling now. As you think about this important question, keep in mind the following eight facts, and eight ways you can act. I encourage you to share this article with your key leaders and decision-makers so that you can discover the unique ways you will choose to fill your pews this year.

The Gift of Unhurried Time

The Gift of Unhurried Time

The Gift of Unhurried Time The gift of unhurried time is a prize we long for these days. Pulling together online worship and doing remote ministry takes more time than anyone could have imagined. Many leaders have shared with me that they are weary to the bone. I can...
Has COVID Undone Church Decline?

Has COVID Undone Church Decline?

As churches prepare to re-open, it’s fair to ask if COVID has undone church decline. Over the last two months, your congregation has gone through a transformation. You have created new forms of worship, established new means for people to give, and launched new...
Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing

Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing

Crises generate both chaos and miracles. While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused breakdowns of every sort, it has also created breakthroughs. The pandemic has revealed to us what’s most important, most essential, to us, especially in the areas of worship,...