A lot of people are more open to attending church around Christmas and Easter. This is important especially for those who don’t consider themselves Christ followers. This is why churches need to be deliberate in their planning for this and similar seasons. Without further ado, here are tips to get your church ready for the Christmas season.
When someone disagrees with something you said online, what do you do?
This week on the podcast we talk about a specific instance when a pastor asked that his members cease their theological arguments online and wait to discuss it Sunday morning.
Should Christians argue with one another online? Where do you draw the line between discussion and argument? Should you argue on Facebook?
There is an ongoing tension between quality and quantity.
Sure, it would be nice to have both — but most of the time the cost for this is simply too high.
So which is the better route? Is the answer always the same?
This week on the podcast we explore the tension between these two.
We’ve explored at the importance of planning here. And then, in this post we looked at the culture of planning in churches and organizations. Now let’s dive into another aspect of planning. Planning your planning in more practical sense. Let’s look at the rhythm of planning in your church and organization.
How often is technology sold on ideas and concepts that promise growth? But can these promises even be kept?
This week on the podcast we talk about how growth is not created by using a tech tool on its own — but that it is simply a tool.
What are some of the reasons you’ve used to persuade others to invest in new technology? Jump into the conversation via Twitter @ChurchMag using #cmagcast or by email at [email protected] and we’ll share it on an upcoming episode.
I think I’m getting old. The first thing that tipped me off was that I was discovering a growing disdain for any music that I didn’t listen to in high school. Next came my desire for an increase in the analogue-watches, pens, pencils, and books. All these things could easily be replaced with digital versions, but now, I have an appreciation of holding something truly exquisite, truly exceptional in my hands. Fast forward a year or two and I’m holding the most premium Book I’ve ever held in my life- Crossway’s ESV Preaching Bible. [Read more…] about Crossway’s ESV Preaching Bible [Saturday Morning Review]