7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Parent Meeting

As I talk with other student pastors, I find that one of the most frustrating things in student ministry is leading a successful parent meeting. The reasons that this is difficult and frustrating are varied. Parents do not attend the meetings Parents seem to be bored when they attend I cannot seem to engage parentsContinue reading “7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Parent Meeting”

5 Reasons Some Churches Don’t Grow

Every pastor wants their church to grow. No pastor sits around desiring for his church to stay exactly where it is and never grow. Now before we go further, I am criticizing small churches. I love small churches. As I have talked with small church pastors, they all want their church to grow though. TheContinue reading “5 Reasons Some Churches Don’t Grow”

Metrics your Church Should be Measuring

Every successful church or successful organization does not become successful without evaluating itself. Evaluation is critical to be successful. You must evaluate everything. What you desire to replicate, you should evaluate! [Click to Tweet] If becoming a successful church requires evaluation, it is important that we are evaluating the important goals that we intend toContinue reading “Metrics your Church Should be Measuring”

3 Things Every Group Leader Needs From Their Groups Pastor

Small group leaders are no different from the rest of us. Somehow we have developed in our minds that those we appoint as small group leaders just automatically grow on their own without needing the discipleship and accountability of a coach, mentor, or a pastor who oversees them. Here is the main idea of thisContinue reading “3 Things Every Group Leader Needs From Their Groups Pastor”

Signs Your Church is Experiencing Biblical Community

Community is important and healthy. Community is important to building a healthy church. So, how do we evaluate if our members are experiencing true Biblical community? I want to share with you a few signs that you can look for to evaluate if your church members are experiencing Biblical community. Members are meeting the needsContinue reading “Signs Your Church is Experiencing Biblical Community”