Signs of a Declining Church

Sometimes in church life, decline is not a topic of discussion that pastors or even church members want to discuss. It adds a dark feeling to the conversation, because decline is not the intent or desire of any member or church leader. No one wakes up each day stating “I love that my church isContinue reading “Signs of a Declining Church”

5 Things that can Ruin a Church

I do not believe people come to church to ruin the church intentionally. From what I have observed in churches though, many can ruin a church or a ministry unintentionally. It might not be something that they set out to do, but it is something that they unintentionally may fall into. Here is a ¬†shortContinue reading “5 Things that can Ruin a Church”

Leaving a Ministry You Love

If you have not read the blog recently, you may not be aware that I recently took a new position in Jacksonville, FL. You can read all about it by going here. As I made the decision, I went back and forth, because I would be leaving a place and people who I love! Now,Continue reading “Leaving a Ministry You Love”

[Guest Post] 10 Keys to Improving Your Relational Ministry

Below is a helpful guest post from my friend, Terrace Crawford: “One of the best investments you will ever make in youth ministry is the time spent on developing relationships with your students. I speak with youth workers all the time who get caught up in programming or administrative duties and have a hard timeContinue reading “[Guest Post] 10 Keys to Improving Your Relational Ministry”