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 to … Continue reading Metrics your Church Should be Measuring

5 Things Unchurched People Expect When They Visit Your Church

We all want unchurched people attending our church every weekend! In fact, you should have unchurched people attending your church every weekend. Healthy churches have unchurched people in attendance each weekend. I am privileged and honored to serve at a church where we have had unchurched people visit every week since our location launched nearly … Continue reading 5 Things Unchurched People Expect When They Visit Your Church

Bursting The Bubble Of The Christian Sub-Culture

By: Mark Etheridge When you walk into a Christian bookstore, you've probably noticed all of the “Christian” merchandise the store offers. Perhaps you were even surprised at what all they did offer. As you make your way up and down the aisles, you will notice a variety of t-shirts, CDs, books, bumper stickers, or even … Continue reading Bursting The Bubble Of The Christian Sub-Culture

3 Thoughts about Sharing your Story

Sharing your story is important. Some of you who grew up in a more traditional culture probably refer to this as sharing your testimony. If you look at Scripture, you find many stories of ordinary people who were used in amazing ways by God. Their stories live on a thousand years later. Every person has … Continue reading 3 Thoughts about Sharing your Story

Benefits of a Simple Church

I have grown up in a very busy church. I have been accustomed to a Sunday morning, Sunday school, Sunday evening, and  Wednesday evening services for the week. Then  the bulletin is also filled with event information as well. I grew up being at the church at least 6 days a week. 6 months ago, … Continue reading Benefits of a Simple Church