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Five Things Pastors Can Do to Re-Energize Tired Teams
Five Things Pastors Can Do to Re-Energize Tired Teams

Your team is tired. Staff, leaders, and volunteers have lived with Covid complexity for a while with effects that will linger for years to come. Much of how they have done ministry has changed dramatically. People have new roles and responsibilities. Leaders have...

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Five Things Pastors Can Do to Re-Energize Tired Teams
Five Things Pastors Can Do to Re-Energize Tired Teams

Your team is tired. Staff, leaders, and volunteers have lived with Covid complexity for a while with effects that will linger for years to come. Much of how they have done ministry has changed dramatically. People have new roles and responsibilities. Leaders have...

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What Barna’s New Data Says About the Perception of Church
What Barna’s New Data Says About the Perception of Church

Barna recently hosted a “State of the Church” event aimed at helping church leaders in specific cities understand what people think of the church in general. One of the key questions they asked was the question of perception. In this instance, the data from these...

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5 Ways Pastors Can Stunt Church Growth
5 Ways Pastors Can Stunt Church Growth

There are many barriers that can prevent a church from growing. From a shortage of leaders to a congregation that doesn’t invite others, church growth can stall for a number of reasons. And sometimes, there are even people in the church who don’t want it to grow. But...

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Practical Time Management Tips for Pastors
Practical Time Management Tips for Pastors

#1 – Who says you have to do that? Time management begins with obligation elimination. Some of the stress-inducing items on your calendar may not need to be there in the first place.  Does anything really hang in the balance for that meeting or task?  What would...

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Side Income Ideas for Pastors
Side Income Ideas for Pastors

On one hand, there’s no such thing as “part-time” ministry. But today, many pastors are bi-vocational or co-vocational. For many, it’s an intentional choice, perhaps even an evangelism strategy.  For others, it’s an unavoidable reality; the supplemental income is...

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Surprising Truths About Growing Churches
Surprising Truths About Growing Churches

We work with pastors who want to lead growing churches. That desire crosses size, denomination, and location. It’s more of a mindset. And over the years, we’ve observed several things about these growing churches, some of which...

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What do you do when you don’t have enough donors?
What do you do when you don’t have enough donors?

For years I heard Rick Warren, the Pastor of Saddleback Church and author of The Purpose Driven Life, talk about funding the ministry in the church. His talk changed my perspective on funding and the church and helped me realize that raising money meant raising...

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What To Do When People Stop Giving
What To Do When People Stop Giving

People will stop giving to your church. Chances are, you’ve felt slighted or dismayed when you learned that someone you thought was a lifelong supporter has stopped giving. When this happens, what do you do?  What should your response be? Here are five suggestions… #1...

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