Use this free sermon kit to be ready for one of the biggest movie debuts of 2020. On March 13 the movie “I Still Believe,” the real-life story of chart-topping singer Jeremy Camp is coming to theaters. The film, made by the creators of the movie “I Can Only Imagine,” is a powerful reminder that in the midst of life’s storms, true hope is only found in Christ. Movies like “I Still Believe” can be a great way to connect with your congregation and reach new people in your community, which is why we here at ChurchLeaders are excited to tell you about a 2-week sermon kit that’s just been released that could be perfect for you and your church.
Each of us is born with a seed of greatness, but in many of us, it never grows to maturity because we don’t realize our full potential.
The Church of God Benefits Board, Inc. is sponsoring a free webinar entitled, “Tax Issues Facing Ministers and Churches in 2020.”
Brady Shearer, from Pro Church Tools, tells the plain truth about the real cost of electronic giving to your church and ministry. This is useful information as you plan your giving strategy for the upcoming year.
As the evangelical church has become painfully aware recently, pastors struggle with mental illness, including depression and thoughts of suicide. In light of recent events, many are wondering: Why are pastors depressed? A survey of protestant clergy in Canada conducted in 2003 showed that 20 percent of respondents had been diagnosed with an emotional condition; specifically, 16 … Continue reading Why Are Pastors Depressed
The founder and CEO of Relevant magazine is “stepping away” from the evangelical Christian publication just days after several former staffers raised concerns about his past behavior, which they described as racially insensitive and toxic.
A few years ago our team attended a conference at Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. The preaching was fantastic. The breakouts were hit and miss. But there’s one idea that we came away with that we really liked and continue to use today. It was this idea of a pre-service huddle. Now this may not work for every church, but I think there are more than a few out there that this could benefit.
In the West, if and when we see movements of churches planting 1,000 churches in their lifetime, then we believe the following 10 characteristics will be present. Based on our observations, movemental Christianity will have some of these characteristics.
Your website is your new front door. It’s important that your website is easy to understand and provides easy-to-find information for your guests and visitors. Be sure to include these items CLEARLY on your homepage: 1. Services Times - include whether you provide children’s ministry or nursery at each service. 2. Location - … Continue reading 6 Ways To Reach More People With Your Church Website
Over the years dozens of people in churches have opposed the concept of discipline—grimacing, scowling, or bristling at the bare mention of the word. But we need to beware that we don’t assume everyone who winces at the mention of discipline is opposed to Scripture and bent on corrupting the church. Not everyone who … Continue reading 7 Well-Meaning Objections to Church Discipline