Tags: Mark Howell, myths, church-wide campaigns, disappointment, disaster, solution, sagging attendance, neighbors, friends, co-workers, disunity, small group ministry There definitely are ways that church-wide campaigns can miss the mark, and there are keys to avoiding a church-wide campaign disaster. There are certain things you need to do to have a great ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 17 January 2014 / Personal Character
Tags: Ron Edmondson, physical training, spiritual training, gluttony, skinny, Pillsbury Doughboy, mental capacity, energy, ministry, discipline, forced rest One would have to be living under a rock to not know we have grown larger as a people in the United States. Obesity is a growing concern in our nation. And, few in the church have bothered with the issue ... [ +++ ]
Tags: Pastor, human, privilege, fishbowl, power rangers Being a pastor is a fulfilling privilege--but it can be demanding, too. Here's what every pastor wishes his sheep knew about their shepherd. I just want to go to a place where nobody knows us!" my wife, ... [ +++ ]
Tags: bob frie,building blocks program,catholic,churches,colorado,dave runyon,denver,foothills community church,neighbors,outreach,protestant
For more than a year, 20 Catholic and Protestant pastors in Denver have been partnering in an outreach program designed to encourage their congregations to take the commandment to “love your neighbor” ... [ +++ ]
Tags: gay, homosexual, church, leader, sex, drugs, scandal, exodus, hbo, documentary,church Ted Haggard used the mainstream media (and an HBO documentary) to chastise the church for how it handled his sex-and-drugs scandal in 2006. Read one pastor's take on why he may have a point.
Ted Haggard ... [ +++ ]