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Why You Shouldn’t Use Secular Songs in Worship

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Should church worship bands play secular songs? (Lightstock)

When you leave church, shouldn’t songs about Jesus be running through your head instead of the church band’s rendition of, for instance, Styx’s “Come Sail Away”?


A Leadership Principle: Better, Not Wrong

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Are you teaching your subordinates the difference between wrong and better? (Lightstock)

One of the true characteristics of leadership is letting your subordinates know the difference between having done something in error and improving on what they’ve done.


10 Ways to Launch New Small Groups

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What types of strategies do you use to start new small groups? Here are some suggestions.


7 Ways to Connect With Guests Beyond the First Greeting

Greeting church guests is one thing, but was a connection attempt made? (Lightstock)

Do you find that guests are not coming back to your church? Could it be because no one really attempted to make a connection with them?


4 Things Kids Hate About Your Teaching

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Are the teens in your youth group bored some of the time? How do you rectify that? (iStock photo)

How are you doing in these four areas? Were you aware that you might need to tweak a few things?


Stressing the Importance of Family Ministry

Family ministry is crucial at church, but it really begins in the home. (Lightstock)

It may be easier to trust your child’s spiritual education to “professionals,” but did you know that the Bible says that the true professionals are the family?


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