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Here’s a New ‘15-Hour Rule’ for Church Planters and Preachers

What do you think about this 15-hour rule for church planters?
What do you think about this 15-hour rule for church planters? (Lightstock)

What do you think of this? Is it outrageous or impractical?


Stories of Transformation: A Church Looks at Itself and Goes on a Mission

Lakeview Baptist
Members of Lakeview Baptist Church in Hickory, North Carolina, take advantage of a volunteer opportunity at the local Operation Christmas Child project. (Facebook)

In the second of a six-part series, LifeWay Research takes a look at how churches have turned a corner with the help of the Transformational Church Assessment Tool.


14 Characteristics of Genuinely Friendly Churches

Would others consider your church to be genuinely friendly? (Lightstock)

Does your church fit this category? Why or why not?


7 Ways to Plan for Church Growth During the Christmas Season

Nativity scene
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Here's why the Christmas holiday season is a perfect time for your church to make a great first impression on guests.


10 Ways Churches Drive Away First-Time Guests

Church greeters
Is your church a guest-friendly church? (Lightstock)

Why do you suppose some first-time guests decide never to return to your church? Could one of these reasons be it?


Pastor, Stop Worrying About the Back Door

Back door
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Isn't it about time to concern ourselves more with getting lost people through the front door of our church than stopping people from leaving?


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