12 Marks of Bad Church Websites
Why More Pastors Need to Master This Biblical Language
Hollywood Producer DeVon Franklin: This Is the No. 1 Trait Communicators Need to Have
Stop assuming what you see at face value is the truth. read more
3 Creative Ways to Kill Creativity and How to Get It Back
Sometimes as leaders, you must stifle your responses to foster a culture of creativity within volunteers and staff. read more
10 Ways to Improve Your Church Announcements
How does your church handle this? read more
Stories of Transformation: Crossroads Christian Fellowship Improves Communication
In the final installment 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. read more
10 Common Worship Distractions
Do some of these things prevent your church from having a meaningful worship service? read more
Dan Reiland: 6 Things I Learned From 2 Great Communicators
The executive pastor at 12Stone Church in Georgia shares his secrets on how to be a solid communicator. read more
3 Things Atheists Can Teach Others About God
Regardless of their non-belief, Christians shouldn't just blow off the atheists as if they have nothing worth saying. Here's why. read more
8 Ways to Make Your Communication Stick
Here are some tips that might make communicating a bit easier for you and a bit more enjoyable for those listening. read more
How to Lead Better By Improving Lines of Communication
Here are some suggestions that can help ministerial leaders grow as communicators. read more
9 Heartfelt Things Church Members Would Like to Say to Their Pastors
Ministry leaders, how does this resonate with you? What would you add to the list? read more
What Should You Tell Your Church When a Staffer Leaves?
Change is always difficult, but there doesn't need to be chaos. Here are some ways to communicate to the church body about staff changes. read more
Joe McKeever: Heresies Inside the Church
Heresies in the church are more prevalent than you might think. Here are a few to look for. read more
What You Can't Say at Church
Find out one of the major reasons why people avoid church and why the number of your audience members may be less than desirable. read more
Facebook: A Great Communication Tool
If your church doesn’t have a presence on Facebook, you are overlooking an effective communication tool for engaging members and potential visitors.
More than 1 billion people are now part of this social media phenomenon. With so many people already connecting on Facebook, it’s an easy way for your church to stay in touch with your congregation and reach out to your community.
It’s easy to create a page on Facebook. read more
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New York Man Who Lost Leg in Crucifix Mishap Sues Church
Preparing for a Storm
During a Sunday worship service, a gunman walked unnoticed into a church in a small town in the Midwest. Inside the sanctuary, he shot and killed the pastor. For weeks, TV crews, photographers and reporters camped out in the small town as the church leaders and congregation struggled to deal with their loss and personal trauma of the tragedy.
Faulty wiring ignited a fire that burned down a 100-year-old church in the suburbs of a large metropolitan area. No one was injured, but the congregation was left without a permanent facility where they could worship and carry out their ministry.
The respected pastor of an urban megachurch confessed to an extramarital affair and stepped down from his leadership role, leaving the congregation and church leaders to face the consequences of his moral failure. read more
What to Do When Someone Goes Off
It was the middle of a Sunday service. The music was done, and I got up to pray.
Suddenly, from my right a woman rushed at the pulpit, ran up the stairs, screamed something, threw a book at me and started back down the aisle. I paused for a moment in mid-prayer, taking in the situation.
Almost every church faces it from time to time. How do you handle those individuals that aren’t quite right? read more