With the advances made in smartphone technology, churches now have the opportunity to provide low-cost mobile apps for their members and visitors. These apps can now include everything from prayer walls, contact info, blog feeds, and even live streaming of services.
The internet has allowed news to spread faster than ever. And the only thing which spreads faster than good new is bad news. So when news of a pastor scandal comes to light, Ed suggests pastors be fully repentant and open when apologizing.
One of the main points in my upcoming book Autopsy of a Deceased Church is that declining churches fail to resemble their community. Dr. Moore shares a biblical example of how churches should take steps toward having their congregation look more like their community.
Mental health is important in any aspect of life, but especially so in the ministry. Marty shares several ways to minister to those who minister to us.
One topic in the church I haven’t covered much on the blog is how people dress for corporate worship gatherings. Blake unpacks several points on both sides of the issue in this article.
Tony is beginning a series on his blog about how to identify and break down ministry silos in the church. I’d encourage you to examine your church and the problems ministry silos can create.