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Four Keys for Churches to Survive the 21st Century

March 1, 2020

We find ourselves in challenging times. Our culture is growing more and more secular. Christianity is shrinking in America. Many churches are in decline or are dying. Younger generations are leaving the faith. The fastest-growing group in America are the nones. These are people who claim no religious affiliation at all. We look around us […]

What to Do When You Disagree With the Bible Class Teacher

January 29, 2020

Bible class should be the place where people act most Christlike, but this isn’t always the case. Heated discussions can take place right in the middle of a Bible study. People say things they shouldn’t say. Comments that should be made privately are made publicly. If you have ever witnessed an incident like this, then […]

The Blessing of Giving

January 28, 2020

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.” – Jesus For much of my adult life, I have been in debt. I had student loans, credit card debt, medical bills, car payments, and more. Being in debt is not fun. It is a burden. You are literally a slave to the debt you owe. […]

5 Signs Your Church Has Reached a Tipping Point

January 23, 2020

It’s not unusual nowadays to hear about congregations having to close their doors. We don’t like to talk about it but churches die. Jesus promised in Matthew 16:18 that his church would never die. In that passage, Jesus was speaking of the global church. This means that his church will always exist somewhere and we […]

Why Your Church is Dying

January 7, 2020

Refusing to adapt to your surroundings – We live in a rapidly changing society. A neighborhood can drastically change in as little as ten years. If a congregation was established fifty years ago, it is certain the area it serves is quite different from when it was established. This is inevitable and congregations must decide […]

How to Transform a Congregation

October 9, 2019

7 Keys to Successful Church Meetings

September 30, 2019

How to Kill a Church (Spanish)

September 28, 2019

Thank you to Marlon Retana for translating this graphic into Spanish.

How to Kill a Church

September 23, 2019

No Perfect Churches

May 27, 2019

There is no perfect congregation. To think you are perfect would be to place yourself above the congregations at Corinth, Rome, Thessalonica, Ephesus, etc. These congregations had direct access to inspired apostles. They were much closer to Jesus than we are. They had many advantages that we don’t and yet they still fail short in […]