6 Strangleholds with a Death Grip on Your Ministry

Today’s guest post was written by Mark Powell, Pastor of Communities at Canyon Ridge Christian Church and founder of SmallGroupResources.net. His consulting and coaching services focus on the health of small groups ministry. Are you currently wrestling with any of the strangleholds he presents below? You know that “your ministry is perfectly designed to produce the results you are currently … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Strategy

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Why your church doesn’t sing… and what you can do to fix it!

Today’s guest post comes from Jason Hatley, Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey Church in Boca Raton, Florida. Jason is the Founder of WorshipLeaderInsights.com and author of two books as well as over a dozen worship leader personal and ministry growth resources. You’ve prayed. You’re prepared. The band is fine-tuned. The sound is dialed in. You’re ready to lead … Read More

Nelson SearcyMisc

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12 Lessons I’ve Learned About Church Growth

Today’s guest post comes from Rick Langford, Pastor at Landmark Worship Center in Lafayette, LA and long-time member of my Renegade Pastors Network. Rick shares a few secrets to church growth that he has picked up from years in ministry. It’s a solid list – read on!   I have been privileged to serve as pastor of three churches. 28 years as a Senior Pastor will teach you … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership

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THE KEY to Church Growth

Today’s guest post comes to us from author, seminar speaker and the world’s premier bible lesson writer, Josh Hunt. Here he examines the assumption that there is a “key” to church growth. Jim Collins has a helpful metaphor on why this assumption is wrong. He calls it the flywheel principle. Imagine a huge flywheel. It weighs 5000 pounds. It is 2 feet … Read More

Nelson SearcyEvangelism

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