Christians look forward to returning to a sense of normalcy in their church. However, this post explains that a return to normal will be more challenging than many realize.
Understanding the phases of response during a natural disaster can assist churches and organizations as they seek to recover from long-term effects of the pandemic.
While it’s appropriate to honor the past, your church can’t live there. This post includes several suggestions for how you can avoid allowing your church's past to become a challenge for your present and future pastors.
If you are wondering if you are called to pastor ministry, these six questions may help you assess your calling.
Churches can experience healthy transitions. But it will require the active participation of every member of the church. Not just the search committee or church leaders. This book can help.
If you are trying to figure out how to bring back small groups in your church, this post describes 4 options to consider.
If your church is trying to figure out how to safely conduct Trunk or Treat during the pandemic, here are several options to consider.
If you’ve ever taken a trip to a hospital emergency room, you’re probably familiar with the term triage. It’s a simple process in which a medical professional conducts a quick evaluation of a patient’s symptoms in order to determine how quickly they need to be treated. This helps the ER staff to prioritize treatment, especially during… Continue reading Ministry Triage: How to Decide Which Ministries to Bring Back First
I know it’s still August, but there was a nip in the air this morning here in eastern Kentucky. It’s a sign that fall will soon be on its way! As crazy as it sounds, the arrival of fall will usher us into the third season of this pandemic, both literally and figuratively. As the… Continue reading Fall Pandemic Plans: How Your Church Can Prepare Now For What May Come Next
How to respond to mounting frustrations within the church