How To Clarify Church Mission Statements In 5 Easy Steps

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Churches exist for a different reason than businesses and corporations; however, they can still benefit from how the corporate world establishes and communicates intent and purpose. A church needs a mission statement to help define and rally the congregation around a unifying direction.  Writing church mission statements start with the leaders defining the purpose and … Read more

Sermon Preparation Worksheet – How To Prepare An Effective Message In 7 Steps

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Preaching and teaching are, first and foremost, a calling. However, there are some basic guidelines that I’ve found helpful over the years as I’ve worked to prepare sermons almost every week. I like to use this sermon preparation worksheet to develop upcoming messages. Remember that you probably have a method of note-taking and providing mental … Read more

Effective Ways To Resolve Church Leadership Problems Without Splitting Up Your Staff Or Congregation

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Church leadership problems are nothing new, and every leader will have to navigate difficulty at some point. Leadership is a complex journey full of change that requires extreme adaptability. The best leaders understand that challenges come with the role and work hard to resolve problems and prevent unnecessary hardship. Church leadership problems can be painful … Read more

Church Next Steps | 5 Helpful Tips For Improving Engagement

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Attending a service is just one step people take when engaging with your church. Helping people assimilate into your church and take the next steps toward deeper discipleship with Jesus is the call of every church leader. What Are Church Next Steps? Church next steps are intentional actions that individuals can take further engage in … Read more