Funding your Church in 2021: Four Ways to Build Trust

Funding your Church in 2021: Four Ways to Build Trust

If you are like most of us leading ministry organizations, you are budgeting by faith for 2021. Illnesses, job losses, and the disconnection due to not gathering have all had negative impact on giving and have increased uncertainty about the future. You may have had...
Fruitful ministry

Fruitful ministry

As a church leader, you work hard to contribute to the conditions for growth, but it’s ultimately God who grows a fruitful ministry. So, how do you measure the effectiveness of your work? Fruitful Ministry There is a reason Jesus so frequently used the image of...
Transformational leadership

Transformational leadership

What makes transformational leadership? What makes the difference between simply leading an organization effectively and leading in a way that transforms you from the inside out– impacting both how you lead and who you are? There are many, many different...
Missional discipleship

Missional discipleship

Discipleship is the root of all successful ministry. Most people would agree on that. Jesus himself seemed to make that point in John 15. His teaching on the vine and the branches is not only about our growth but also about bearing fruit. The combination results in...
Lessons from Covid-19

Lessons from Covid-19

The following post is authored by Chad Farrand. Chad and his wife, Melody are from Orlando FL. They have three daughters. Haruka, lives in Tokyo, Japan. Kailey and Molly are in Michigan. Chad has been a pastor for over 20 years serving as a youth pastor, discipleship...