How do I get my congregation from here to there?

How do I get my congregation from here to there?

How do we get back to normal? It’s a common question these days. After all, most restrictions are lifted and with the nearly constant pivoting that’s taken place over the last year and a half, we are craving stability. Of course, some things will go back to “normal”...
Four Steps to a Long-Term Sermon

Four Steps to a Long-Term Sermon

Guest blog by Rev. Dr. Adam T. Trambley. Adam brings a wealth of knowledge and encouragement from his own discovery journey in learning how preaching transforms congregations. This is part 2 of 2 where Adam lays out four steps to a long-term sermon. In yesterday’s...
The substance of worship

The substance of worship

Parishioner: “Pastor, I’m just not getting anything out of worship.” Pastor: “I’m SO sorry! There’s been a terrible misunderstanding. We’re not worshiping YOU.” Worship isn’t about getting. It’s about giving. Our...