Donʼt be depressed by a season of low giving. Remain calm. Pray your pants off. Strategize some next steps. Then take action. Every church goes through times like this at one point or another; you just need to remember thereʼs always something more you can do.read more
When conflict, racism, sexism and hatred are running rampant, how are you supposed to respond as a ministry leader? No matter the age of the people in your ministry, these 3 actionable steps will provide healing to your church family.read more
On this episode of the everything.church podcast, TK, Stacia, and Gina Bellomo from Church Unleashed outside of New York City talk about organizational tools that can transform your staff and maybe your entire church. This is a great episode because you can instantly walk away with suggestions for better tools for communicating with your staff and church.read more
I sat twiddling my fingers at my keyboard for minutes that felt like hours. Before I knew it, I was scrolling Instagram, Facebook, my email, anything to take my mind off the task at hand.read more
Sometimes when I give advice to ministry leaders, I feel like I sound like a broken record.
I mean how many times can you really talk about first impressions or the first seven minutes of a first time guest’s experience or the importance of safety in your kid’s ministry environment? At some point, everyone has to have actually heard about these things right?
Somehow it’s already the end of July. Fall is just around the corner and as you probably know most churches often have a huge back to school influx of old and new families. We think fall is a critical time in the growth of your church, so much so, that we did an entire series of fall related podcasts last year. So, check em’ out and get ready for fall.read more
You will always know that “it was their pleasure” at Chick Fil A, “easy” at Staples, and the “happiest place on earth” at Disney! We know this because it is in their culture. Culture is the loudest communicator when people are trying to figure out who you are and what you stand for. Check out these three tips on creating a healthy one.read more
Far too often, we’re so concerned about our events and weekend services that we forget about one of the church’s most attractive quality. The ability to change the world. Unsurprisingly, good things come to churches who prioritize loving and sacrificing for their communities before themselves. Check out these five ways to love your community and make summer fun.read more
We saw our “church homelessness” as an opportunity to see what other churches were doing. We became students of church. I kid you not when I say that we were in a different church almost every week for a year.read more