I once read an interesting metaphor describing church strategies. It noted that Dakota tribal wisdom says: “When you discover you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount.” However, churches often find themselves trying other strategies. Consider the following ten ways that churches and organizations deal with the problem of riding dead […]
I love to talk about leadership and get great joy in helping people to progress in their skills. If you ever doubt that you possess leadership responsibilities you need only look to your children to realize that you certainly do. Leadership is essentially the ability to influence others and the impact we have on our […]
You may recall a Fed-Ex commercial from a couple of years ago where a business has it’s team seated around a conference table discussing ideas on how to stream-line costs. The executive at the head of the table opens up the floor for discussion and brainstorming. A junior team member meekly throws out the idea […]
In an effort to help our revitalization process, Ridgeland Heights Baptist Church of Sandersville, Ga. (The Ridge) organized a Youth Rally on Friday, August 21. The theme of the Youth Rally was RECONNECT and the purpose and goal was to provide a venue where the youth could connect with other youth for the purpose of […]
Pineland Church, pastor Johnny Cooper, has had an explosion of outreach and evangelism. Pineland has been hosting ESOL training for Hispanics in the area and has started a new bus ministry with out-standing results.
Hendricks Baptist Church is having a time of revival. I don’t mean a series of meetings, but a real move of God. A year ago, they were running about 30-40 people. A couple weeks ago, they baptized 12 people in the Flint River. The ages ranged from 12 years old to 79 years old. God […]
Mountain View held their fifth annual men’s conference entitled “Why Me?” on August 7 & 8. It was a stellar event focused on men stepping up to the responsibilities that we have to defend the faith and protect our families. The speakers were exceptional and the worship was God-honoring. This church is also hosting a […]
Milford Baptist Church recently changed its Sunday evening worship format to a Prayer Meeting held in homes of church and community members. They go to different homes each week, and Pastor Preston Wilson reports that it has re-energized their Sunday nights and the entire congregation!