Should Pastors Know What Each Member/Family G...

January 16, 2014 | Posted by John Kieschnick

Over the years I have consulted with many different churches and pastors especially in the area of stewardship. One observation I have made is that there is not a set answer to the questions, “Who should know what members contribute?” and “Should the pastor know what members give?” Some churches take what I call a “super-secret” […]

 

7 Lessons That Will Transform Your Church’s...

January 13, 2014 | Posted by Jeff Meyer

Here are 7 lessons that emerged for me from Rosaria’s story (and the quotes that inspired the learning). As a leader I long to see these lessons embedded in the culture of our church. “Christians in particular were bad readers, always seizing opportunities to insert a Bible verse into a conversation with the same point […]

 

Eat That Frog! : Setting Priorities for the N...

January 9, 2014 | Posted by Art Scherer

The beginning of a new year is always a time for setting priorities and reviewing our stewardship of time. This would be a great time to make a list of those things you want to accomplish in the year ahead. It could be things like visiting every home in the congregation, spending more time with […]

 

Throw Away Your Resolutions

January 2, 2014 | Posted by Tom Eggebrecht

It’s January 2. Throw away those resolutions you made yesterday. You know you’re not going to keep them all the way through December 31 anyway. Resolutions tend to be self-focused things like losing weight, getting a new job, personal finances, or a new exercise regimen. These are all well and good, but let’s make this year […]