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When you are in your worship services next Sunday, look at the people around you. Do they all look like you? Do they all come from the same economic backgrounds? Are they are about the same age? If so, you are in a homogeneous church. As the old homogeneous unit principle implied, “We attract people […]
NOVEMBER 8, 2017 HOW YOUR CHURCH SHOULD PREPARE FOR AN ACTIVE SHOOTER I hate the title of this article. I hate that I even feel compelled to write about the topic. But many of you contacted me after the tragic murders at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Here are some basic issues: Don’t […]
SEVEN DEADLY STATEMENTS OF CHURCH MEMBERS Words have meaning. And if church members start articulating words consistently, those words begin to reflect the priorities and passions of the church. I wrote a little book (I Will) on statements church members make that can move a church toward Great Commission and Great Commandment greatness. But there are […]
If you read this blog regularly, (Chuck Lawless) you know that my church consulting company, the Lawless Group, sends “spies” to churches to give us a report of their experience. They generally look for basic things – e.g., Is there adequate signage? Are the people friendly? Is the music well done? Is the preaching biblical? If […]