SIX ATTITUDES THAT KILL EVANGELISM IN THE CHURCH

JUNE 5, 2017 SIX ATTITUDES THAT KILL EVANGELISM IN THE CHURCH Here are my notes from an interview I did with a church member recently. Question: Do you believe evangelism should be a priority in the church? “Absolutely.” Question: Is evangelism a priority in your church? “Not really. Our pastor […]

NORTHERN KENTUCKY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION PARTNERSHIP

Prayer Requests will be posted here on a regular basis. Please pray for these church planters. Prayerpoint: For the development of strategy for reaching people living in multi-housing communities.

Vacation Bible School Season

Let’s join in prayer for our sister churches as they reach out into their communities and teach others about a relationship with Jesus through His Word. Week of June 4: Main Street, Jellico Creek, Central, Oswego, New Mt. Zion, Mt. Ash, Black Oak Week of June 11: Oak Grove, Mid-Springs Park, […]

FIVE STEPS TO RESPOND TO A HURTFUL AND HATEFUL EMAIL

MAY 24, 2017 17 COMMENTS “You have no business being the pastor of our church. All you are interested in is getting your own way and changing all the good things we have going. People are saying you should be fired. I agree with them.” Yes, it’s a real email. […]

FIVE REASONS CHURCH MEMBERS ATTEND CHURCH LESS FREQUENTLY

MAY 22, 2017 136 COMMENTS FIVE REASONS CHURCH MEMBERS ATTEND CHURCH LESS FREQUENTLY About 20 years ago, a church member was considered active in the church if he or she attended three times a week. Today, a church member is considered active in the church if he or she attends […]

EIGHT MAJOR CHANGES IN CHURCHES THE PAST TEN YEARS

MAY 10, 2017 53 COMMENTS EIGHT MAJOR CHANGES IN CHURCHES THE PAST TEN YEARS Change or die. Such has been the reality of too many congregations the past ten years as the rate of church closures has accelerated. Many have died; others are on life support. But what are some […]

EIGHT SIGNS YOUR CHURCH MAY BE CLOSING SOON

MAY 17, 2017 40 COMMENTS EIGHT SIGNS YOUR CHURCH MAY BE CLOSING SOON We call it the death spiral. I know. It’s not a pleasant term. I can understand if it causes you to cringe. By the time I am contacted about a serious problem in a church, it is […]

2017 Associational Emphasis Week Resources

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FIVE WAYS PASTORS CAN REVERSE NEGATIVE SENTIMENTS IN A CHURCH

Thom Rainer is the President and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources APRIL 17, 2017 20 COMMENTS FIVE WAYS PASTORS CAN REVERSE NEGATIVE SENTIMENTS IN A CHURCH “There is so much negativity in our church. What can we do?” Some form of that question has come my way many times. The […]

Church Facility Stewardship

THE IMPORTANCE OF CHURCH FACILITY STEWARDSHIP FEATURING TIM COOL – RAINER ON LEADERSHIP #317 PODCAST EPISODE #317 THOM RAINER AND JONATHAN HOWE         Church Facility Stewardship featuring Tim Cool           SUBSCRIBE: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play Nearly every church has a facility. But not every church stewards their […]