10 Ways to Ensure I’ll Never Revisit your Church — Ben Reed
A few weeks back, I wrote about what guests notice when they a your church. Ben adds to that list, so to speak, with his list of 10 more turn-offs for visitors.
Pastors: Your Words Matter — Dan Darling
A staggering responsibility is entrusted to pastors. For as a pastor, you hold the spiritual life of a congregation in your hands. Dan provides some words of both encouragement and conviction: Pastors shed your opinions, your preferences, and your pet legalistic ideas. Because when the Word is delivered with power, it shapes the culture of a community.
The Worst Tool for Evangelism — Jon Acuff
On Wednesdays, Jon mixes things up at his blog and provides some thought-provoking content rather than the laugh-inducing content found there the rest of the week. I found this week’s article on the use of shame and church signs as evangelism tools to be especially insightful.
Best Practices for Leading via Innovation — Rick Lash
We recently launched an innovation initiative at LifeWay. In just a few short months, we’ve gathered several great ideas from the submissions. Innovation is a key for businesses to thrive—not just survive, and these best practices can help you increase innovation at your church or company.
One Secret to Long-term Leadership Success — Ron Edmondson
Ron provides some great pastoral advice. If you are going to succeed in any organization, you need to learn the people. You can’t lead a people you don’t know, and people won’t follow a leader they don’t know.
Twitter Five Years Later: Five Reasons I’m Still a Big Fan
Tools can be used for good and evil. That is certainly the case with the social media tool called Twitter. Tens of thousands of reviews and commentary have been written about the simple yet powerful communication device. Allow me to add my voice now that Twitter has been a part of my life for several years.