December 11, 2017

Create a Christmas Eve of Dreams

Create a Christmas Eve of Dreams Your Christmas Eve worship service is most likely the one service where you’re most likely to get the most receptive visitors of the year. Although there’s an expectation that the worship service will be all warm and fuzzy, many of those warm fuzzies come from an idealized Norman Rockwell-ian […]

Leading From Strategy to Tactics

Leading from Tactics to Logistics. It’s one thing to “envision a preferred future,” it’s something else again to lead a congregation to the promised land. This week, Drs. Kris and Bill explore what it takes to develop effective logistics to ensure successful tactics. (Part three of a four part series.)

Getting the Point: Thematic Worship

Getting the Point: Thematic Worship Do your members remember anything about last week’s message? The days when a “three points and a poem” preaching was effective are long past. Today’s effective sermons make one major take-home point. And though many music ministers do their best to tie the music to the sermon and liturgists work […]

Who Moved My Church?

Since 1963 or so, our culture has undergone some radical changes. Never mind we walked on the moon in 1969, a national treasure though it was, microwave ovens, hand calculators, personal computers, the Internet, cell phones, smart phones, tablets, and now Kinect for the workplace has changed our lives. And that’s just the technology changes – change has run rampant through every fiber of our culture. Except maybe for the church. Even “enlightened” churches tend to be 10+ years behind culture in relevance and practice. In this episode, Drs. Kris and Bill will explore some of the cultural changes and how they’ve impacted the church. Part 1 of 3 in the “Who Moved My Church?” series.

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