Thursday, 23 September, 2021

Lively Conversations On Life, Church, and Church-Life

Leadership Training Videos

Thursdays, 10 AM Central

Tag: church growth


Too often, our churches appear to be on autopilot – we do what we do because it’s what we do and pretty much all we’ve ever done. Worship looks like worship. Sunday school looks like Sunday school. The bulletin looks Read more…


Whether you’re in-person or virtual, it’s hardly escaped your notice that growing a church is a difficult thing to do. Becoming an ever increasing faithful, effective, and sustainable church is hard work … but Drs. Kris and Bill would like Read more…


Let’s say you get a half-dozen first-time visitors walk through your doors at any given worship service. How many of them are returning next week? If you’re not keeping over 50% of them, there’s a problem and it’s probably one of two things. It could be you’re not offering what they’re looking for in terms of experiential worship. The other problem, which is VERY common is that your follow-up isn’t effective. How do you get contact information from your guests and what do you do with it once you get it? That’s the topic of this episode of Church-Talk Live.


One of the most common questions we get is: “I know what I’m supposed to do as a church leader, but I’m an introvert. How am I supposed to grow my church?” Believe it or not, Dr. Kris in not just an introvert, she’s a shy introvert … and yet, she’s successfully led in church planting, church transformation and growth, and judicatory transformation as well. In this episode, she and Dr. Bill will explore the realities and the how-tos of the shy and the introverted as effective growth leaders.