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“Based on your giving last year . . .
. . . I’m guessing you make about $6K per year.”
Said no pastor ever.
As church leaders, we want to see our churches healthy and thriving, but there are some conversations we’re just never going to have. We’re not going to dig in on people’s salaries, we’re not going to nitpick their giving habits, and we’re going to stop ourselves from making assumptions about financial situations when we don’t have all the details. We can all agree these are not the most endearing ways to teach biblical stewardship. [Read more…]
We’re running a new training mailbag segment here on the Faithlife blog, in which we answer some questions about our products from readers. Whether your questions are answered below or not, we’d love to hear from you! Add a comment below with your questions, and we may answer them in an upcoming mailbag segment. [Read more…]
My husband leads singing in our small church. Every now and then, he’ll ask me early on a Sunday morning, “What song is on your mind today?” Last Sunday, “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” popped into my head. The first Sunday we couldn’t meet in person, it was “Day by Day.” [Read more…]
By Douglas Estes
The first known online church was founded 35 years ago, in a time before live streaming and Instagram. In a sense, though, online church is really not new.
From the persecution of the early Church to the outbreak of the Black Death to the battlefields of World War I to the modern political climate in Iran, the dispersed people of God have faced countless situations requiring them to meet at a distance, by extension, or online. These situations are not our typical experience in the West, where we often perceive the Church as an institution rather than a gathering. [Read more…]
We all know what our churches were like before COVID-19 and how the pandemic has forced change. What can a pastor take away from all that’s happened—and where is the Church heading next? [Read more…]
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