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? (more…)
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Now that the president has extended social distancing guidelines through the end of April, churches are preparing for the reality that Holy Week and Easter services will need to take place online only. For those who were still hopeful of an in-person gathering, it’s time to quickly pivot and think through how to invite, welcome, and follow up with visitors digitally while preparing for one of the historically biggest attendance days of the year. [Read more…]
By Brian Beauford
Every church needs a church leadership pipeline—a system for identifying, training, equipping, and empowering leaders. In my experience, a healthy leadership pipeline has six levels: [Read more…]
As a church leader, you know how generosity is key to the Christian life. You want people to experience spiritual transformation and honor God by giving their time, talent, and treasure. But it can feel discouraging when you only have a few members who actually give and serve faithfully. [Read more…]
About a year ago, leaders from the Church of God came to us with a need: to increase unity across their movement.
We had just begun our early access program of Faithlife Equip, an integrated platform of all our ministry tools, and we were inviting churches to pilot it. Church of God Ministries contacted us, and we began dreaming together about how Faithlife Equip could serve their entire movement.