If we’re going to “think outside the box” when it comes to church planting, it’s helpful to define what the box looks like. Take this 25 question quiz to see how your church compares.
It comes down to this: If you plant corn you’ll raise corn. If you plant beans you’ll raise beans. And if you plant a worship service, you’ll raise worshippers.
What would a coaching-first church look like? Fortunately, there’s one recorded for us in the Gospel of Luke.
Ninety percent of U.S. men believe in God. Five out of six call themselves Christians. But only one of six can be found in church on a given Sunday. Maybe it’s time to build a different kind of church.
There are four thousand new “church plants” in the U.S. each year. And they’re all the same.
What if Jesus applied for a job at your church?
It’s not in the Bible. The phrase was never seen in literature until 1881, and was not widely spoken in churches until men began departing in the early 1970s.
If you want to become a big shot in church, you must be a talker.
Benedict is following the example of all the great men of scripture.
When it comes to putting men in pews, nothing matters more than pastoral quality – as a communicator, and as a man. Every other consideration pales in comparison.