How Churches Can Support Busy Working Parents This Fall

  In the past few decades, the typical employment pattern in families changed. While 41 percent of mothers with a working husband were considered “stay-at-home moms” in 1970, that number dropped to 20 percent by 2012.   But what hasn’t changed? Parents of both genders, whether or not they work full-time, need support as they … Continue reading How Churches Can Support Busy Working Parents This Fall

3 Challenges for Growing Churches to Overcome (And How)

  As Christians, we are called to go out and make disciples [Matthew 28:19]. However, it’s important to note that as your church grows, new challenges present along the way. Below, we’ve identified three potential difficulties for growing churches to overcome and how.   1. Church Leader to Member Ratios When there is an increase … Continue reading 3 Challenges for Growing Churches to Overcome (And How)

7 Fruitful Church Outreach Ideas to Spark Life in Your Community

“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news…” – Isaiah 52:7 The local church has a central Gospel purpose: growing the body of Christ. When you execute a local outreach strategy, you’re not just trying to get good PR. You’re getting involved in the community to represent Jesus and … Continue reading 7 Fruitful Church Outreach Ideas to Spark Life in Your Community

What Every Pastor Needs to Know About Millennials

The average age of the modern (Protestant) pastor is 54, but millennials, those between the ages of 20 and 36 in 2017, are the nation’s largest living generation. In order to minister effectively to younger individuals, pastors should recognize these four key facts about millennials:   1. They Invest in Their Children Millennials came of … Continue reading What Every Pastor Needs to Know About Millennials