Though the number of people claiming no religious affilation is growing, churches still have some skin in the game.

Published in Social Issues

The ‘dones’ are those Christians who consider themselves faihful to God but are turned off by the institutional aspects of church — and they just quit going.

Published in Culture
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 10:57

Evangelism implosion

No single approach adequately embodies what churches need to live out the call to make disciples.

Published in Vital Signs
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:28

The secret to congregational vitality

But it’s not a short-term fix.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 31 October 2014 12:24

This is what we do

Given an opportunity, churches can demonstrate who they really are — and why they do what they do.

Published in Commentaries

California pastor Rick Warren says too many churches want a quick ride to success, and Baptists who coach churches say they see the same tendencies.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 25 September 2014 13:35

‘He Tells Me I Am His Own?’ Maybe …

As numbers of persons distance themselves from the nurture and evangelical witness of the church, now what?

Published in Can I Get a Witness?

Most church staff seldom pause long enough to wonder, “How do people think we are doing?”

Published in Congregations
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 13:34

The worst of times … really?

Despite the handwringing, there are plenty of encouraging signs for church life in the 21st century.

Published in Vital Signs

Partnering with existing ministries and community groups is helping churches fulfill their missions in their local communities. 

Published in Congregations
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