At First Baptist Church on Highland Avenue in Winston-Salem, N.C., a weekly Friday service offering communion is forging fellowship both among church members and different races and economic classes inside and outside the church.

Published in Congregations

Finding a balance in the new and the old.

Published in Commentaries

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, 07 November 2014 11:45

This kind of denomination is dead

Some denominations still maintain diseased practices which require euthanasia.

Published in Commentaries

A Baylor University study finds that only half of youth ministers are trained to deal with depressed youth — and even fewer say they feel qualified to do so.

Published in Ministry
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:30

More Wednesdays, fewer Thursdays

Everyone wrestles with career frustration, but clergy are increasingly prone to struggle.

Published in Vital Signs
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

Today communications is all about strategy and it’s essential.

Published in Commentaries
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