3 Reasons to Celebrate Numerical Growth

Is growing numerically a bad thing? Even after the Pandemic, one of the first questions we ask someone about their church, especially other staff members, is some variation of the question “how many are you coming?” “What percentage of folks are back after COVID?” “Are you growing?” “How many are... read more

Pandemic Guts Men’s Church Attendance

The good news: People are returning to church Church attendance is rebounding from lows recorded during the 2020 lockdowns. But the resurgence is being led by women, while men are more reluctant to return, according to a new survey from Gallup.   The polling firm asked 1016 adults in May of... read more

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A Different Kind of Fame

When historians write about the early 2000s, there are going to be entire books devoted to musicians and artists. More than ever before, we’re seeing young people, both inside and outside the Church, passionately throwing themselves into creative pursuits, specifically into music. And it’s no wonder. This generation (by which... read more

We Give Thanks

“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!” Psalm 107:1 This year has been such a fun and amazing year. Our team wanted to take a minute and just stop and share how we are thankful for this season. As you enjoy... read more

Healthy Venting As A Staff

We’ve all inappropriately handled our emotions at work. We’ve either stuffed our emotions when we should’ve shared them. Or we’ve spewed emotions when we should’ve stayed silent. Below are six best practices that have helped me vent constructively as an employee. Sharing in case they help you, your team, and... read more