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How to Increase Giving Through Vision 

If I asked you to drive a car to an undisclosed location, without instructions, and blindfolded you but said it was going to be a great ride, would you take me up on that offer? Probably not. You probably would look for…

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The Bridge Between Your Church’s Vision and Reality 

I once heard it said, “A dream without a plan is just a wish.” This is true when it comes to growing your church. You have a vision that you feel the Lord has planted in your heart for your…

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8 Leadership Barriers to Church Growth (Part 1 of 3)

A lot of church leaders I interact with seem to express how they hit plateaus at times, and sometimes … even decline.  Needless to say, this can be extremely frustrating! Have you been there? Or maybe you’re there now, and…

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How to Develop Abundantly Capable Leaders (Part 2 of 3)

This is the question … What if you don’t have a team of capable leaders? Small church or large, this can be one of the biggest leadership barriers to church growth. One thing is for sure. When asking, “how to grow…

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The Step-By-Step Process to Develop Any Church Team (Part 3 of 3)

After talking with thousands of pastors and church leaders on ministry teams, some of the common statements I’ve heard are: “I have a great team. They are great people. But I still feel like I’m doing all the work.” “I’ve…

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Roger Lane Book – Funded

There are two things I’ve never heard from any pastor. We have too many volunteers! We have too much money! Almost seems too funny to note those two statements. I mean who couldn’t put more people to work in ministry……

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Guidelines for a Healthy Church Budget

For years I worked with great churches in the establishment of their budgets. One thing I learned. Percentage guidelines for church budgets are helpful, but always need to be fluid in their application. Every local church is a unique microcosm…

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Mark Batterson Book – Double Blessing

To be blessed… what exactly is that? To be doubly blessed… can that be?   In his new book, Double Blessing, author Mark Batterson drills into the specifics of both the blessing and the double blessing.  Some think of God as the one who blesses, the one…

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Why Invest in the Church Board?

Members of the church board are some of the finest people to ever walk alongside the lead pastor. They help carry the vision and mission of the church forward to reach spiritually lost people with the Gospel. The best Church…

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How to Equip Church Board Members

Church board members are one of the greatest gifts given to a pastor and a local church. These wonderful servants of the Lord lift the arms of the pastor and help advance the vision and mission of the church. The…

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