Gathering Important Church Demographics

Last month we laid the foundation of context and discussed why a church should understand it.  In this blog we are going take a deeper dive into context by examining the primary question: What do your numbers tell you? In the process of reviewing your church’s...

What is a Church’s Context?

Let’s continue to look at 20% of ministry endeavors you are doing as a church that are yielding 80% of the results in making disciples in the context that your church operates – from the types of people you reach to the details of the gathering site.  These “counts”...

Will Your Church Survive or Thrive Post-Pandemic?

There are a lot of things that won’t make it through the pandemic. The number of restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses that have relied on people gathering will decline. Likewise, many churches not willing to adapt and pivot will, more than likely, close...

The 80/20 Principle: A New Year Initiative for Churches

In his best-selling book, The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less, Richard Koch asserts that a minority of causes, inputs or effort usually lead to a majority of results, outputs, or rewards.  Applying this principle to church ministry means that...

How To Fund A Church Building Project

f your church is about to begin a building project, congratulations! You may be faced with many questions, one of which being, how do we get started?  In order to steward God’s resources effectively, we highly recommend determining a plan for funding your project...