Back to school season is the strongest growth season for our church plant. We have historically grown more in September and October than any other point in the year. Here are some of the places that our church focuses in order to take full advantage of the back to school season.
If you’re leading a ministry, worship service, or creative team then you’ve been in the driver’s seat at the intersection of worship and design. These five feedback questions from Kory Pence can help navigate feedback in a variety of contexts, including worship design.
Let’s face it, when it comes to sermon development and delivery, every preacher needs a strategy to deal with praise and criticism. If you have no plan to deal with the nice things people say, then you will likely suffer from an inflated ego. If you have no plan of how to deal with criticism, then you will stay awake far too many nights with a bruised self-worth or maintain a defensive posture.
Both John Wesley and George Whitefield won thousands of converts to Christ in the 18th century, leading to a great revival of the church. But Whitefield often relied on Wesley to organize and offer spiritual oversight to new converts. Watch Dr. Ryan Danker explain how this phenomenon and the flexibility of John Wesley’s ministry to meet the spiritual needs of the day contributed to renewal in the church.