Are Your First-Time Guests Second-Time Guests?

Are Your First-Time Guests Second-Time Guests?

I totally agree with Thom! As he did, I would have anticipated several of these as well. To number 7, “Insider Church Language,” I would add that oftentimes a Pastor will speak of stories in the Bible as if everyone sitting in their seat knows exactly what he is...
Culture Matters!

Culture Matters!

Over the years, we’ve been able to identify several areas that affect the long-term success of a new pastoral staff member. One key area is CULTURE.  One of the reasons churches and pastoral staff have struggled is there hasn’t been enough attention given to defining...
Marriage Ministry: What Works, What Doesn’t

Marriage Ministry: What Works, What Doesn’t

Super grateful for the work of Ted Lowe and Doug Fields. MarriedPeople Strategy affords churches the opportunity to plug-n-play a much-needed ministry into churches.  ~David Lyons By Ted Lowe and Doug Fields As you focus on marriage ministry, here’s an excerpt from...
Attendance Matters

Attendance Matters

Moses is a great example of how leadership influences the success, or lack thereof, for any organization – and his organization was larger than any of the current churches in America. There is a lot that we can learn from him. Moses was so busy “running things” that...