Christmas. I think we can all agree it’s a pretty big deal. And in the church world, it’s definitely one of the biggest deals of the year! Besides the obvious reason (you know, the birth of the Savior who changed the game for our faith), Christmas is a big deal at church because it’s the…

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If we’re going to lead people who are far from God towards Jesus, we have to bust their stereotypes. This begins with understanding their mindset. **(This is a compiled excerpt from one of the sections in Preaching Rocket module 5, “Preaching To The Unchurched!” Do you know what an unchurched, non-Christian thinks of you, pastor?…

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How to Keep the Easter Momentum Going for Your Church … By Having a Sufficient System for Follow Up Ben Crawshaw Because follow-up should be a slam dunk in your church! Follow up is one of the most important systems in your church, but it’s something we too often leave unchecked. We hope people get…

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Christmas presents such a great opportunity for outreach in your church. Because even the unchurched let their guards down, even if just a little, when it comes to church at Christmas, your ability to speak to those far from God can be pivotal. Rather than squander the opportunity, make the most of it. In fact,…

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by Ben Crawshaw Most of us know that the people who serve the church often sustain the life of it. It’s no shock that volunteers are the lifeblood of any church. Yet when it comes to recruiting volunteers, it’s often one of the hardest things. We feel overwhelmed so we just stop asking or we…

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Preaching Calendar

A preaching calendar leads to more focused preparation, more confidence in your sermons, and a balanced diet of spiritual exhortation. One of the best ways to build an annual preaching calendar is to take one or two days and focus on the task. With a little bit of preparation and some intentional focus, you can…

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The Rocket Company just released a product called The Guest Services System. It’s all about how to move guests at your church from insiders to outsiders. One of the overlooked places this product illuminates is the information table. The information table is an important place. It creates a massive, incredible opportunity for you to engage…

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We’re going to talk today about how to put songs together in a powerful way. If you’ve gone through our Worship Rocket coaching system, we had a module called How To Pick The Right Songs. This is going to be one step deeper, because you have to pick the right songs, but you also have…

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Easter is early again this year, and we’re excited about it! As we approach the day, we want to help you and your church community feel the anticipation to make this season extra meaningful. Here are five ways to building anticipation for this pivotal Sunday. Set the Stage for Easter Easter doesn’t have to be a…

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