We are in a three part series, click here to read Part 1. Click here to read Part 2. “I was pretty excited about my role in the Welcome Ministry. I had read through the job description, filled out my application, and reported for duty, as instructed, on my first Sunday as a greeter.  Or…

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Few things are as wonderful as serving under highly successful leadership.  Highly successful leaders create environments where people can soar and reach their full potential. The opposite is true as well.  No matter how good your products or services may be, leadership will always be the lid that keeps your organization from going to the…

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You stare at a blank document on your computer.  All the white space reminds you of a frozen lake or a giant white marshmallow. You start with a ten second prayer for help. You don’t really know what to write so you start with the title.  You’ll change it later.   You look at notes…

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We are in a three part series, click here to read Part 1.  “Every year at our church, the pastor teaches a message about why people should volunteer.  And they make it very easy to serve; I’ll say that for them.  Well . . . they make it very easy to sign-up to serve.  Every…

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Business leaders are often the most ignored community in the church. Yet, they are connected to the unchurched in your community and can be your greatest tool in reaching the unchurched.   Casey sat down with Carey Nieuwhof and talked about why church leaders need business leaders. Carey is the leading and founding pastor of…

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What is the most pressing need you are facing as a church?  On Tuesday, July 23rd over 2,000 church leaders were part of a free webinar hosted by The Rocket Company. If you missed it you can watch the on demand replay here.  Michael Lukaszewski asked the attendees to tweet the greatest need they were facing.…

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In 2005, after a dozen years of working with students, we moved from Arkansas to Atlanta to start a new church.  It launched in 2006 in a movie theater. Our church grew quickly in the first year —from a launch team of about twenty-five people to over eight hundred people on our one-year anniversary. That’s…

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July is story month. During the entire month of July we are sharing your stories.   Check out how Preaching Rocket is giving pastors more confidence and more time with their families.   “I was an accountant for 21 years thinking God called me to this with no experience.  I started in Young Life and…

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July is story month. During the month of July we are sharing your stories. Pastors and church leaders, are there things about ministry you feel intuitively need to happen but are cloudy in your mind about how to get them done?  If so, you are not alone. Clayton Bell is the Lead Pastor of Trinity…

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