Faith Based Economic...

On Wednesday May 21, 2008, over 250 faith based and non-profit organizations came together at the New York Theological Seminary for a one day conference on economic development. A world class panel of 12, (interesting that number 12, it’s the same number of disciples that accompanied...

11 Questions Church ...

Here is a great article from church consultant Tony Morgan.  Tony has served on the senior leadership teams at NewSpring Church (Anderson, SC) and  Granger Community Church (Granger, IN). With Tim Stevens, Tony has co-authored Simply Strategic Stuff, Simply Strategic Volunteers and Simply...

ChurchMetrics is Liv...

This is fresh off the presses. I have been waiting on this roll-out for several months. can you feel my excitement. I just received this announcement from my friends at LifeChurch.tv. Now there is a way for your church and ministry to effectively track trends in your church. This is a free...

The Secret Formula f...

It has been said many times that the key to marketing is repetition and multiple touches. In these days and times of advertising overload, it is hard to make a choice. I read somewhere, that the average person receives or experience 3000-6000 ad or value propositions a day. We see ads on...

Church Marketing Dir...

Just wanted to take this time to invite you the Church Marketing Directory over at Church Marketing Sucks.  The Directory is a list of tools, resources and companies that help the church communicate better. It’s kind of a yellow pages of church marketing. You’ll find technology...

The Pain of Growth

Excerpt from LeadingSmart.com | by Tim Stevens, Executive Pastor Last week I was asked, “If our church is going to double in the next two years (from 500 to 1,000), what will it take?” Here is what I shared… * Some of you won’t have as much access to the senior leader. This has to be...