Making a Friends Prayer List – Praying for Your Unsaved Friends

friends prayer list

Last Update 5th October, 2016. So you’ve committed to praying for your unsaved friends. This is a great first step. Making a prayer list of your friends who God has given you a heart for will help to remind you to prayer for them and show you how to pray for them. Once you’ve made this list here is a … Read more

5 Christian Books That Changed My Life

5 Christian Books that Changed My Life

Last Update 5th October, 2016. What Makes a Good Book ‘Good’? Have you ever picked up a book and lost all track of time? My friends know I’ve enjoyed a book when they borrow it only to find more lines highlighted than not – the main text marred by my feverish scribbles and underlinings. I must confess right now that … Read more

How To Lead A Small Group Bible Study + Lesson Ideas

Home Group Bible Study Lessons

If you’ve suddenly been given the responsibility to lead a group Bible study and are not sure what to do, don’t worry – help is at hand! Let’s take a look at what it takes to run a successful church home group study and give you some lesson resources to help you along the way. Small groups, house groups, cell … Read more

7 Secrets Your Pastor Should Tell You (But Won’t)

7 Secrets Your Pastor Should Tell You (But Won't)

Pastors and church leaders, what is it you’d love to say to your congregation but just can’t? At what moments do you find yourself biting your tongue? If you had a free platform and could get anything off your chest, what would you say? I thought a while about this one and here’s 7 ‘pastoral secrets’ I came up with… … Read more

Got Questions? Add Your Voice to GrowChurch.net

Plans fail when there is no counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. (Proverbs 15:22) The Purpose of GrowChurch.net We faithfully pour our hearts into serving the local Church because we believe passionately that the Church is the hope of the world. We take seriously the Great Commission challenge to reach all people groups with the life-saving news of the … Read more

How I Know God’s Not Dead – Proof that Jesus Came Back to Life

Last Update 1st October, 2016. How is it that a Jewish rebel in a tiny, dusty outpost of the great Roman empire is still the most controversial figure over 2,000 years on? I find it mind-blowing that whole civilisations have risen and empires have fallen and yet it’s the noble kings we remember, it’s not Caesar or the mighty Roman … Read more

8 Dangerous Church Growth Myths Exposed Once And For All

Church Growth Myths

I think it’s time to dispel some dangerous church growth myths once and for all! Talk about church growth to some people and they think you’re unspiritual – I don’t get this. A healthy church is a growing church, surely that’s the whole point? We all want our churches to grow so let’s face these lies head on. Rick Warren, … Read more

How to Advertise Your Church on Facebook

how to advertise your church on facebook

Why Create a Church Facebook Page? Everyone’s on Facebook and promoting your church on Facebook is easier than you think. It’s a powerful way of getting your church on people’s radar. We use it everyday and yet, most of us have yet to tap into the hidden potential of leveraging Facebook to promote your church. You could go further and … Read more

Autopsy of a Deceased Church – The Honest Book Review

autopsy of a deceased church book review

“As many as 100,000 churches in America are showing signs of decline toward death.” In Autopsy of a Deceased Church, Thom Rainer shares ten warning signs of  a dying church that he observed following the ‘autopsies’ of fourteen deceased churches. I found it to be a very sobering book and at at times it got a bit too close for … Read more

Hillsong UNITED White Album Review – New Remix 2014

hillsong united white album music review

Last Update 5th October, 2016. The White Album [Remix Project] is Hillsong UNITED’s of 2014 is a compilation of Hillsong’s most well-known praise and worship songs but like you’ve never heard them before. You can listen to samples of the songs and read further reviews here. I came across the White Album accidentally after typing ‘Christian Dubstep Remix’ into YouTube and I … Read more