Why Men Hate Going to Church Book Review – Is Your Church Man Enough?

Last Update 6th October, 2016. Book: Why Men Hate Going to Church Author: David Murrow Lowest Price Online: Amazon Published by: Thomas Nelson Formats: Hardback, Paperback, Kindle, Audio Read Customer Reviews: Here What this book is about The book starts off with some shocking statistics… For example, did you know the average church in the US is 61% female and 39% male? On any given … Read more

A Growing Pastor Has a Growing Church

Last Update 17th October, 2016. Are leaders born? Yes, I’ve never met a leader who wasn’t born yet. If you want to change your church then you must first change you. I don’t like that, but it’s true. And I don’t like it because it means I have to change… I don’t know about you but I’m happy with what … Read more

How To Grow Your Church Leadership Team – Look for F.A.T. People

Jesus attracted crowds and preached to 1000′s but He invested most of His time with the core team of twelve. Too often we put too much emphasis on one leader instead a building a team. The ability and capacity of your leadership team determines the size and effectiveness of your church. The best resource I can recommend that will help … Read more

Top 10 Recommended Books for Pastors

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Last Update 8th October, 2016. “Leaders are learners, leaders are readers.” [Tweet this] For the last two years I have committed myself to growing in wisdom and knowledge and I’ve aimed at reading a book a week. To be honest, I haven’t always hit the mark but it’s a habit I highly recommend. You can take a look at Growing Pastors … Read more

How To Grow Your Church Systems – “What’s Next?”

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Last Update 17th October, 2016. What’s the vision or mission statement of your church? How do you get the job done? The WHAT is your purpose and the HOW is your process. Every church has a mission or vision statement, but not all churches have a clearly defined process or system in place to make it happen. It doesn’t matter … Read more

The Purpose Driven Church Book Review – Still Relevant 20 Years On?

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Last Update 8th October, 2016. Although The Purpose Driven Church was written by Rick Warren in the mid-nineties, I would still include this in my list of recommended books for pastors as I think the church growth materials shared in this book are still very much relevant to our churches today in the 21st century. I read this book at … Read more

How To Grow Your Church’s Finances – More Money For Ministry

Teaching a 5 minute lesson on tithing every week, though important, is not enough to increase the giving in your church. In today’s post we’re going to have a quick look at the important of building trust and casting your church’s vision as a way to increase your church offerings and get more money for ministry. One of the best … Read more

How to Grow Expectation in Your Church

Using Creativity, Momentum & Language “I can’t wait to get to church!” If you have never led worship at a conference – wow! People don’t need warming up, they turn up hot! By the times we’re at the second song people are encountering God like never before, being set free and tears are flowing at the awesomeness of Almighty God! … Read more

How to Grow Your Church in the Word

A church full of people full of the Word is a strong church. Spoon-feeding toddler Christians on a Sunday morning won’t cut it; we need to grow our people so that they will feed themselves on the Word, love the Word and be hungry for the Word. Today I want us to to dig into the Word to find out … Read more

How to Grow Your Church in the Spirit – Empowered to Represent

Last Update 22nd October, 2016. Jesus said: “I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” (Luke 24:49) Today we’re talking about growing your church in the Spirit and discussing the purpose of the Holy Spirit. Jesus told the disciples to wait until the … Read more