A Surprising & Stress-Free Way to Write Sermon Outlines

I think most people probably underestimate the preparation preachers go through before presenting at the pulpit each week. The pressure of preaching powerful sermons and writing sermon outlines that stick week in and week out can be daunting, if not overwhelming for some. Some church leaders and preachers can find writing good sermon outlines especially difficult. This is why many … Read more

How to Share the Gospel With Someone

how to share the gospel with someone

In another post we discussed how your personal testimony is the most powerful witness of all, so if you haven’t read it yet, check it out. Today we’re talking about how to share the Gospel with someone in an easy and non-confrontational way. Trust me, even introverts can try this. So let’s say you’ve been praying for your friend and nurturing … Read more

How to Make a Church Welcome Pack

How to Make a Church Welcome Pack

There’s no better way to make first time visitors feel welcomed to your church than giving them a prepared welcome pack as they walk through your church doors. It gives your church newbie something tangible to walk out with, it’s like a little thank you gift. Depending what’s included, it can be a great introduction and first-impression to you and … Read more

How to Talk to Your Friends About Jesus (Without Being a Theologian)

how to talk to your friends about jesus

Welcome to the human-friendly guide on how to talk to your friends about Jesus. Let me start by asking you a question… Do you like to be preached at? Neither do your friends, so don’t do it. The best way to tell your friends about Jesus is to be yourself – sound good? Your friends are your friends because they … Read more

How To Give Your Personal Testimony – Your Story Matters

How to Give Your Personal Testimony

Hello and welcome to the simple guide on how to give your personal testimony. I believe your story really matters because telling others what God has done in your life is one of the most powerful ways to share the Gospel. Not only because everyone loves a good story, but when it comes personal or friendship evangelism, no one can argue … Read more

8 Ways To Make Your Church Grow [ULTIMATE GUIDE]

ways to make your church grow

God gives us growth but it’s our job to manage it. You can’t force a crop to grow but you need to work the soil and manage the weeds in order for it to thrive. If you mismanage a field, the weeds can stop the crop from going. I believe we are in the best time in history  – more … Read more

Christian Leadership Training – Lead With Attitude

christian leadership training

Leaders think and perceive the world differently than followers do. Your leadership potential is not limited by the current size of your church, by your location or by the people you have. Your Christian leadership in the church is not determined by your training, abilities or skills (despite popular opinion). In reality, our leaderships begins and ends with attitude; it’s … Read more

7 Surefire Ways On How To Get People To Volunteer In Church

how to get people to volunteer in church

Looking for more enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated people to step up and volunteer in your church? Because regardless of the size, style or location – every church needs more volunteers. So often it seems a leader’s main frustration is knowing how to get people to volunteer in church, getting them more involved and serving in some way. If this is you, … Read more

Growing a Strong Church Takes Healthy Church Systems

growing a healthy strong church

Last Update 19th October, 2016. I was listening to an Andy Stanley podcast the other day when he said: “It is systems, not just sermons, that will make the church more effective.” As a preacher, and someone who loves to talk, I wanted to disagree with Andy’s statement, but I knew he was right. Sometimes we fall into the trap of thinking … Read more

6 Ideas to Follow Up Church Visitors Effectively

Last Update 3rd October, 2016. Many pastors and church leaders wonder why people visit their church but then don’t stay. They spend a good deal of time and effort to organise an ‘Invite a Friend to Church Sunday’ only to be frustrated in the absence of a second visit. A good follow up plan for church guests will help your … Read more