Vitalization – A Change of Heart

Vitalization – A Change of Heart

*This article first appeared in the Fall 2018 edition of Enrich Magazine. A vitalized church—a church that’s growing by reaching the lost— certainly does things that stagnant churches do not do. It talks differently and it walks differently. Its success at fulfilling...
Revolutionary Sunday School

Revolutionary Sunday School

My father used to tell me that I had a keen sense of the obvious.  Unfortunately, even the obvious can elude me for long periods of time.  However, one of my observations of the obvious completely changed how I thought about Sunday School and could potentially turn...
Why Training Your Ushers Matters

Why Training Your Ushers Matters

I had an enlightening experience while visiting another church the other week. My family and I had arrived late (I’ll place my rant about accurate service times on church signage somewhere else) and tried to sneak in the back to find a seat. The usher who met us just...