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Why Your Church Doesn’t Produce Spiritual Growth


Tony Morgan has an article "12 Reasons Your Church Doesn't Produce Spiritual Growth" provides some snippets from the book  Move: What 1,000 Churches Reveal about Spiritual Growth by Greg Hawkins and Cally Parkinson. Tony brings out some great highlights from the book that are worth evaluating your ministry's effort. There are three key points that I would like [...]


Research: Spiritual Grown Not Achieved By Plugging People Into Activities


This will run against the grain of many congregation's expectations of getting people plugged in. The focus is about connecting people with Jesus Christ and their Heavenly Father. Then it becomes easier to connect people because then they will share a mutual connection. "If busy isn’t getting you growth–numerical and spiritual growth–then you need a [...]


Quote: Absence of clear discipleship outcomes


Setting clear goals isn't as easy as one might think. Once set those goals may be even harder to keep in focus. https://twitter.com/willmancini/status/507522166846279681 Photo: Pixabay (public domain)

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How To Add A Box Shadow To Your Website Using CSS


The Box-shadow was called as one of CSS3′s best new features when it came out. It's a great effect when used properly and can make a page pop from the background nicely. The difficulty was that not all browsers were made equal and were not compliant to web standards. As they became more compliant the more useful many of [...]

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Three Easy Steps To Protect Your WordPress Website


Ask "Do I need to protect my website from hackers?" You may never know that you have a problem until something goes wrong. Some things I've seen are extra folders or files placed on your server or extra code or images on some of your pages. If you are not watching the site daily you [...]


Quote: Stories About What Used To Happen

[Tweet "When your stories are about what used to happen, not what's going to happen, the end is near."] Source:  21 Signs Your Church Needs to Change by Carey Nieuwhof    

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Should We Provide Wifi For Church Visitors?


Do you provide wifi for church? Like most people with smart phones or other mobile device we stay connected. It's often a blessing when you can find free wifi when visiting a store or restaurant. There are several reasons more people are using locations that provide free wifi. One is the demise of the unlimited data [...]

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How to Change, Move and Delete WordPress Categories


You will eventually face the moment when you want to rename one or more Wordpress categories. Or perhaps you want to merge two or more categories into a single category. When that time comes I hope you will benefit from what I've learned so that you don't make the same mistakes I've made in the past. Recently I wanted to [...]


Christian Church Map Milestone


This week we hit a new milestone for the Christian Church Search map with over 1,800 independent Christian Churches and Churches of Christ now included. The new United States map is the largest searchable map of restoration churches and growing weekly. If you are moving and looking for a church home or simply traveling this [...]


Important Christian Church Survey Project – Please Read

The Kairos Legacy Partners is undertaking a survey of our independent Christian Churches and Churches of Christ. This is a large and ambitious undertaking. I first became aware of the effort when I received an email with the survey. I want to encourage every church leader to participate in this survey and to pass it along [...]

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