Growing Churches

CNLP 180: William Vanderbloemen on How to Gain a Competitive Advantage by Creating An Amazing Culture Staff and Volunteers Won’t Want to Leave

Every church and workplace has a culture. Unfortunately, often it’s a bad one. The Vanderbloemen Search Group has been named by Entrepreneur magazine and other organizations as one of America’s top workplace cultures. William Vanderbloemen explains the keys to creating an amazing workplace culture and why it will help you gain a competitive edge in…

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church growth

7 Things That Will Drive Future Church Growth

You got into church leadership because you wanted to introduce people to Jesus. That’s pretty much how all of us begin, isn’t it? And yet every year, it seems to get harder to reach people. It’s not for lack of effort. Most church leaders try hard, pray hard and do their very best to advance…

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Small

Why Most Churches That Start Small…Stay Small

So…you want your church to grow, right? When I ask ministry leaders whether they want to see growth, almost every leader I’ve ever talked to says yes. Sure…there are some house church movements that want to stay small. And some long time or xenophobic churches have lost their appetite for growth. And there are always a…

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3 Ways Almost Every Church Gets Stuck

At some point, almost every church gets stuck. If yours isn’t stuck right now, just wait a while. Every church and organization gets stuck at some point. Usually, churches get stuck because what was working stopped working, When that happens, leaders aren’t sure what to do. While figuring that out is complex (and a frequent subject of…

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jealousy

Jealousy, Envy, Insecurity and the Heart of A Pastor

You’ve felt it. Someone you know (or follow) is experiencing ‘success’ in their lives and leadership in a way you’re not. Maybe their church or ministry is growing faster than yours, or yours isn’t growing at all. Or their marriage looks so much happier than yours. Or…they’re married. And you’re not. Maybe their kids look…

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