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Four Indicators for Determining What Your Church Values– Part 2: Bible Study and Budget

In a previous blog, I discussed the first two indicators involving believers and bystanders. The last two indicators are Bible study and budget.
 

Bible Study  

For our purposes, I’m defining Bible study as an expository approach to

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Four Indicators for Determining What Your Church Values–Part 1

Talk is cheap.  Walk is telling.  No matter what church members say or believe, their values are easily and objectively identifiable by four

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Three Reasons Why Restorative Practices Unifies a Church

Churches are described in many ways:  hospital for the soul, shelter for those in need, and bedrock for spiritual advice.  In addition to these, I’d like to add community.

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Five Ways to Treat A Superman Complex

Hello, my name is Kal-El, the last son of Krypton, my home planet.  I crash landed on Earth, was raised by Jonathan and Martha Kent, and gained superpowers from Earth’s yellow sun.  My adopted name is Clark Kent but you may know me by my alter ego name: Superman.

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Whose Job is It?: Articulation, Accountability, and Assessment in the Church

If you’ve ever heard or said the following, welcome to the world of church work:  “I thought you were supposed to do that,” “I’m just trying to stay in my lane to avoid an accident,” “That’s not my job!” 

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Three Inventories Every Church Member Should Take

Christians are not religious robots.  God provides us with free wills, personalities, and idiosyncrasies that compliment our human experiences.  By the same token,

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Working Smarter, Not Harder: SMART Goals and Accountability

Tell me if any of these church goals sound familiar:  “The goal of this activity is to raise

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Three Ds Every Church Leader Should Practice: Ditch, Deal, and Delegate

I’d like to talk about a topic that can affect a church’s forward momentum and can help avoid unnecessary stress among church leaders.  The three “D’s” of church leadership involve Ditch, Deal, and Delegate.


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