4 Approaches Your Church Should Take On Its Facebook Page

You can LISTEN to this blog post by scrolling to the bottom of this page or via iTunes.   Facebook is the gargantuan on the internet that gobbles up attention from people all over the globe. Wherever there is attention, churches need to go there, put a flag in the ground, and charge hard to make a difference. _ Here more »

Six Ideas to Change A Church’s Culture

You can LISTEN to this episode by scrolling to the bottom of this post or via iTunes.   There are three legs on which a church growth strategy is built: the church’s leadership team, culture, and systems. In this post, let’s focus on culture. All six ideas have two key traits interlaced throughout them: excellence and intentionality.   Here are more »

Ep 97: John Welborn (Multicultural Ministry and Post-Christian Church Strategies)

In this episode, Jeremy interviews John Welborn. John is an alumnus of Liberty University and Southeastern Seminary. He currently serves as lead pastor of Salem Church in Staten Island, New York City. Jeremy and John discuss multicultural ministry and post-Christian church strategies. INTERVIEW QUESTIONS For those not familiar with John Welborn, what is your background? Since you pastor in NYC, I’m sure more »

Ratios Your Church Should Possess in Order to Grow

You can LISTEN to this episode by scrolling to the bottom of this post or via iTunes.   These rules of thumb are numbers I’ve heard over the years of ministry as a pastor’s kid, and in 14 years of serving on staff or as a pastor. Keep in mind these are generalized ratios. Every church and community is unique, more »

3 Primary Traits Every Church Leader Should Exhibit

You can LISTEN to this episode by scrolling to the bottom of this post or via iTunes.   As this blog focuses on the four pillars of church growth, leadership, creativity, and vision, my sermon from this past Sunday is abnormally applicable to you—my audience. I preached 1 Timothy 5:17–25 about biblical leadership, and I gleaned three traits that we more »

10 Leadership Lessons from College Football’s Opening Weekend

You can LISTEN to this episode by scrolling to the bottom of this post or via iTunes.   Are you ready for some football? The greatest sport in all of the land is back. Crowds cheering, tailgates blazing, and pigskin flying all combine to give me happiness.   As the college football season kicked off this past weekend, there were more »

Why I Quit Making Fun of Joel Osteen

You can LISTEN to this episode by scrolling to the bottom of this post or via iTunes.   Not to brag, but I have a pretty good Joel Osteen impression. Recently, I’ve moved my over-blinking, big smile, drawl, and slow speech with a time of “stand up, hold up your Bible, and declare this with me” from my frontal lobe more »

The List of Apps and Services I Use to Get Work Done

You can LISTEN to this episode by scrolling to the bottom of this post or via iTunes.   Don’t you love to get things done more quickly? I know I do. Here’s a list of the apps and services I use to accomplish tasks. EMAIL iOS App   EMAIL SCHEDULING Boomerang   MASS EMAILING Constant Contact and MailChimp   MASS more »

Ep 95: Daniel Irmler (Church Media and Marketing)

In this episode, Jeremy interviews Daniel Irmler. Daniel is the founder of Pro Church and ChurchHacks.com, based in Fresno, CA. Jeremy and Daniel discuss church marketing and media. INTERVIEW QUESTIONS For those not familiar with Daniel Irmler, what is your background? You oversee Pro Church, a company that focuses on church media and marketing. We’re going to get to Facebooks ads more »