Hearing stories about Christian leaders who’ve faced a moral breakdown is far too familiar. We often place unreasonable demands on these leaders or expect them to maintain an image of perfection. The reality is that it’s not uncommon for church leaders to wrestle with burdening personal matters or deep spiritual struggles. A few years ago, a man by the name … Read More
Hosting a movie event provides your congregation with the opportunity to invite friends, family, and people who would not typically come to church. As an outreach event, a movie event allows those in your community to get to know you and enables you to expel any potential preconceived ideas about Christians and the church. In a previous post, we wrote … Read More
By Vince Antonucci I led my first small group twenty-two years ago as an intern. I wanted my group to be great, but knew very little about successfully leading a group. I’ve led a group most of the thousand weeks since, and I’ve picked up a lot of ideas and lessons on effective small group leadership. Here are 50 tips.