How did this happen? One minute you were grabbing a quick coffee and chatting with the first-time guest next to you. The next minute, the Lord is clearly leading you to go beyond a quick “he…
How to Launch An EFFECTIVE Single Adult Ministry
Do you want to learn how to launch an effective single adult ministry at your church? Well sign-up for this informative webinar to obtain insight into components that will make you successful.
SINGLE ADULT NUMBERS ARE SOARING. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR CONGREGATIONS?
By Jeff Brumley Baptist News Global Churches may want to take a hard look at what they’re offering young, single adults — and then boost it. “Many churches are built around a family model,” Roxanne Stone, editor and chief of the Barna Group, said in remarks published with a survey about romance and relationships. “They are …
King County houses just 10 single adults each month
Almost 6,000 single adults have been assessed for a program that connects homeless adults with housing since February, but only 46 have been placed in permanent supportive housing, according to King County officials That means, on average, 10 of the highest-need homeless single adults get into housing each month in King County. If that rate continued, and the list would not grow, it would take nearly…
NADA'S BLOG: Single Adult Eastering
NADA'S BLOG: Single Adult Eastering
Young adults and church--Why Young Adults Leave the Church
Many say they find the church judgmental, unwelcoming or irrelevant. Read more here: www.kansascity.com/2012/01/13/3368548/why-yo...
5 Ways to Increase Church Giving
When people believe in the vision and mission of your ministry, they are generally inclined to support you financially. Yet, what happens when…
3 Black Churches Have Burned in 10 Days in a Single Louisiana Parish
Officials said that they had found “suspicious elements” in each case and that “there is clearly something happening in this community.”
What the ‘Quarter-Life Crisis’ Says About Young Adults in Your Church
More people in their 20s reported feeling lonely “often” or “very often” than those over 75.
Ten Ways to Pursue Ethnic Harmony in Your Church
Christ calls us to pursue unity in diversity, but what does that look like in a local church? John Piper offers ten ways forward.
4 Ways to Improve Communication in Your Church
I am a firm believer that communication and connections are what keep the Church together and thriving. These days time is very limited,…
8 Ways for Church Leaders to End the Year Wisely
We have one month left in 2018, which means we have about 30+ days to end the year well. If you’re a church leader, I encourage you to consider these possible ways to finish the year.
10 Ways to Be a Welcoming Church to Those With Special Needs
For those willing to welcome those with special needs, how can today’s churches better serve these families? One parent shares some tips.
4 Ways to Balance Leading the Church and Loving the Community
How do we both lead our church and love our community well? And how does this calling inform a church leader's priorities and daily schedule?
2 Ways to Support Creative People in Your Church
Creative work is fruitful. But it’s also hard and time-consuming, much like that of any other profession.
10 Ways to Make Friends if You are Lonely at Church
Do you love going to church every Sunday but feel lonely at the same time? Sometimes it can be hard to make friends at church.
7 ways churches deal with inactive members
What are the trends among the churches in North America? For certain, it’s a big issue. For example, the Southern Baptist Convention has over 15 million members, but only about 6 million show up for a weekly worship service.
10 Ways to Teach Kids to Sit in Church
Want to take your kids to church with you? Find out how to learn to go to "big church." Worship, learn, and serve together. Kids can love going to church.
Three Ways Parachurch Leaders Can Promote the Local Church
I love the institutional church. I believe the local church is God’s plan for saving and transforming the world. Jesus shed His blood for His bride, the church. Nothing will stop Christ from building His church, not even the gates of hell. I have followed God’s call in my life to make sure every person in the world has access to clean water. I lead Lifewater, the oldest Christian clean water organization. Lifewater is a parachurch organization. We don’t ordain elders or deacons…