Category - Innovations

Creating Fill-in-the-Blank Sermon Notes- [video]

Every Bible speaker has the obligation to keep their listeners engaged.  Fill-in-the-Blank sermon notes come in all sizes and shapes, but are certain to help with engagement and especially with retention.  The video below, gives several tips and...

#67 Mother’s Day Ideas [Podcast]

Subscribe Now iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | MoreMother’s Day at your local church could best the best attended service of the year. Make sure you are ready with this powerful training video and accompanying FREE cheatsheet download. Join...

Creating Engaging Sermon Series [Video]

Getting folks to visit church can be a challenge. Get them to come back can be a bigger challenge. One and done is no fun!   Here is a simple five minute video to get you started on creating engaging sermon series that get folks returning to church...

How to Conquer Church Rituals [Blog]

Does your church have a ritual, event or program that it regularly performs that is outdated and ineffective? Do you do some things, certain ways, all the time, just because, “that’s the way they have always been done”? We all...

Church Ministry Teams: Pt. 2 [Blog]

The health of a ministry team will be its greatest asset to effectiveness. Teams are almost always assembled to accomplish a singular task or goal. This beginning point tends to point a team into activity-driven goals and motion.  The problem is an...

Church Ministry Teams-Pt. 1 [Blog]

What is the greatest attribute of a ministry team in a local church setting?  Here is a short list: Effective production Clarity around goals Communication skills Identifying and meeting needs Setting and achieving goals All of these are extremely...

Ditch Busters [Blog]

Many churches are in ditches. Ruts, if you prefer. If we rename it as routine or consistency, then I guess we are OK. But on the inside, we know we are in a rut. And ruts are hard to get out of. As leaders, we know when we are in a rut, but we may...