Congregational Mediation

  • The Myth of the Happy Church-Growth Pastor

    [ad_1] Once upon a time there was a young man who felt called to become a Pastor. He went to a Christian college where they taught him many wonderful things…how to love people and teach the Bible and win people to Jesus. But when he entered his first church he realized there was a big […]

  • Church Pews – A Historical Perspective

    [ad_1] Picture this scenario. It is about 8:00 am on a Sunday morning and you have stumbled out of bed knowing that it is your responsibility to wake up your other family members, feed them breakfast, and get them dressed in their “Sunday best.” Even though you are tired an might just like to pull […]

  • What is a Pastor?

    [ad_1] Is it someone who dresses in fine suits and walks tall in the pulpit? No, that is a fashion model; is it someone who speaks every Sunday and Wednesday to a set group of people about the word of God or related subjects? no that is a preacher; So, what is a Pastor? A […]

  • Ideas for Church Retreat

    [ad_1] A church retreat is actually an amazing way to bring kids to the God, have great amount of fun along with forming a community of friendships with other youth groups. Such activities could take place anywhere starting from church home to some couple states away. Anyhow, it would bring life back to the church […]

  • Training a Church Safety and Security Team

    [ad_1] Violence in places of worship is on the rise, and this violence has forced the topic of safety and security in a church to the forefront of security consulting. Unfortunately many consultants are losing focus on what is important in a church ministry, which is our Christian Mission of bringing the great news of […]

  • Writing a Comedy Church Skit – How to Create Funny Characters

    [ad_1] A comedy skit can be effectively used in church worship services to communicate Biblical truth. And you don’t have to be a professional writer or actor to create funny characters and humorous drama that is entertaining, but still makes a powerful, spiritual impact on your church congregation. Although I work professionally as a freelance […]

  • Fundamental Church Failures

    [ad_1] Every great human movement toward freedom, whether commercial, political or religious or a combination thereof, begins with the determination of concerned men and women to make life better by resolving recurring human problems. The Renaissance and the Age of Reason occurred through the efforts of talented people to end the brutal political, financial and […]

  • Workplace Bullying In Church

    [ad_1] Bullying in the church? Bullying by the church? Yes, it happens there because like other workplaces, psychopaths lurk! They bring distress and trauma to their targets, injur mental health, and cause psychological injury to their victims by this ill-treatment. Towards the end of my time as a church minister, I experienced the trauma of […]

  • Text Message Alerts and Marketing For Churches

    [ad_1] Text message marketing is the newest, fastest way to advertise for many types of businesses, now even churches are using Text Messaging. This modern marketing technique can be used for more than just trying to sell a product or draw in costumers. It can be used to inform and remind. Here’s how! You can […]

  • Actual Church Bloopers

    [ad_1] Don’t let worry kill you. Let the Church help. Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community. For those of you who have children and don’t know it, we have a nursery downstairs. We are pleased to announce the birth of David Alan Belzer, the sin of Rev and […]

  • Church Fundraiser – Super Profitable Rummage Sale Tips

    [ad_1] A great way for your church group or youth group to make money is by having a bazaar or rummage sale. The difference between a mundane sale and one with pizzazz that makes more money for your group can be summed up with a few easy tips. Location, location, location. When planning your rummage […]

  • Church Charades

    [ad_1] Through the prophet Isaiah, God describes what happens when His people become well-trained in the ways of the world (Sodom and Gomorrah) and import those ways into their worship of Him. They worship him, but in a way that suits their fancy (Isaiah 1 from v.10). They have the one festival service after the […]