Category Archives: Church

Clergy Appreciation Month: Do You Appreciate Your Pastor?

Does your pastor or minister know you appreciate them? Now’s your chance to let them know: October is Clergy Appreciation Month, when churchgoers are encouraged to give thanks for their pastors, ministers, and leaders. (And yes, Hallmark has cards for … Continue reading

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Celebrate Reformation Day!

Did you know that October 31 is one of the most significant dates in church history? No, I’m not talking about Halloween—I’m talking about Reformation Day! Continue reading

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A Primer on the Christian Calendar

Do you follow the Christian calendar? I grew up attending churches that didn’t emphasize the Christian calendar, and thus remained largely unaware of it. But the church I currently attend does periodically focus on the Holy Days of the traditional … Continue reading

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New Poll: How Many People Attend a Typical Weekend Service at Your Church?

This week’s poll is a simple one: how many people attend a typical weekend service at your church? For those of you that have multiple services at your church, what’s attendance like at the biggest one? Last week’s poll was … Continue reading

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Finding Biblical Authority in the Face of Doubt and Uncertainty

How should pastors understand their authority as teachers and preachers when doubt and relativism have come to dominate the Western approach to Christianity and religion? A recent discussion at The Gospel Coalition highlights the challenges church leaders face today. Continue reading

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New Poll: Do You Attend Church While You’re Traveling?

Our new poll this week asks: Do you attend church while you’re travelling or vacationing? Continue reading

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New Poll: What does your church do best?

What does your church do best? Vote in the poll and tell us what truly distinguishes your local church. Continue reading

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Meet Mel Lawrenz and Sign Up for his Knowing Him Easter Devotional

Our special Easter devotional with Mel Lawrenz starts this Sunday! For those of you who aren’t familiar with Mel or his ministry we thought it’d be useful to introduce him via a few questions and answers. Hopefully, this will give … Continue reading

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How long have you been attending your current church?

Last month, we asked our Facebook fans the following question: How long have you been attending your current church? We received hundreds of responses, which we’ve compiled into a nifty chart. Continue reading

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