“Unless these churches make some renovations, they will eventually be empty.” Source: 7 Churches Jesus Did Not Die For A helpful reminder that the church is not the latest fad or a generational preservation society. “You see, when Jesus died for the church, he died for men and women who would function as his hands […]
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Want millennials back in the pews? Stop trying to make church ‘cool.’ – The Washington Post. Rachel Held Evans nails it again. Authenticity trumps cool for millennials.
Posted in American Culture, Church Marketing, Face Palm - When Failure Happens, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Generations - Guttenbergers vs. Googlers, Non-Denominational, Postmodern Perspectives, Worship on Aug 24th, 2014
Church, Here’s Why People Are Leaving You. Part 2 | john pavlovitz. And here we go. We’re so weary of feeling like nothing more than a religious agenda; an argument to win, a point to make, a cause to defend, a soul to save. We want to be more than a notch on your Salvation […]
Posted in American Culture, Church Marketing, Face Palm - When Failure Happens, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Postmodern Perspectives, Will the Real God Please Stand Up? on Aug 24th, 2014
Church, Here’s Why People Are Leaving You. Part 1 | john pavlovitz. We’re the ones walking away. We want to matter to you. We want you to hear us before you debate us. Show us that your love and your God are real. Church, give us a reason to stay. Fascinating. I’m watching for part […]
Nine Rapid Changes in Church Worship Services – ThomRainer.com. Very interesting study, although I would like to dig into the details more. If it is accurate, then it doesn’t bode well for midsize congregation like mine who now have to grow to 400+ weekly worshippers. If you are are worshipping under 100, you are dead […]
LEGO® Star Wars™ Advent Calendar | LEGO Shop. OMG. I’ve got to get one.
Church steeples rented out as cell phone towers: A new higher-power connection – Hartford Top News | Examiner.com. Interesting story and probably shade of things to come. From 2010 to 2011 charitable giving to religious congregation dropped by $1.2 BILLION – a huge amount as disposable income dried up. If we can’t resolve the fiscal […]
On giving away iPads, pony rides, and gazillion eggs for Easter when the Gospel ought to be enough. « eugene cho. Living near a church in Toledo that dropped 30,000 eggs this weekend, I really like this article as a response. Eugene’s ending is the best part for me. If you’re going to a church […]