Your Partner In Ministry
Whatever you’re facing – staff changes, space restrictions, attendance decline, aging members, conflict, outreach issues, time management, low church esteem – we’ve been there and done that. We’ll be there for you, too.
How We Help Churches
It is a difficult moment in time to be a church leader. Questions are abundant. Answers
seem elusive. What does God want from each one of us as we seek to make disciples in a culture that seems to be moving away from God, not to Him?
At the Effective Church Group, we would love to come alongside you to share the journey. Through our experience of more than 1000 congregations and their leaders, we have learned what practices are more likely to be effective and which only end up in frustration.
Here’s how we grow churches . . .
That dreaded time for most mainline churches is just around the corner. I’m referring to the fall stewardship drive. If your church is like 90 percent of mainline churches everything in October revolves around […]
These verses, 6 and 15, frame a directive of what to do with those who are literally busybodies, people who have nothing better to do than make trouble. Apparently, the Thessalonian church had as high […]
My wife and I went on our first cruise. It was a well oiled machine. They were prepared for serving meals to 2800 people. “Free” ice cream almost 24/7! A staff member always in […]
1 Thessalonians 1:6–8
You became imitators of us and of the Lord … And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia. The Lord’s message rang out from you … […]
For the life of me I don’t understand why anyone would try to revitalize a church. But I did and I’m glad I did. Still, when I consider that the vast majority of pastors […]
My wife and I were just not that “into” jewelry. Had nothing against jewelry. Just not interested. That is, until our Alaskan cruise. Due to masterful “discipleship” from several people, I am now a […]