The other day I received a note about the church’s response to the current injustices. The writer shared how he was organizing his church to publicly question police tactics, to be actively involved in legislating change, and to rally in protest. And then he posed what he thought was a politically charged question, thinking […]
From the May-June Issue of Net Results Magazine
By Bil Cornelius
When word came down from state and local authorities banning public gatherings of ten or more people, the church needed to spring into action. The Bible calls us to corporate gatherings, to meet weekly in the temple courts and worship together. But it also calls […]
Jesus has left the building … the Body of Christ has been thrust out of it’s structures and many church leaders were unprepared for the transition from Y’all Come to … trying to figure how how to “do” church in a virtual world.
The Effective Church Group and Net Results Magazine needs your help … […]
Although the nation isn’t quite shut down during this national health crisis, it looks like it’s slowly grinding to a near-halt. So far, churches still seem to have a choice about meeting live and in person or not, but it’s pretty clear there’s a lot of social pressure from both outside and inside the […]
I remember reading an article about Alexander the Great
whose troops looked like they were about to be defeated. His soldiers had taken
so much plunder from their previous campaigns that they had become weighted
down and were losing their effectiveness in combat.
Alexander commanded that all the spoils of war that had been
accumulated be thrown into a […]
What kind of a leader are you? There are several hundred books (at least!) that will help you discover that answer, but in my experience, there are really only three kinds of leaders. (1) Leaders with a position who don’t actually lead. Sorry folks, but I put the lassie faire style of leadership in […]
For years, I’ve heard progressive church leaders decry the emphasis on numbers, especially average worship attendance and member giving. Like virtually every church consultation firm, we get accused and badmouthed for our continued insistence that the churches we work with provide us with their numbers for the previous ten years.
Average worship attendancePer […]
I just finished listening to a commercial for songs by Allan Jackson, songs like:
What a Friend We Have in JesusLeaning On the Everlasting ArmsAmazing GraceI Love to Tell the StoryThis is My StoryLove Lifted MeHe Lives!Blessed AssuranceWhen We All Get to HeavenTurn Your Eyes Upon JesusHow Great Thou ArtPrecious Memories.
These songs brought back […]
Sometimes we get questions from our Contact Us page. When we do, we try to answer the query. Sometimes, the question is broad enough that it warrants a blog post of its own. Such is the case with this query …
“I read your target audience post and it made sense to me. Given our […]