“We could keep doing the same thing and live out our remaining years as a church. On the other hand, we could choose to do something brave and risky like shutting down and restarting.”
In a blog post for Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer examines the retention rate from 2005-2008 for clergy within The Wesleyan Church.
God is using a former General Superintendent and his wife to help bring life to a church that was near closing its doors just two years ago.
A church that appears to be in the middle of “nowhere Montana” is actually in the middle of everywhere.
“Being a pastor was SO much easier than what I’m doing now,” said NO former pastor ever. Note: October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Here are ten tips on how to keep your beloved pastor from leaving.
Jeremy Summers, director of adult spiritual formation for Church Multiplication and Discipleship (CMAD), recognizes that there is a generational faith divide.