Saturday, August 20, 2016

Saturday Lagniappe: "9 Reasons Churches Must Reach College Students" and More

The Mission Field
9 Reasons Churches Must Reach College Students

I spent this past weekend teaching a group of college students in Kentucky. I realize that students tend to be transitive and often bring fewer dollars to a church, but it’s imperative that our churches reach them. Here are some reasons why. Read More

Making Changes in a Church

Given the fact that change can be stressful and steal away an individual's sense of comfort, how should pastors approach this subject in theory and practice? Read More

Can the Devil Read My Mind?

The tendency is for Christians to think that since God is a supernatural being and can read our minds, then Satan, also a supernatural being, must be able to read minds, too. But Satan’s powers are not equal to God’s. Read More

The Cinema, Lacrosse and the Brutal Truth about Christianity in Australia

Let’s name the brutal truth first: Australian churches have been in more or less unmitigated decline since 1963. As from that date, fewer and fewer people have been involved in our churches, fewer people have been connected to our ministries, and almost every major Christian denomination has had fewer people wanting to own them in the census, even if only to identity the church they no longer attend. Read More

One Trap Leaders Can Avoid If They Choose
3 practices for staying fully engaged in the present. Read More

4 Myths About Delegating 

And 3 steps to help you empower others. Read More

10 Ideas for Using Snapchat at Your Church

Snapchat has evolved into one of the best online storytelling platforms available to the church, and it’s one of the best ways to engage the millennial generation online. Read More

3 Things Most People Dislike on Social Media

I want to talk about three things that are often done that annoy the daylights out of those of us checking our accounts. Read More

Also see: 9 Strategies for Dealing with the Ugly Side of Social Media.
Pastors rarely asked to perform same-sex marriages in US

Few US pastors have been asked to officiate a same-sex wedding since the Supreme Court allowed gay marriage last year, according to new research. Read More

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