Do Your Members Know How to Proclaim Jesus?

Barna Research provided this statistic in 2017. 51% of Christians don’t know what the Great Commission is. Do you think that statistic has changed in a positive way since then? Here’s some more interesting WELS statistics. As of 2019 (NOTE: this is pre-COVID) the WELS had 1,269 congregations. Less than...

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Is Your Church Built on Trust or Distrust?

During this season of the pandemic, I’ve been finishing up my certification as a Church Consultant. I’ve found the online courses to be very insightful and affirming regarding many of the challenges our congregations face- especially in relation to engaging volunteers.   The top barriers identified as keeping churches from...

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How to Serve Others during Social Distancing

In “Canoeing the Mountains- Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory” Tod Bolsinger writes about how to be an adaptable leader. His message is magnified by the historical tale of Lewis and Clark. These two explorers thought they would find a waterway to the Pacific Ocean. Imagine their surprise when they arrived...

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12 Things Members Need to Be Involved

12 things People in YOUR Church are Looking for in Order to Become or Stay Engaged in Ministry Personal Invitation to Something They Are Passionate About- People really do want to be involved. But if they are personally invited to something they really care about they are much more likely...

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