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5 Ideas for Parent Churches

5 Ideas for Parent Churches | missionalchallenge.com

My children are now in their twenties. I love the ways that our relationship has changed over the past 20+ years. And I love being their dad. My role has changed – but I will always be my kid’s dad. What a blessing!

Why Does the Church Exist?

Greg VanderMeer: Fair Haven Church
Followers of Jesus need to know the answer to this question.
Followers of Jesus need to live out the mission of the church.

Changing Your Church – part 3

Guest Post by Dr. Dan Riemenschneider

Changing Your Church – part 2

Changing Your Church - part 2 | missionalchallenge.com

Guest Post by Dr. Dan Riemenschneider

The End of Christianity?

The End of Christianity? | missionalchallenge.com

The church is not the end. We need to understand that the church is the means to get to the end goal.

Closing Churches

Closing Churches | missionalchallenge.com

Today I was part of a conversation where we discussed closing a church.

Helping Others to Sing God’s Praise!

Helping Others to Sing God's Praise! | missionalchallenge.com

My daughter sent me a text message this morning that made me smiled. She wrote:

How Church Members Are Like Airline Passengers

How Church Members Are Like Airline Passengers | missionalchallenge.com

Today I returned from a trip to Charlotte. While I flew across the country I reflected on some similarities between church members and airline passengers.

Measuring Success in Your Church

I was intrigued by a recent post I read by Seth Godin. He writes…

The Primary Work of the Church Is NOT on Sundays

The Primary Work of the Church Is NOT on Sundays | missionalchallenge.com

I used to think that it was all about Sunday. I don’t think this any more. The weekend worship service is not the primary work of the church. How can it be when most of the “church” is sitting on seats not doing any work at all?