Asking Hard Questions in Church Revitalization (Part 2)

Part 2 – The Confused Church In a previous post, we discussed asking the hard questions for a church that is in a trauma situation and dying. (Read The First Post Here) The good news is, not all churches are dying. Some churches just need some help in getting back on track. What should a … Read more

Asking Hard Questions in Church Revitalization (Part 1)

Part 1 – The Trauma Situation Just recently I had another pastor discuss with me a terrible situation he was facing. His church was dying. He was heartbroken over the situation. He had served that church faithfully for the past several years, doing all he could to lead the people to reach their community. Unfortunately, … Read more

The Role of Discipleship In Church Revitalization

When a pastor is called to a church, the process is always exciting. The new pastor is usually anxious about the new assignment, and the church members anxiously await what changes the new pastor is going to make. I can remember when I was called to my current church, and the first day I was … Read more

Seek God’s Word For Church Revitalization

It has been my experience that every church is going through a process of revitalization in some form or another. I have never met a pastor who did not want their church to be healthier or to grow. Every church that I have served in tirelessly worked to be more useful for the glory of … Read more

Pray For Church Revitalization

It has been my experience that every church is going through a process of revitalization in some form or another. I have never met a pastor who did not want their church to be healthier or to grow. Every church that I have served in tirelessly worked to be more useful for the glory of … Read more

What I learned from the Painted Churches Pt.2

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As I stated in the first blog post of this series (located here), we recently took a church bus trip and visited the painted churches of Schulenburg, Texas. These small town, Texas churches are made up of Czech and German Catholic communities who have meeting for over one hundred years. As I was touring these church … Read more

What I Learned About the Painted Churches Pt.1

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Last week, First Baptist Church took a bus trip to the painted churches in Schulenburg, TX. This trip was an all day affair to visit churches that have been around over 100 years and have been maintained by the members of the church. I know that you are thinking, “What is so special about that?” Well, these … Read more