They led Jesus to a cliff

Mission Social Media Workshop

Are Restoration Movement churches interested in what can be accomplished if their churches were to get involved in Social Media and engagement in Social Networks? My answer may be anecdotal, but I have some insight. I just got back from the International Conference on Missions in Peoria,

Restoration Movement preachers do not have an adequate support network. Perhaps it’s not a unique phenomenon to RM Churches. I wonder out loud if preachers in general have this challenge.

Restoration Movement Preachers Need More Friends

If I were to ask you – “How many close friends do you have?”

Hardest Question for Pastors

Pastors, Youth and Senior of Restoration Movement churches as well as non-RM churches get asked hard questions. Life questions. I took a poll in a few groups to see what I could learn. An RM preachers group (2500+), RM members group (6700+) and a general Youth Pastors group 8300+.  I

I posed a question in a couple of Facebook groups – one with 2500+ Restoration Movement preacher types and the other with 6700 Restoration Movement Member types. Long Question: When I graduated Bible College in the 70s the RM churches had abt 1 million members. Now, 40 years later, the membership

Scaling the Golden Rule

One of the most distinguishing characteristics of Jesus are his original thoughts and actions. Nothing says Jesus more than the Golden Rule. “So in everything do to others what you would have them do unto you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” Matt 7:12

15 Part-time Jobs for Pastors

It’s a sad state of affairs that far too many pastors have to do something else to supplement their incomes.

Country versus City Churches

Country churches are too small to support a pastor full time. City churches are big enough, sort of, but the cost of living is too much

Bible College Classes to Teach

I took a survey in a Facebook Group of 2500+ pastors, elders, professors, members in Restoration Movement churches. The number one answer was not what I expected. If you haven’t scrolled down yet or seen the results, how would you answer?

QUESTION: I wish I had learned

Heart Rules the Head

Yesterday I found myself deep into a discussion with one of our young people … while the rest of the group listened intently on. We were deep into the evolution versus creation debate … all the while I was thinking, “Will this young lady ultimately decide because she is satisfied

Preachers Need Community, Too

This is a relatively small sample size. I get that. But the sample size is big enough for us to draw some conclusions and ask some questions. I took this survey in a Facebook group (2500+ members) … and it can be deduced that the respondents are active enough online

Church Website Tagline

It’s probably unimaginable how much time, effort and money has been spent by corporations, businesses and maybe even churches on coming up with a mission statement. Time is spent on blogs doing the same … though probably not as much as the time spent by the groups mentioned above. [caption

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