Be Encouraged

 “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.”   1 Thessalonians 5:11 (NLT) The Apostle Paul told those who were members of the church at Thessalonica to encourage each other and to build each other up. Here are 50 Ways to Praise people which should accomplish both these tasks: […]

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Church Security Resources

Every church MUST think about church security in today’s world! Every church should have a comprehensive Church Security Plan and a Church Security Team in place! BUT, where do you begin and who can help? We have six Kentucky Baptist Convention Regional Consultants prepared to make a presentation to your church or a group of leaders that […]

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6 Keys to Obtaining Guest Contact Info

There is one KEY ingredient for effective follow-up to take place–you must get the CONTACT INFORMATION of your guests! The only way for an effective follow-up system to work is to have a way to communicate with guests the following week. Here are some tips for obtaining the contact information from your guests. How to Obtain Guest Contact Info […]

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3 Keys to Following God

One of my favorite books of the Bible is the Gospel of Mark. I like his “just the facts” approach to the Gospel story. I had a little laugh recently while reading the following passage: Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to […]

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3 Ways to Respond to a Challenge

Did you know that only one miracle is mentioned in all four Gospels? Do you know which miracle it is? It is the miracle where Jesus fed a large group of people by exponentially multiplying the lunch of a small boy. I have often wondered why this miracle is so important that the Lord included […]

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5 Reasons to Seek Help with Conflict

In their book Redeeming Church Conflicts: Turning Crisis into Compassion and Care, Tara Klena Barthel and David V. Edling discuss some of the reasons that it may be wise to involve others during a church conflict. We should never be ashamed to ask for help from an outside person or a third party. 5 Reasons to Seek […]

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10 Questions to Assess Spiritual Health

How’s your spiritual health?  No, really — how is it?  In his book, 10 Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health, Donald Whitney helps the reader determine if he or she is spiritually healthy or simply spiritually busy.  The two are not the same thing. As you will recall, no group was busier being “spiritual” than the […]

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