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What can we learn from churches that have failures or are disconnected from their purpose? 

This article will explore what God calls, how we are and what we can do with practical and biblical insights to prevent breakdowns and major problems from happening. In Part 2, we will look how to recover if breakdowns do occur.
 
 
How to recover your church after a pastor leaves, even in a fall 

The statistics for pastors who fall is about 20%. Nearly 50% of pastors starting out will not last beyond five years in ministry for reasons of burnout and frustration. Just 1 out of every 10 pastors will actually retire as a minister in some form. 
 
 
How to rebuild after a pastor leaves, even in a fall from grace. 

To rebuild any church, whether it is from the retirement of a great pastor, the fall of another, a history of spiritual neglect from its leaders, or the slow backslide of apathy or liberalism, we have to be willing to reset. If there is no reset, the congregation will die off. 
 
 
Motives and desires all at a convergence and many without an eye to the Word or an ear to the Spirit! 
 
 
 
 

 

Research Highlights
 

Spiritual Maturity and its Importance

We are called to spiritual growth-that is, the formation of the investment of faith Christ gives us that we give back to Him in dividends.

 

What makes a Church Healthy or Unhealthy?

This comes from a big problem we have in most churches today, that is the tendency of leaders not effectually growing in the Lord and thus do not practice their faith and this dispenses down to the congregation.
 
   
 
 
Growing in Christ is the key to growing a church! 
 
 
 

 

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Leading the Church
 
Hope
Hope is essential! Do you have hope? Do you know what hope is? Hope is our forward outlook to be in Christ forever. This produces Joy. Heb. 11:1, "the substance of things hoped for". (3/7/2008)

Effective Leadership
 
 
Have Spunk
Spunk is the willingness to take a risk and go beyond ourselves, our experience and knowledge and into what is best for the body of Christ! (1/14/2008)

 
Being Loyal to Christ and His Bride
We got trouble in our churches--a lack of loyalty. A tough question needs to be asked of ourselves, are we being "harlots" with His Church? Do not refuse God. Teach, preach, be loyal, be fruitful, be faithful, be real for Christ and live it out. By our example, we are used for His glory, giving people known and unknown to us a chance to repent and be saved. (3/8/2013)

 
Discipleship
 
Jesus Invites you to Discipleship!
Being a true disciple means having a willingness to trust Him completely in all aspects of life from the highest highs to the lowest lows. It means we are not only willing to trust Him to provide for our salvation, but also for the future. (3/8/2008)

 
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The Church of Pergamum
Revelation 2: 12-17 (2/12/2008)

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