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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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Biblical Insights, Research & Results for Leading your Church
Leading the Church
A Primer on How to Lead and Manage the Church
Biblical Principles of God's Call to Manage His Flock! The goal of this Primer is to lay forth to you suggestions from God's Word and from my own experience on how to effectively run a church. These are based on many years of research and study and observing the top 1000+ churches in the world as well as personal church growth consulting and pastoral experience. A general overview will be given, followed by a step-by-step plan on how to effectively organize for His glory. Although church growth is the goal, this Primer is not based on traditional church growth jargon, even though some of the principles are applied. After years of... (1/14/2008)

Effective Leadership
What Foundation do you Have?
Matthew 7: 24-29, Building your Leadership Life on the Rock of the Word! (2/1/2008)

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)

Accountability Questions
Here are some key Accountability questions you can ask yourself and/or have a mentor ask you. (1/28/2008)

Bible Research
The Seven Plagues
Revelation 15:1-8 (2/12/2008)

Scripture of the Day
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