Monthly Archives: April 2013

Music, Traditions and Change

Yesterday I opened a discussion of traditions and music and told you about the changes we made in this area and why.  I told you how we approached the difficulty of resistance when we did so, and today I’d like … Continue reading

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Looking at Your Traditions

I must begin by saying that it has been some time since my last post on Church growth.  I had not intended to be so long away (sorry about that) but I’m back at home and it’s time to move … Continue reading

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One Week Later

I would imagine that most of us have various impressions of the last week’s news relating to the events in Boston.  Violence, terror, confusion, outrage, sadness, mourning all fit the bill, but of course there are other things as well. … Continue reading

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Looking Outward

As a Christian begins to mature in his or her faith, he or she begins to realize that the Christian life is about more than just what we want, what we like and meeting our needs, for the Christian life … Continue reading

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Basic Communication

As we continue on with our look at church growth, I think it would be beneficial to review some basics of elementary communication to see if there is an application to growing a church, and of course I mean growing … Continue reading

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TWWADI: Church Killer

OK, What is TWWADI? It’s “The Way We’ve Always Done It” Another word for this is “Tradition.” I think I’d rather use TWWADI because I’ve learned that as soon as I say tradition, I have a fight on my hands… Let’s … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Town

  For the past few days I’ve been here in our Nation’s Capital, and what a different place it is!  This isn’t the slow-paced Midwest I’ve become used to, no, this place is big city.  The traffic is horrific, the … Continue reading

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