What do you think God wants the body life of your church to look like in ten years? The same as it does now? Hopefully not! In order to grow, either spiritually or numerically, you need to have a plan of how to get from Point A to Point B. This plan shouldn’t be a “secret plan” but should be known by the staff and elders … and even the congregation.
Questions have a curious function in the life of a leader. A good question can often propel us forward more than a great answer. Our roles in leading our churches requires us to not [...]
Rich Birch was a featured speaker at the 2018 XP-Seminar. Enjoy this great article from him ... and join us at the next XP-Seminar. Rich has plenty of experience in ministry, business and coaching [...]
In the Stonebriar Community Church Case Study, the decision of Dr. Charles Swindoll to add a third service at 8:00 on Sunday morning was introduced. Chuck, as he likes to be called, had informed his Executive Pastor, [...]
In January 2004, Dr. Charles Swindoll, Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, announced his decision to David Chavanne, the church’s Senior Executive Pastor. The internationally known radio preacher, who likes to be called “Chuck,” had decided that Stonebriar [...]
You have a good problem—your church attendance is growing and you’re busting at the seams. Having found a great location in the heart of your community, your church has purchased some nice land. Suddenly you’re [...]