Marketing the UMC: Interview with UMCom's Larry Hollon

by Shane Raynor
General Conference 2008 approved the launch of the UMC’s newest ad campaign, Rethink Church. United Methodist Communications has led the way, reminding people inside and… read more

Incentives to Decline: Why Some Churches Really Don't Want to Grow

by John Flowers, Karen Vannoy
Your congregation has been in significant decline for years. Members acknowledge that something must be done to reverse the decline. Plans are discussed and official votes are… read more

Minimize Brick, Maximize Mission: Budgeting for Missional Mobility

by Mike Slaughter
Growing churches inevitably face space constraints. With growth comes the dilemma to build or not to build, where to build, and what to build. This is when we must honestly… read more

It's Who You Are, Not What You Do

by Dyton L. Owen
Every time you turn around, there is a new book or another seminar about leadership. Many of these books and seminars are very good and offer much wisdom and guidance. At other… read more

Giving in a Paperless Society

by Jeff Brinkman
When I was twelve years old, my parents gave me an AM transistor radio for Christmas. I used to fall asleep at night listening to the play by play announcer for the new expansion… read more

Dreaming Together: Intergenerational Partnership Reaches Outside the Church's Walls

by Circuit Rider
Circuit Rider recently sat down with two pastors of Florence United Methodist Church in Florence, Kentucky. Florence is a well-established congregation—167 years old, 475 in … read more
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