Building a Disciple-Centric Church: The Role of Primary and Secondary Ministries

Building a Disciple-Centric Church: The Role of Primary and Secondary Ministries

Everything your church does must be aimed at making and maturing disciples. But not everything your church does is automatically discipleship-centered. This only happens when a church intentionally defines discipleship outcomes through a process or pathway and...
Disciple-SHIFT: What Is (and Isn’t) a Discipleship Pathway?

Disciple-SHIFT: What Is (and Isn’t) a Discipleship Pathway?

The Church Revitalization Podcast – Episode 225 Don’t think about discipleship as a thing the church does. Think of discipleship as everything the church should be doing. In Episode 223 of The Church Revitalization Podcast, we talked about the centrality of the...
How to Evaluate Your Church’s Mission Statement

How to Evaluate Your Church’s Mission Statement

The Church Revitalization Podcast – Episode 223 If you were asked, “What is the mandate of the Church,” what would your answer be? It’s an important question because what we believe the answer to be becomes our mission. That which we believe to be preeminent in...
The Uncomfortable Truth About Church Decline

The Uncomfortable Truth About Church Decline

In recent years, a quiet crisis has been unfolding within the walls of churches across the United States. It’s a crisis that many congregations are either unaware of or are reluctant to confront. This crisis is the steady and persistent church decline in...