Tagged: ministry

Mental Health at Orange County Churches

If you don’t struggle with mental health, you probably know someone who does. About 20% of Americans experience mental health issues every year. It’s not the easiest thing to find safe churches that embraces all aspects of a Christian person’s life that...

How many Chinese churches are in the USA?

Statistics are useful for strategic planning for the future of churches and ministries, or any organization for that matter, even if they’re estimates. I had researched the number of Chinese churches in the United States and Canada 5 years ago in 2009...

iMinistry 2014 is coming October 14-16

The best (and the only) social media church conference for advanced practitioners is coming again this October 14-16, 2014. It’s the kind of place that Social Media Church podcast listeners would love to gather around in-person and in real-time. The website is coming...

How Money Muddles Ministry Motives

I confess that I have an uneasy relationship with money. And having spent a decade of my life preparing for being a pastor, I’ve given these related topics more than the average Joe or Jane. (This blog post is more of a...

Who are the 3 Church Consultants on Reality TV?

Seminaries are great at training for theology, and the theological foundation is absolutely essential. But there’s a whole business side of running a church, as many of us learn the hard way. That’s where church consultants come in—to lay the organizational foundation...

Pastor Rick Warren Returns for a New Season of Ministry

Pastor Rick Warren returns to the pulpit at Saddleback Church after a 16-week sabbatical. He and wife Kay and family and extended family and church family and God’s family have shared an agonizing experience as we’re grieved together over the loss of...

a 21st century high tech prison ministry

Jesus said “… when I was in prison, you visited me.” I confess I’m missing out on a glimpse of Jesus since I have not yet ever visited someone a prison. By grace I don’t personally know anyone there, and of course...