Does Your Church Use a Yearly Theme?

Have you settled on a theme for 2015? Our church usually makes a big deal about our theme for the year. The Pastor preaches on the topic, it's on the front of the bulletin, projected on the wall, and everyone downloads a background for their phones and home computers...

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The Big Blunder of Bad Design

If there’s one thing that drives me crazy in ministry, it’s churches with ugly media design. Let’s face it: many churches are still stuck in 1997 when it comes to the bland, Microsoft-Publisher-clipart-saturated media that they produce as a ministry. But that’s not just bad for public relations, that’s bad stewardship of the resources God has given us as we try to fulfill our commission to tell the world about Him.

2012: A Year of Hope

Does your church use an annual theme? Our church has chosen 2012 to focus on HOPE! I don't think I've ever seen such a hopeless generation... teenagers, marriages, and even churches. Our God is the "God of Hope" (Rom. 15:13). Jesus Christ saved us to be a hopeful people (1 Pet. 1:3, 13). So let us pray the prayer of David: Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God. Psalm 43:5