Some posts from the world of theology and church ministry:
- Researcher anticipates further church decline in 2010s: Peter Brierley, says that all the main denominations, except Pentecostals, will decline in the next 10 years, with the Church of England set to experience the sharpest drop in attendance.
- Sermon Application Help: the application grid from 9Marks is helpful for those preparing sermons.
- Workflow and Timeline for Church Media Arts a great free pdf to help you get your head around the concept of who should be talking to who, when it makes sense to have those conversations, what deliverables hit at what interval and more.
- Creating Environments: Mark writes on how one of the leaders crucial roles is to create environments that facilitate what it is that God wants to do in people’s lives.
- How do I organize my weekly schedule as a pastor?: Brian Crofts summary of how he organises his week.
- How can I make sure I am regularly shepherding everyone in the church?: Awesome post again from Brian (if you hadn’t guessed yet, his blog is a great help to church leaders), and love the concept of 1 leader doing this for every 100 church members.
- We Have a Statistical Problem: Tim Stevens bravely asks the question, does church actually make any difference.