When Should Our Church Start Another Service?

fork in the road

How do we know when our church should start another service? There are a few schools of thought on this question. One says, “when the first service doesn’t have any more room.” Here the rationale is: energy wins above all. The bigger the gathering, the more energy is present—and that is a good thing. Another […]

Stay out of the Bubble


Vision must be “grounded.” It’s easy to lose touch with ordinary people if one is in an isolated community (like academia) or if one spends too much of one’s time reading blogs, books, articles, etc. One reason so many terrible prognostications occur in the realm of ministry is because we read too much and exist […]