Holland Davis: 10 Key Points For When A Church Moves Next Door To Your Church

Holland Davis: 10 Key Points For When A Church Moves Next Door To Your Church   By Holland Davis   Recently I’ve been in conversations with pastors who have encountered the scenarios listed below. Here are two of the most common scenarios mentioned.   SCENARIO # 1: You’ve been pastoring a church for 15 years and a church in your same denomination decides to plant a new church right next.

Holland Davis: 10 Key Points For When A Church Moves Next Door To Your Church

By Holland Davis   Recently I’ve been in conversations with pastors who have encountered the scenarios listed below. Here are two of the most common scenarios mentioned.   SCENARIO # 1: You’ve been pastoring a church for 15 years and a church in your same denomination decides to plant a new church right next door to you. How do you respond? Do you egg the front door of the church?.

Are you drifting?

3 Drifts we need to avoid…. 1. We have to be careful of the drift toward insiders and away from outsiders. “People who don’t come here, don’t call and complain.”  It’s too easy to spend all of your time handling the squeaky wheels and no time reaching people who don’t know Jesus. 2. The drift toward law and away from grace. When we develop lots of policies and begin to.

Glorious Failure

My most memorable lessons have come not through success, but through glorious failures… What constitutes a Glorious Failure? A Glorious Failure honors God even when it isn’t seen by others as “successful.” Perhaps you are reaching a hard to reach group or area. Perhaps it never becomes a part of self sustaining or self governing and whatever the other self thing is, but it tries to honor God anyway. A Glorious Failure.

A Message To Pastors

Here is a post from my cousin Myrna Groff in response to Francis Chan’s decision to leave a mega-church to go overseas to minister. It’s a reminder from a small church pastor in the middle of Kansas what ministry is all about.  She grew up in Salinas, Kansas.  You would never know about Salinas unless you had a reason to be there.  I visited once when I was a child.

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