July 16, 2018

A recent study by LifeWay Research showed that 15% of church members have considered leaving their church in the past six months. About 1 in 7 church members have considered leaving their church in the past six months. In the future, people will not be driving as far as they do today to attend church. They will…


July 13, 2018

A recent poll conducted by Lifeway Christian Resources asked the question “What is your church known for in its community?” Three patterns emerged: About one-half of the churches are known for ministries that require the community to come to the church itself. Great preaching. Incredible worship services. A friendly church. Great events at the church….


July 11, 2018

This financial news is brought to you by the Alfred Johnson blog. History:  More than 20 years ago, I was managing a retail pharmacy which started accepting credit cards.  We had a bookkeeper that worked a couple days a week and was paid by the hour.  I discovered that she was spending a lot of…


July 9, 2018

When most people think of social media influence, they think of Facebook. But there’s another site out that’s also getting a lot of notice: YouTube. A church YouTube presence is essential. The Pew Research Center recently released the results of its latest survey on the use of the internet and social media among Americans —…


July 6, 2018

“He who controls the media, controls culture” – Dr. Ted Baehr Movieguide was founded in 1985 by Dr. Ted Baehr in Atlanta, GA. The organization started as a radio program, then a TV program and finally as a bi-weekly magazine. Now located just outside of Los Angeles, CA, Movieguide’s mission is to redeem the values of…