Month: October 2011

Chasing Real Change

We aren’t a patient people. Life has encouraged us to insist on getting what we want somewhere close to the minute we ask for it. We get our food fast, retrieve our mail in seconds, and have little patience for the moments those processes slow down. We want what we want…NOW! So when we begin

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Breaking the 100 Barrier – Part 5

Some of the content of this article is taken from Dr. Dan Reiland’s free monthly e-newsletter ‘The Pastor’s Coach’ available at http://www.INJOY.com. So we’re a “family church.” Sounds nice doesn’t it? But like its neighborhood namesake, a family church may not be as healthy as we’d like to think. Lots of families don’t get along

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Breaking the 100 Barrier – Part 4

Some of the content of this article is taken from Dr. Dan Reiland’s free monthly e-newsletter ‘The Pastor’s Coach’ available at http://www.INJOY.com. Sometimes the barriers keeping us from reaching more people aren’t how we do things, but how we think about life at our church. Consider the following: • Change the perspective on how the

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Breaking the 100 Barrier – Part 3

Much of the content of this article is taken from Dr. Dan Reiland’s free monthly e-newsletter ‘The Pastor’s Coach’ available at http://www.INJOY.com. Sometimes the barriers keeping us from reaching more people aren’t how we do things, but how we think about life at our church. Consider the following: • Conduct an informal check-up on the

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Breaking the 100 Barrier – Part 2

Much of the content of this article is taken from Dr. Dan Reiland’s free monthly e-newsletter ‘The Pastor’s Coach’ available at http://www.INJOY.com. Sometimes the barriers keeping us from reaching more people aren’t how we do things, but how we think about life at our church. Consider the following: • Determine if your church wants to

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