Travis Albritton has been serving Christians online for more than 5 years, and has been starting and leading ministries in the southeast United States for more than a decade. His popular podcast, The Practical Christian, has been downloaded more than 300,000 times in 160 countries around the world. He's an Amazon best-selling author, passionate husband and father, and driven disciple on a mission to launch Christians into online ministry.
With God's grace and the church's help, you can salvage a struggling church through the right approaches and strategies. Here are nine practical ways to help your small and struggling church grow:
Let's face it: a room full of churchgoers is a more encouraging scene than a half-filled, half-empty venue for a worship service. A declining attendance could have prompted you to press the emergency button and alert everyone that you need to do something about your church's poor attendance.
Inspired by stories of perseverance, we look at the experiences of 10 interesting Bible characters who praised God in the most challenging situations. Here, we also discover some of the best lessons on faith in God.
You have new visitors at your church–awesome! Here's how to make them feel known and valued, so that they want to come back.
There's no easy answer when one asks, “What makes your church successful?” The truth is, measuring church success is not as simple as checking attendance (although tracking attendance is key). Church success involves many dimensions.
Church planting can be a fulfilling endeavor that brings growth, blessing, and an increase of God’s kingdom to new communities. But church planting can also be one of the most challenging works that any church leader will face. If you're serious about planting a church, you must invest in complete knowledge that will allow the seeds you plant to bear fruit.
There are over 2 billion active monthly Facebook users. That means that most, if not all, of your church members have a Facebook account–giving you an opportunity to connect with them on a platform they care about.
Feeling blocked when it comes to your sermon? Here are three ways to help you keep writing.
Every church should be measuring their growth. Here's how to do that well.
Need more church volunteers? Here's how to write a letter asking more of your church to participate.
Today, church graphics do more than speak a specific message that draws attention. They also communicate the church’s identity and reputation. Here's how to create beautiful graphics for free.