Someone Who Loved the Church and Loved BACE

It was March of 2015, at the annual BACE Conference. This conference was special to me because the organization voted on me to become the new Executive Director. But, something even more important took place that year. Someone who loved the church and loved BACE was receiving an honor for her work as a Christian

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Do You Have a Church Playbook?

Do you have a church playbook – proven principles, strategies, and “plays” that you will “run” in any church that you serve? Even if you have a playbook, it has to be tweaked and adjusted for each church as you learn more and discover additional ideas. Next years BACE conference, Playbook: Developing Your Church Game

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Dear Discipleship Pastor (Repost)

Did you know that, according to LifeWay, there are over 7,000 church leaders who bear the title, “Discipleship Pastor” or something similar. Because of this, I felt you needed to read this open letter, Dear Discipleship Pastor, from Mark Dance that I discovered a couple of years ago. You can read this and more at  LifeWay | Pastors

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Things that Don’t Work in Church Anymore

Recently Cary Nieuwhof wrote a blog post entitled, 9 Things that Worked in the Church a Decade Ago that Don’t Today. Carey listed 9 things that don’t work in church anymore, along with some brief explanation. Much of what he posted I agree with, but there were times when I wish he had added a little more

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Managing Your Ministry (Video)

Managing your ministry is really about managing yourself. This is the challenge that Allan Taylor, Director of Sunday School & Church Education Ministry, LifeWay, gives to church leaders at the BACE2017 conference. Allan provides a set of techniques and ideas that could help you remain focused on the things that will matter  most with regard to the mission

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