Five ways to lead your kids to ditch the church

A recent study by LifeWay revealed that the dropout rate for young adults leaving the church in the US currently stands at about 70%. That

Asylum claims & polity

How to have a good members’ meeting

Last night we had our latest members’ meeting. No doubt, writing this the day before it’s happened, any of my people might look back and

How do you increase the percentage of people serving in your church?

It is a perennial problem for many churches – how do you get people to serve? We are not an organisation that pays people to

The problem of having no defined membership

I have made the case for meaningful church membership before. It is my view that membership is biblical, making best sense of what we see

Five key questions to ask of your church polity

Tony Benn famously said there are five essential questions to ask of anybody in positions of social, economic or political power: “What power have you

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