Perfectionism is the killer

The subtle danger of perfectionism is that it hides behind a position that is ostensibly good. Surely, it insists, we want things to be as

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

Four reasons to serve food at your groups and meetings

I don’t know what it is about food, but there is something about it that causes people to chat and open up. It’s no coincidence

Five ways to encourage members to participate in the church

Getting people to do stuff in church is hard, isn’t it? Hardly a church or leader I know doesn’t, on some level, worry about the

Don’t make what is already hard harder than it has to be

Evangelism is hard. Let’s not soft peddle it – I find it hard, everyone else I know who does it finds it hard and the

Dealing with awkward customers

We’ve all had them. Those awkward, tricky customers who turn up to your church. They seem to like being around Christians, or at least want

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