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February 15th, 2015

Is the Gap Between Pulpit & Pew Narrowing? Read the Latest Research

Dallas TX: New research conducted by the Barna Group for the Center for Faith & Work at​ LeTourneau University shows a substantial uptick in the number of pastors who say they preach on the topic of work. However, most church-goers still doubt the significance of their...

February 18th, 2013

City Church of Richmond | Church Profile

History: Founded in 2008 and called the first pastor Denomination: Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) Pastor: Erik Bonkovsky Location: 1117 W. Franklin Street Richmond, VA Website: http://www....

February 11th, 2013

Is Your Church Friendly to Workplace Heroes?

For Christians to be effective in fulfilling the Great Commission of Matthew 28:18-20, churches need to create a workplace-friendly culture that honors and encourages the work of men and women in the workforce. Here are ways to create such an environment in your church.

December 3rd, 2012

Christ Community Church | Church Profile

History: Founded in 1989 Denomination: Evangelical Free Church of America Pastor: Tom Nelson Location: Four locations in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area Website: http://ccefc.org/ Overview:...

September 17th, 2012

If God Allowed Do Overs

For 25 years I had the privilege of pastoring churches ranging in membership from 35 to 2000. If God allowed do-overs, as a pastor I would be more intentional about equipping people to live out their faith in the workplace. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve always been passionate about sharing the...

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August 17th, 2012

Churchgoers Believe in Sharing Faith, Most Never Do

A recent study conducted by LifeWay Research found 80 percent of those who attend church one or more times a month, believe they have a personal responsibility to share their faith, but 61 percent have not told another person about how to become a Christian in the previous six months. Read...

February 7th, 2012

SUNDAY RELIGION, MONDAY REALITY

New Study Explores Gap between God and Jobs Dallas TX:  Do faith and work mix? And if so, as America’s workforce increasingly wants meaning beyond a paycheck, do pastors help bring these two worlds together? Answers from national research commissioned by...

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January 31st, 2012

Why Young Adults are Exiting Church

Skye Jethani, pastor and senior editor at Leadership Journal, writes about the exodus of Young Adults from the church and proposes an important reason: The church has very little to say about what's core to a single 28-year-old. With more young adults delaying marriage longer, and with most...

January 30th, 2012

Pastor Dick Halverson on the Work of the Church

In his book How I Changed My Thinking about the Church, Halverson wrote, "I devoted several days a week simply to moving from office to office shop to shop and out on the oil leases and large farms which surround the city—just being visible and available. Men became used to my...

Channel(s): Leadership: Church
November 8th, 2011

Equipping People for Their Workplace Mission Field

At the Right Now Conference in Dallas, Bill Peel presented "Carpe Monday: Equipping people for their Monday-morning mission field." He offered four ways churches can help men and women . . . : understand that work is important to God. equip them to apply biblical truth to their workplace...