Transform a Church into a Home:  How to Attract (and Keep) New Members

Churches often scramble to find new ways to attract new members.  Morph into versions of larger churches.  Build new buildings.  Offer more up-to-date technological tools.  Engage in large scale marketing. Advertising tycoon, David Ogilvy, believed, “Great marketing just makes a bad product fail faster.” “Most churches are not growing because they’re not connecting with people […]

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What Churches Must Do to Attract Millennials

“We’ve got to figure out how to get young adults back to church,” insisted a congregant. “If we don’t get them back, we’ll die.” “Millennials aren’t interested in going to church anymore,” agreed a church elder. I believe it’s more accurate to say many Millennials are not interested in the traditional model of church.   Millennials (or Generation […]

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9 Great Reasons to Love Millennials

“We’re the generation everyone loves to hate, amirite?” writes Paige Stanard, journalism major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “With our ‘stupid iPhones’ and our apps and our selfies and our social networks and our ‘narcissism,’ we’re labeled as the least patriotic generation, as racists, as the least informed generation and many more stereotypes. However, I […]

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Interview with Amanda Springob: Mental Health Youth Speaker

Amanda Springob is a vivacious college student and motivational speaker. Throughout high school, she lived a double life. Although she was a successful and popular student, it wasn’t until she conquered internal conflicts of depression and anxiety that she found the secret to living in this awkward, confusing, beautiful world.   Now, she offers powerful insight […]

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