A concerning phenomenon is occupying the conversations of both SBC leaders and leaders of other evangelical denominations. Amidst all the controversies presented and “discussed” on social media, a growing number of people are recognizing that there is a shortage of pastors across our nation.
Without delay, we must make sure we are equipping the saints so they can step in faith to respond and follow Him.
The last ten years have seen the reporting rate decline from 92.8% to 71.6%, resulting in over 8,300 churches no longer reporting. In this article, we would like to give several reasons churches should consistently report their ACP numbers.
Live with urgency; Seek the Lord; pray. It’s past time for us to engage in the spiritual fight of our lives and for the spiritual lives of those around us.
In the book “Church Administration” the definitions provided for a church constitution and bylaws are relevant for your consideration. A church constitution should have the definitive name, location, doctrinal purpose, and rules of conduct of the church. It is the way the organization is structured. It includes basic beliefs, dogma, and polity. It describes the covenant under which the membership operates.
Any “success” that I have managed in ministry is predicated on ignoring the lies and faithfully serving the Lord in the place he has called me. My prayer is that others will similarly embrace their calling.