A Letter from Pastor Rick to Saddleback Church About Reopening Weekend Services Pastors and church leaders the world over
¡A medida que nos encontramos en medio de las órdenes de “quedarnos en casa”, se nos presenta laoportunidad de ser
“Our city has been hit pretty hard,” shares Kerrick Thomas, pastor of The Journey Church in New York City. “It’s
As we find ourselves in the midst of stay at home orders, we are presented with an opportunity to get
It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner, an amateur, or a professional. You can stream your Easter service! Go live
The best way your church will break through growth barriers is to do so quickly. I hear from pastors all
Your Easter sermon this year will come down to two words: Will you? You’ll likely have more unchurched guests at
What do you think of when you hear the word “internship”? It can be easy to adopt a stereotypical view
When I wrote The Purpose Driven Church, I predicted that church health – not church growth – would be the
On Easter Sunday, churches around the world invite their communities to come in and listen to two big, bold claims.
I’m often asked, “Is there any single common denominator that you can find in every growing church?” I have studied
It’s no coincidence that Jesus started his ministry by forming a small group. When it comes to fellowship in your
Ministry is a marathon. This is true for church leaders, for volunteers, and for the church body itself. When we
There is a cold, hard fact I remind myself of often as a Pastor. No one does more to determine
There are very few ways to create an atmosphere conducive to building strong relationships than studying the Bible in the
After launching Highlands Fellowship and four international campuses for Saddleback Church, Pastor Jimmie Davidson is using Purpose Driven principles to build a new kind of church that’s exclusively online.
There’s a lot of misconceptions about what it means to be a Purpose Driven Church. Here’s a list of what’s NOT required!
When a church emphasizes any one purpose, neglecting the others produces imbalance. Find out how to master the balancing act of church health.
In a Purpose Driven church, every purpose has its own champion. Learn how to create a Purpose Driven team covenant by simply deciding what values are important and necessary for your church staff.
There’s no one particular formula or way of doing church; it’s the Purpose Driven focus and intentionality that’s important, not the method. There are, however, 12 characteristics that Purpose Driven Churches share.
Have you ever thought about why you do what you do as a church? Whether you’re aware of it or not, values are a foundational part of every church’s DNA. Being able to articulate a list of values defines the nature of a church culture.
If the people in a church grow, then the church will grow. One of the core ideas I wrote about in The Purpose Driven Church, and which we teach in our Purpose Driven events, is that every church needs a process for making disciples. —By Pastor Rick Warren