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Many church leadership teams have great ideas about how to market the church to entice visitors. Real growth happens when those who are curious choose to stay, though. Here are a few habits to build and pitfalls to avoid ...

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Sometimes people want to serve in their faith communities but they can't seem to find their niche. They have several skills they would love to share with others but lack the outlet to do so. One way to incorporate more p ...

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You likely view your faith community as a place where you are all working together toward the same goal. When differences of opinion arise in committee meetings or in other decision-making groups, however, the work can b ...

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It can be difficult being single, especially if most of your friends are in relationships. Between work, volunteering and social activities, you may not have many opportunities to meet a good match. Online dating is an e ...

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Love is an important aspect of a marriage, but it can't resolve everything on its own. There are several things you need to discuss before you commit to sharing your life with your partner. What Are Your Expectations of ...

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When you are charged with leading a faith community, there are a lot of strengths you must be able to demonstrate. In addition to having good basic organizational skills, such as time management and goal setting, you mus ...

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The church nursery is often a godsend, particularly for new parents who feel overwhelmed by the constant needs of their newborns. Once children are old enough to be curious about what goes on in church, though, you may d ...

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When preachers talk about financial stewardship, their sermons almost inevitably lean toward tithing (i.e., giving money to the church). Being a good financial steward is much more than that, though. Stewardship is a wor ...

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Everyone likes to be recognized for their contributions. It can be problematic, however, when recognition becomes the center of your motivation. Whether you are leading a particular committee or project or have a more fo ...

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Many people take time once a year to do some deep cleaning on their homes, cars and workspaces. It feels good to have everything organized and in its proper place. You can get the same feeling from sorting out your digit ...

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