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Church Health

Five Reasons for Pastors to Invest in Easter

Five reasons to consider having a special Easter emphasis in 2018.
February 13, 2018
Church Health

Why Providing Ministers with an Expense Account is a Best Practice

One of the most essential, yet often overlooked, elements of a good compensation structure for church employees is an accountable reimbursement plan, a.k.a. an expense account.
July 13, 2017
Church Health

Pastor: What to Put on Your Resume

Pastor: What to Put On Your Resume ...

August 16, 2016
Church Health

9 Core Values to Shape Student Ministry

The “faith” of most teenagers in the church is *Moral Therapeutic Deism. At Southwestern, we prepare ministers who will give teenagers the antidote to that tragic perspective.
August 12, 2019
Church Health

Putting an End to the War

Did you get a visual image when you read the title of this article? You might think I am thinking of all of the unrest in the Middle East, but I am referring to a most unpleasant war that has paralyzed too many of our churches too long…Worship Wars.
July 15, 2015
Church Health

The 80% Rule of Thumb-Handout

Lack of space can be a major obstacle to church growth and health.
June 10, 2015
Church Health

What Every Church Needs to Know About Housing Allowances

This article will help take the confusion out of how to provide a housing allowance for ministers and staff.
July 15, 2015
Church Health

How to Use Your Church Facilities for Outreach

Here are some suggestions on how to use your facilities to reach your community for Christ.
July 16, 2015
Church Health

Designing a User-Friendly Church Building

This article will help you plan to build with the understanding of who you are as a church, and what you want to achieve.
July 16, 2015