I am sure all of you have been in conversations in the local church or with leaders from other churches where the validity of Sunday School is questioned. Most of those conversations are usually built upon assumptions based on one’s legitimate experience of an unhealthy Sunday School model versus a historical and strategic look at…

– Ken Braddy Today I want to call your attention to a book you probably don’t have in your library. The book is an old one, The True Functions of the Sunday School, by one of my heroes, Arthur Flake. Written in 1930 and revised several times, this timeless treasure of advice from LifeWay’s first…

There are two questions rising to the surface during this stage of the COVID-19 crisis: When will we be be coming back to the church building? How will will we be coming back to the church building? God tells us in the book of Proverbs that, “Without guidance, people fall, but with many counselors there…

“Zoombombing” has begun to take place now that so many are using the online meeting platform, Zoom. It’s a great resources but, as with all technology, there are those who wish to use it to call attention to themselves and interrupt people who are trying to serve others. Here are 6 steps that could protect…

– David Apple If someone were to ask you, “What are the wins for an adult Sunday School group?” how would you respond? How can we tell if we’re successfully accomplishing what a group should be accomplishing?  Let me suggest ten things: Help people grow in love with Jesus and His Word. Ours is a…

– Jeff Ingram When was the last time your church used the word “outreach”? When you use the word “outreach” does your church automatically focus internally on taking care of the needs of current members or focus outward toward a lost world? It seems pretty apparent to me as I work with churches, that many…