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The Five Spheres of Leadership in Church

Who are you leading? If you are truly a leader, there are obviously people who are following you. The most apparent answer is, “My church staff” or “my employees” or the people who populate your organization. The real answer, however, is a little bit more nuanced. Show More Summary

Top 20 Ideas for Pastor Retreats and Getaways

Pastors, are you feeling stagnant? Burnt out? In need of a spiritual breakthrough? First off, don’t be afraid to admit when you need some real one-on-one time with God. Paying attention to your spiritual needs and well-being is crucial for a healthy relationship with God. Show More Summary

VBS! Don’t Stress! An Easy Vacation Bible School Guide You’ll Love

VBS is around the corner, and if you are like the majority of churches,  you probably have not figured out what to do for Vacation Bible School. We’ve all been there. We work in churches where we don’t necessarily always want to buyShow More Summary

Church Stage Design – Creative Ideas for Your Church

Thank You For Sharing Your Creative Church Stage Design! Church Relevance has been collecting creative church stage design ideas from churches around the world for many years. We are proud to announce that we now have 7 complete lists...Show More Summary

10 Reasons Why Accountability for Pastors Is Paramount

It seems that a week does not go by that we read or see on social media about a prominent pastor who falls from grace or acts out of touch. Whether it’s Mark Driscoll’s ouster and break up of his giga-church Mars Hill in Seattle or outrageous...Show More Summary

10 Reasons Your Church Should Do Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School, or VBS, is the centerpiece of many churches’ calendars. VBS is a week-long, high-energy, high-creativity Sunday School event that, when implemented correctly, can transform a children’s ministry, church and even a community. Show More Summary

20 Very Useful Apps and Tools for Worship Teams

For worship teams, technology has always been part of the process from the formation of new instruments to Bach’s creation of music theory. Even the architecture of cathedrals and chapels required expert engineering. In our busy, modern-day world, tools that streamline the process and allow us more time with actual people are of high value. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Guide for Doing Sound for Church and Worship

How to do sound for church and worship? We asked our friend, Doug Gould, who is an expert in doing sound for church and worship, to put together the most comprehensive and detailed manual and guide for doing sound for church and worship. Show More Summary

Fearless Leaders – Why Fear Will Cripple Your Leadership

A fearless leader is not absent of fear, he/she embraces fear with courage. Christian leaders, though faced with the same challenges as any other leader, overcome fear through the Power of the Holy Spirit, knowing that God will never leave them or forsake them. Show More Summary

10 Reasons To Be A Sunday School Volunteer

Sunday School volunteer work can oftentimes get a bad rap. It is the ministry of stinky diapers, screaming toddlers, booger-pickers, and unexpected vomiters. And yes, it is all of those things! But to those of us who have served in Children’s Ministry, it is so much more. Show More Summary

Best Health Insurance for Churches 2016

The cost of health insurance for churches is on the rise. What is the best plan? It’s difficult to maneuver through the various options, especially given the fragility that seems to frame the need of the staff and the real vulnerability that a church might feel. Show More Summary

Online Tithing – 8 Ways To Shift Your Congregation’s Perspective

This post is sponsored by Sharefaith – Online Giving For Churches.  100% Free with any Sharefaith membership.  Online tithing is nothing new. It’s been reported that 61% of people under the age of 24 never write checks and nearly 60% of those who are 66 and older give to charitable causes online. Show More Summary

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Church Small Groups

Looking for a church small group? First read these 7 habits of highly effective church small groups. You’ll know better! Whether you go to a large church with thousands or a small church with dozens, being part of  church small groups is an important step in growing in your faith. Show More Summary

Beautiful Mother’s Day Graphics, Bible Verses and Free Resources

Mother’s Day is around the corner and we’ve assembled some amazing Mother’s Day graphics, encouraging Bible verses for moms, and stunning Mother’s Day cards.  Did you know that the original campaigner for creating Mother’s Day, AnnaShow More Summary

24 Hour, 1 Day Only – 25% Off Church Resource Sale

SPONSORED POST: Knowing the busy schedules of ministry teams during Easter, the folks at Sharefaith Inc, has extended their annual Easter sale until Thursday, March 31st, midnight. They offer a 25% discount on their brand new churchShow More Summary

5 Ways To Protect Your Kids At Church

Stories about the abuse of minors seem to be a regular topic on the evening news – with one disturbing allegation after another. Churches are no exception to these accusations and need to take steps to create a safe place for their children and youth. Show More Summary

ESV Classic Reference Bible by RL Allan

Out of all the Bibles reviewed on Church Relevance, RL Allan’s ESV Classic Reference Edition is my favorite. Allan Bibles produces some of the finest Bibles ever published. And it is this reputation going all the way back to 1863 that has earned them the exclusive privilege of being the Queen’s Bible Publisher for Scotland. Show More Summary

Read Scripture in a Whole New Visual Way

YouVersion has pioneered the Bible app reading plan, yet a void still exists between reading the Bible and visualizing the big picture painted by each individual narrative. Read Scripture is a newly released app that combines Bible reading and animated videos to help explain the books, stories, and themes woven throughout Scripture. Show More Summary

Matthews Bible: 1537 Edition by Hendrickson Publishers

Hendrickson Bible Publishers offers a well-crafted facsimile of the 1537 Matthew’s Bible. It is a fascinating look into Christian history 500 years ago. In 1537, John Rogers combined William Tyndale’s New Testament (1526) and Myles Coverdale’s Bible (1535) and added some of his own translation to create the Matthew’s Bible. Show More Summary

Remarkable Church Technology & Christian Apps List

After months of research and evaluation, I am excited to present to you a highly curated list of notable church technology, ministry tools, & Christian apps. Featuring over 50 examples of remarkable Christian technology, we aren’t out to rank who’s the best. Show More Summary

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