Is Emotion Essential to Worship?

PraiseHands

If we judge worshippers by the amount of emotion they manifest, we’ve set up a situation where women will win and men will lose. [Read more...]

The flipped church

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Flipping changes teachers from lecturers into coaches. It turns classroom time from talking to mentoring. The teacher is no longer the “sage on the stage,” but rather the “guide on the side.” What if we did the same thing in our churches?
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What Christian women really, really want

Family-on-a-pedestal

These stunning survey results give us a clue as to why Christianity is so rapidly changing into a family-centered faith; why Christian culture is feminizing; and why the gender gap in many denominations continues to grow. [Read more...]

Church nixes girly tunes and men return

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Getting more men to attend your church may be as simple as changing your music. [Read more...]

How to pray aloud like a man

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Have you ever noticed that Christians speak normally to one another, but when they speak to aloud to God they lapse into a strange language and tone? I call this “prayer-speak” and it’s epidemic in evangelical churches today. [Read more...]

Why men have stopped singing in church

RockBandAtWork

It happened again yesterday. I was attending one of those hip, contemporary churches — and almost no one sang. [Read more...]

How a traditional church can grow again

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This traditional church is growing by about 10 percent a year. The nursery is bursting with children. They recently expanded their sanctuary and parking lots and added a third service to accommodate the crush of people. Their mission and community outreach are broadening.
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