Entries by Sean Keith

The Sunday School Challenge – Step 1

Step 1: Pray Two things I know. First, God has a plan for your church and your community. Secondly, God wants to use you in accomplishing His plan in your church and in your community. The book by Henry Blackaby entitled, Experiencing God, taught us to “find where God is working and join Him”. One […]

The Sunday School Challenge – Overview

Over the last three or four decades, Sunday School Enrollment and Sunday School Attendance have steadily and consistently declined. There were a few bumps of growth, but the trend line has been heading down. Over the last several years God has challenged me to try and simplify what the average church needs to do to […]

The Power of the Invitation

Recently, Dr. Thom Rainer did a video blog called the Rainer Report on the topic of the relationship between inviting and church health. A couple of his key points are: Inviting unchurched friends to church takes intentionality. When we are energized to do positive things, we have less time and energy to do negative things. […]

BE Different

Don’t just make a difference; we need to BE the difference! I walked into McDonalds to go to the bathroom and get a large drink. Little did I know that I would encounter a rude and angry customer berating the people behind the counter. Other customers just moved out of the way. He never got […]