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 […]
About Sean Keith
Hi! I'm Sean and I serve as the Sunday School/Discipleship Strategist. The thing I enjoy most about my work is helping churches discover a clear and concise plan to move their church forward in accomplishing God’s mission for them. My personal mission statement is “to know Him and make Him known."
Entries by Sean Keith
Does your Sunday School seem flat? Does it seem like nothing exciting or new is happening in your Sunday School class? I know, every once in awhile your class will have a guest but is it growing? When was the last time you had a new member? How many have you lost because they moved, […]
Why should I be a part of a small group or Sunday School class? My answer is, why not? In a Sunday School class, you are afforded the opportunity to gather with a small group of people, centered around God’s Word to accomplish His mission. Here are three reasons why you should be a part […]
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. […]
I am a proud member of God’s team. That puts me on the winning team. He has called me and equipped me for one purpose—to serve Him. If you are a follower of Christ, God has extended the call to you as well. He has uniquely equipped you for service and ministry. We serve His […]
Do you remember the envelope system? Of course you would place your tithe or offering in the envelope but you also had to check the boxes. Did you bring your Bible? Did you read your lesson? And so on. There were at least six questions you were asked to check every week. Maybe, that’s something […]
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 […]
Why is it so hard to have a conversation with a lost person about the gospel? Honestly, it’s never easy. Please know this, God wants you to tell others your story. He wants others to hear how He changed your life so that they can know how to experience that same kind of relationship with […]
The right vision – Before starting a new group the most important question to answer is WHY? Just announcing the new class, finding a new teacher and assigning a room is important to starting new groups, but the real success comes from the why question. Why are you starting the new group? Who are you […]
Is your class or small group OPEN to new members? Is your class or small group EXPECTING new people to attend/join? The answer to these two questions helps you determine whether or not your class or small group exhibits a “Culture of Invitation.” At the core of why your class or group exists is about […]
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