The Easter Ramp Up is filling up your to-do list this time of year, but do you ever wonder if it’s worth it? Sometimes I do. I wonder if all the Easter plans are worth the effort. Easter is a great weekend, but is anything different the next week? Could we put all that […]
Make Easter Amazing
Pastors know that Easter is the most important day on our calendar. Not only did Jesus’ resurrection change eternity, but more lives can be reached and changed on Easter than any other day of the year. If you’ve done your inviting well, your Easter service will be filled with four types of people. Each of […]
For those of us who lead local churches, Easter is our Super Bowl. There’s hope. And there’s a letdown. Because no matter how high your Easter attendance, the week after Easter will be one of your lowest attended Sundays of the year. What can you do about this?
I went to the Southern California Pastors’ Prayer Breakfast at Saddleback Church on Monday morning. Rick Warren has been hosting this prayer breakfast every Easter Week since 1990. Imagine the Saddleback Church auditorium filled with pastors from all over Southern California praying together. Heads bowed for Easter prayer. Would you like to join us? Here is a […]
You don’t need one more thing on your plate as you ramp up for Easter. Unless. Unless that one thing would assimilate your Christmas newcomers, build momentum, and expand your capacity to do ministry. Whaaat? What if you decided to see your Easter to-do list as the perfect opportunity to get more volunteers and develop […]