Church Health and Revitalization

The health of our local church is a gauge to the integrity and strength of our local mission. Find resources below on how to improve your church health or how Mike Palmer Ministries has been involved in local church health initiatives.

September 26, 2017

Children’s Ministry can easily become an overlooked driver to the overall health and progress of our churches. In all reality, as long as volunteers are still showing up and if we don’t hear any major complaints, everything is ok back there, right?

But here is the growi...

May 4, 2015

The Bible says the Lord Jesus Christ is full of grace and truth (John 1:14). As a passionate disciple and follower of this King, I pray that my thoughts on same-sex marriage also will be full of grace and truth. In fact, I hope that even those who disagree with what I...

February 13, 2015

Asking people to make a decision to have their sins forgiven, but spending little time calling them to become disciples, is like telling someone half a story, while leaving them to figure out the rest on their own.

Our preoccupation with getting people to make a decisio...

January 30, 2015

In my years of church consulting, I have spent hours talking to local church pastors. Much of the conversation revolves around church structure, vision, etc., but seldom does the conversation stay at that level. Pastors, it seems, long for someone to listen to them. Th...

January 21, 2015

The following is an excerpt from Fairness is Overrated, chapter twenty-nine.

It is called the loose/tight principle. That is, you have to decide as a leader what you are going to hold on to loosely and what you are going to hold on to tightly.

For example, you likely wa...

November 7, 2014

If you ever check out multiple churches in a short period of time, you will likely be surprised by the differences in hospitality expressed to first-time guests. In some churches a guest knows exactly where to park, is graciously welcomed, escorted to the children’s ar...

January 28, 2010

The publishing world sees very few books reach blockbuster status, but William Paul Young’s The Shack has now exceeded even that. The book, originally self-published…

The publishing world sees very few books reach blockbuster status, but William Paul Young’s The Shack...

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