church landscape

10 Characteristics of Teachable Churches

I’m a church consultant who believes in the work that consultants do. I’m not naïve, though, to think that every church takes a final report, implements it, and moves forward. Some churches choose to ignore the report of an outsider. Here, though, are some characteristics of churches that do implement some of the suggestions – that is, of churches that are “teachable.”

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An Open Letter to Pastors

I am writing to let you know how much I appreciate you. I served as a pastor for 14 years in Ohio prior to joining a seminary faculty, and I’ve served as interim pastor on many occasions.

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Daily Devotional

A Daily Devotional from Chuck Lawless