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THE PARISH PAPER

Please refer to the copyright at the bottom BEFORE printing any of these issues.

  eGiving: It's About More Than Money (444.0 KiB, 904 hits)

  A Parable about Pastoral Leadership (369.7 KiB, 914 hits)

  Big Ministry Trends for 2014 (436.8 KiB, 891 hits)

  Why a Sense of Belonging Matters (485.3 KiB, 947 hits)

  E-Newsletters-Worth More Than You Know (478.3 KiB, 945 hits)

  Key Questions About Worship Attendance (415.8 KiB, 943 hits)

  September 2013-Disaster Relief (514.5 KiB, 935 hits)

  Avoiding Conversation Sandtraps (432.7 KiB, 970 hits)

  What Leadership Style Works In Our Church? (380.4 KiB, 1,005 hits)

  How to Avoid Pastor Burnout (524.9 KiB, 914 hits)

  How to Use Our Five Senses During Advent (447.4 KiB, 1,108 hits)

  Preventing Church Fraud (482.9 KiB, 911 hits)

  Where Are the Unchurched? (404.9 KiB, 979 hits)

  Keys to Growing a Small Church (459.1 KiB, 1,043 hits)

  Mission Possible! More Men in the Pews! (521.5 KiB, 1,032 hits)

  How is Your Congregation's Health? (322.9 KiB, 1,064 hits)

  What Type of Future Are We Building? (405.4 KiB, 1,080 hits)

  How to Manage Change Resistance (133.2 KiB, 1,041 hits)

  How to Perfect Your Leadership Triangle? (480.9 KiB, 1,028 hits)

  Why Do Smart Churches Make Dumb Decisions? (120.9 KiB, 1,061 hits)

  The Fun factor Asset in Congregational Climate (137.6 KiB, 1,342 hits)

  Where Do Teenagers Want to go to Church? (126.9 KiB, 1,575 hits)

  Are We Connecting to the Opportunity Group? (121.5 KiB, 1,400 hits)

  Financial Stewardship: 7 Myths and 7 Principles (129.9 KiB, 1,472 hits)

  Do We Help People Grow Spiritually? (133.7 KiB, 1,466 hits)

  Turnaround Strategies for Small Churches (140.2 KiB, 1,618 hits)

  Does Your Window Limit Your View? (158.4 KiB, 1,393 hits)

  How to Identify Our Church's Unstated Assumptions (160.0 KiB, 1,625 hits)

  Should Our Congregation Offer More Choices? (156.8 KiB, 1,551 hits)

  Going into all the World: Church Website Basics (159.2 KiB, 1,525 hits)

  What Do People Want in Their Pastors? (120.8 KiB, 1,618 hits)

  Permanent Endowment Fund: Blessing and Temptation (150.9 KiB, 1,028 hits)

  One Congregation: Many Locations (128.0 KiB, 1,063 hits)

  Vital Worshipping Community Grant Application (22.5 KiB, 1,474 hits)

  Lay Testimonials Is Strengthening Financial Giving (153.1 KiB, 1,455 hits)

  Shepherding Congregations through Gried Storms (142.0 KiB, 1,445 hits)

  Are We Singing the Right Hymns? (156.9 KiB, 1,519 hits)

  Seven Roads to a Multicultural Congregation (155.3 KiB, 1,489 hits)

  Are We a Leader Sending Congregation? (126.7 KiB, 1,518 hits)

  Planning for the Unexpected Financial Crisis (171.5 KiB, 1,373 hits)

  Become Comfortable with Conflict: Step One to Moving Beyond It. (284.3 KiB, 1,477 hits)

  Should We Fine Tune Our Church's Internal Culture? (110.7 KiB, 1,291 hits)

  New Trends in Belonging (394.3 KiB, 1,323 hits)

  What Can We Learn from the Emerging Church Movement? (230.7 KiB, 1,368 hits)

  Generous Givers: A Product of Motivation and Methods (255.5 KiB, 1,312 hits)

  Why Does Mentoring Succeed and Fail? (468.2 KiB, 1,405 hits)

  Should Our Congregation Use Internet Social Media? (368.6 KiB, 1,326 hits)

  How Much Should We Pay Our Pastor? (270.4 KiB, 1,355 hits)

  What Is Your Unconscious Intent? (287.3 KiB, 1,211 hits)

  Accomplishing Worthy Goals: Being Smart Is not Enough (407.2 KiB, 1,274 hits)

  Does a Congregation's Location Influence Its Effectiveness? (665.8 KiB, 1,234 hits)

  Incoming Pastors: Building Smoother Transition Bridges (321.0 KiB, 1,303 hits)

  When Does Success Lead to Failure? (118.1 KiB, 1,147 hits)

  What Is the Pastor's Role in Church Finances? (258.5 KiB, 1,158 hits)

  How To Select Quality Staff? (134.3 KiB, 1,075 hits)

  How to Prevent Bad Behavior during Times Of Change (220.4 KiB, 1,076 hits)

  Why Do People Connect with Christ and a Congregation? (416.0 KiB, 1,091 hits)

 
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