It Might be the Only Time

Should your church have a Halloween event? Absolutely! It might just be the only time someone takes a chance to walk onto your church campus. (Of course, there is always an opposing view.) There are very few events that unchurched people are attracted to like a Halloween or Harvest Festival (or whatever you want to call ...

Back to School

There is a change in mindset when kids go back to school. Families get back on a schedule and church ministries normally start up again for the school year. Most children’s and student ministries change it up for the summer. Women’s bible studies take a hiatus. Other ministries continue on, such as mission’s trips and ...

Board Business

What does your church board do? What do they focus on? What are their priorities? We often hear opposing views about church boards. From the board members, we are told that most of their time meeting as a group is to discuss ministry at the church. The business aspects like finances, facilities and staffing is ...

When History Repeats Itself

We often hear the phrase history repeats itself. If you look at the Bible, it shows time and time again of God’s people repeating the same sins. They keep getting into the same, or very similar, predicament. His people recognize their mistake (eventually) and God comes through to redeem His people. This isn’t just true of Biblical ...

7 Reasons Pastors Need to Use Twitter

In a staff meeting one day, I was distracted by something I was reading on twitter. Caught not paying attention to the pastor who was giving a presentation, he grabbed my phone and asked why I was on twitter instead of paying attention. After apologizing for my inappropriate actions, a conversation ensued among our executive staff ...

Acknowledging The Racial Divide

The last few weeks has been hard for Americans. We’ve all seen the violence, the videos, the news broadcasts. The racial divide that is creeping up in our society is quite staggering and sad. Like much of what we all see online about the shootings and police and riots, we at Reach Consulting believe online ...

A Major Change in Church Staffing

Society changes. We believe the Church needs to change with it. Not in its doctrine or core values, but in how it functions in order to keep reaching the ever-changing target. Have you ever had your team decide on doing a special event or launch a new initiative only to find out you didn’t have the technology to ...

Make it Easy: Signs

As I walked up to the school campus for my daughters kindergarten assessment, I was lost. I knew where the office was. But where in the world was room 17? I felt somewhat lost as I stumbled around campus with my two kids until I came across a plethora of other parents and their kids ...