Haemorrhaging Faith Explanation by David Overholt

[youtuber vimeo=’http://vimeo.com/65575367#at=0′] This is video featuring David Overholt. It is an explantation of what the Haemorrhaging Faith survey is and also why it is so very relevant to your church and ministry. You can purchase a copy of the full study at www.hemorrhagingfaith.com You can also purchase a copy of ‘Transfusing Life – A practical Response […]

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Faith and Short Term Missions

Last year when the Hemorrhaging Faith Survey came out there was a lot of focus on why many Christian faith groups were struggling with keeping their youth and young adults. However, there was also other information that was discovered through this study. For example, several themes came out about the youth and young adults who […]

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The Power of Staying – Generational Ministers

The Power of Staying When speaking to churches and leaders I always emphasize that one of the keys to keeping generations active in their churches is by making constants in their lives. One sad fact is that generational ministers are generally very short term. The average stay for a youth minister in many denominations is […]

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A Letter to Senior Pastors

Dear Senior Pastor and Leadership Team, My name is David Sawler. I am senior leader of a Church in Glace Bay, NS. For the past decade of my life I have been studying and speaking on the topic of why a vast number of the children, youth, and young adults who grow up in our […]

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Why do we go to Church?

Guest Blog by Cultural Rebel, Connie Smith Jakab   On the way to church last week, my five year old asked me, “Mommy, why do we go to church?” Good question. I honestly had a hard time answering. For me, its just something I’ve always done since I was three. Below are a series of […]

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A Lesson on Discipleship from the Ski Hill

For most of my life I have be involved with various extreme sports.  If there is something I love it is to go fast.  Whether it has been mountain biking, snowboarding, four wheeling, or being on my motorbike, there is an personal enjoyment in going fast.  This had led to a few injuries in my […]

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