We are all restarts now

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“Well it’s official,” said my executive assistant this past week, “we are all restarts now.”  She’s right, nearly every church is now a restart.  A typical church restart is a congregation that closes for several …

Faith formation restart

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Churches gathering for in-person worship are seeing return rates of 30-40%, notes Ken Braddy of Lifeway Christian Resources.  In my observation, there are three reasons for lagging participation:  on-going health concerns, new on-line worship practices, …