Church life

If it ain’t broke

August 3, 2012 | Archie PoulosIf things seem to be going alright, do we really need to change?

Where angels fear to tread

July 27, 2012 | Archie PoulosThis may make me unpopular, but I am surprised by our lack of response to certain events.

The Christian copy-cat

July 24, 2012 | Archie PoulosCopying is normal but we must ensure we are copying people of character and conviction...

Do it now!

May 25, 2012 | Archie PoulosThe question I want to consider is the timing of our actions in ministry. Timing is crucial in caring for people and growing ministries.

“We used to do that”

May 18, 2012 | Archie PoulosThe response doesn’t matter as much as how it is said.

Dividing marriages

May 7, 2012 | Archie PoulosShould my wife and I sit together at church?

Funding ministry to non churched people

April 13, 2012 | Archie PoulosWe are coming to a point where we have enough people well trained to be able to work in new evangelistic areas.

Likers and followers

March 30, 2012 | Archie PoulosCan we blame Facebook and Twitter for an inability to take up the gospel call for change?

Don’t worry, be happy!

March 16, 2012 | Archie Poulos“Don’t worry, be happy” is the advice of the old song. If only it were so easy to replace worry with happiness!

Time poor members

February 29, 2012 | Archie PoulosHow can churches respond to congregations who just 'don't have the time'?

Curiosity killed the cat

February 21, 2012 | Archie PoulosCuriosity is important for Christians but we must also ask for a renewed mind.

Where are all the 40 year olds?

February 13, 2012 | Archie PoulosJust as our employers constantly work at career development, I am calling for us to work together at ministry development.

Preaching to a changing world

February 3, 2012 | Archie Poulos“The way that congregation members listen to sermons has changed, and so the way we communicate must also change.”

Partial attention

January 30, 2012 | Archie PoulosIn every age, one of the great challenges of ministering, is knowing what must be preserved and what should be changed as we respond to a changing world.

Diversifying relationships

December 2, 2011 | Archie PoulosMixing with people both more and less spiritually mature than ourselves can be very helpful.