A helpful post by Michael Kruger about what may seem a mundane subject: chairing effective meetings. Pitched to meeting leaders, everyone who attends meetings (and hopefully they’re being led by someone) would benefit from knowing what effective meetings are working towards and how effective leadership can increase their productivity while minimising the amount of time …

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In addition to reading the section of the Bible on which that week’s sermon is based, at MGPC we also sequentially read about one chapter a week from another book of the Bible. We do this as an application of the exhortation for the Scriptures to be read publicly, and as a recognition that the …

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Michael Kelly writes about why the church should pay careful attention to the lyrics of the songs that it sings. One of those reasons is that the words we sing become truths that remain in our minds. Songs help us learn. They always have. They helped us learn the ABCs, the days of the week …

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Churches can have all sorts of assumptions about what the people who visit or regularly attend them want, and then tailor themselves to meet that felt need. And then share the Gospel. Sort of a Jesus ‘bait and switch.’ This post doesn’t take issue with excellence, but makes a heartfelt observation about what is important. …

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