The EFCA blog offers both proven practices and alternative perspectives for Christian faith and ministry from leaders in the Evangelical Free Church of America®.

Find inspiration and wisdom from pastors and leaders.

A Church That Burned Brightly Till the End

Remembering the life and legacy of a church and its ministry to international students

How Comfortable Are First-Time Guests at Your Church?

Examining your church strategy on hospitality

Pursuing and Leading a Multicultural Church Team

How one church intentionally develops leaders from differing backgrounds

Why Leaders Should Cultivate a Spirit of Thanksgiving

Remembering our blessedness even in our busyness

Don’t Rush to Hire Church Staff

Lessons learned from prematurely appointing fellow leaders

The Five Stages of Church Maturity

How does a church pursue maturity in ministry?

Feed the Sheep That Come

Caring for the flock, no matter how small

Why Don’t Churches Share?

How churches can help one another in practical, tangible ways

I Was Forced to Take a Sabbatical

Why pastors need sabbaticals and what the Bible has to say

God Loves a Cheerful Preacher

A review of The Preacher’s Catechism, by Lewis Allen

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