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

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

Two Churches Become One

Hurdles and hopes in merging an established church with a young church plant

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

And He Sent a Wolf

Growing in wisdom as the shepherd of a flock under attack

How to Share the Gospel Consistently in a Multisite Church

Exploring the ways that churches with multiple locations achieve unity

Talk Isn’t Cheap

Three ways church leaders can improve communication

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