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

What Happens When You “Pray Without Ceasing”

How one church surrounds its leaders with constant prayer

Giving Evangelism Its Proper Place

Re-emphasizing the message of first importance in our churches

Are We Listening to the Good News or Fox News?

The call for Christians to be a political witness

How Comfortable Are First-Time Guests at Your Church?

Examining your church strategy on hospitality

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

Two Churches Become One

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