Church Health Strategy

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A Reflection from a chaplain at Ground Zero following 9/11

by Jonathan Smith on September 10, 2021 in Church Health Strategy

I was in New York City in June of 2001 with my wife Heather for my first visit to New York City. When I returned for a last-minute mission trip in December of 2001, I found an entirely different city.

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Reconstituted Mud

by Jonathan Smith on September 9, 2021 in Church Health Strategy

"We are called to "reconstitute" his grace for those around us...."

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The Secret Church Growth Practice You Desperately “Kneed”

by Jennifer Howington & Jonathan Smith on August 5, 2021 in Church Health

You will not need a bridge with children if you get down on their level, literally.

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Unity or "You"nity?

by Jonathan Smith on July 6, 2021 in Church Health Strategy

Jesus proclaimed, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."

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Worship: The War that Never Was

by Jonathan Smith on June 8, 2021 in Church Health Strategy

Satan hates our worship, but I fear Satan loves our preference when it yields division.

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What are You Preserving?

by Jonathan Smith on May 4, 2021 in Church Health Strategy

Is your church living in a glorified past or a hopeful future?

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Examining church health with Jonathan Smith

by Bonnie Shaw on April 28, 2021 in Church Health Strategy

Church health strategist Jonathan Smith explains what a healthy church looks like and how he can be a resource for Texas Baptists congregations.

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Covid and sabbatical

by Jonathan Smith on April 20, 2021 in Church Health Strategy

Let me tell you something about your pastor and ministerial staff. Your pastor is tired. I do not just mean physically tired either. He is most likely spiritually tired.

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More-Mentum: three ways to gain momentum in your church

by Jonathan Smith on April 13, 2021 in Church Health Strategy

...often a church gets stuck with "love for a program or ministry" over "love for the mission."

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