Every member of your congregation wants your church to grow. In this group of lessons we will review the basics of church growth principles along with practical ideas to help churches grow according to God's Word.
Mike reviews local stats as a basis to examine the type of actions taken by churches who experience significant numerical growth.
In this lesson, Mike reviews the system of ministry established by the Apostles in the early church and how it can be adapted for modern church use. (Acts 2:1-47)
In this sermon, Mike reviews the various ways that the church has dealt with the pressure of contemporary culture, and how it can maintain the culture of Christ as an ever-present response to the forces of cultural change in every generation. (Romans 12:1-2)
In this sermon, Mike reviews the various ways Jesus uses to remove and renew Christians in order to save or strengthen His church. (John 15:1-2)
Mike reviews past initiatives that have brought the congregation to this point and what will be needed to maintain our growth and development into the future. (I Chronicles 22:1-19)
This lesson explores the personal and spiritual demands and responsibilities required of church elders.
A modern parable comparing the construction of a hunting arrow to the construction of a healthy and growing congregation.
This lesson talks about the parable about workers and their work and how God rewards His laborers. (Matthew 20:1-16)
This lesson probes deeper into the true life of ministers and goes beyond the usual stereotype of this type of work.
This lessons examines the who, what, where, when, and why of worship according to the New Testament.
In this lesson we examine how we conduct worship and determine which elements are God's teachings and which are just traditions passed on through the years.
This lesson motivates Christians to attend Worship and Bible Study regularly and answers questions like, do I need to come every week and is it a sin to not attend church? Stop dreading going to church and enjoy it! (Psalm 122:1-9)
Every generation finds a way to distinguish itself from the previous one, whether it's by social custom, new philosophies or advancing technology.
This sermon examines the similarities between the making of bread with flour and yeast and the spiritual kingdom of heaven. A short parable with a wide application to our spiritual lives. (Matthew 13:33)
Peter the Apostle describes the Public Relations plan that all churches should have to witness Christ to their communities. (I Peter)
The witness of Mike Mazzalongo and the many lessons we can learn from it. Follow his Spiritual Journey towards finding a true Biblical church.
The Survival Church
In this lesson, Mike reviews the main reasons why churches die and why, in most cases, there's no way to bring them back to good health unless they are survival churches. (Matthew 16:18)
It's Our Turn
The Growth Bug
How many people here went to Catholic school as children? I ask this because I want to see how many people here today can relate to my own experience growing up in Montreal and going to Catholic school. One of the features of my early education was the presence of religious training.
The Dream Church