Similar to all companies, Thorne Inc. is continuing to pivot during the quarantine. It has come to our attention that a new bedtime may be necessary to ensure the health, safety, and sanity of every Thorne Inc. employee. Therefore, we sent out the following memo. CHECK OUT A FEW OTHER THORNE INC. POSTS TEXT OF […]
Church Plant Success In the back of my mind I’m always wondering why some church plants take root and grow while others are forced to close their doors. Closed church plants impact lead planter families, community relationships, newly gathered congregants and supporting churches. Church plant success matters. I recently compared around 20 open and closed church plants, […]
Here are 8 great small group promo videos. Hopefully these will give you some ideas for your own promo videos.
I’ll finish up the discussion on Emotional Bank Accounts by talking about how they matter to family/friends, and at work. If you missed the first two posts, you can read them here: Emotional Bank Accounts: Part 1 Emotional Bank Accounts: Part 2 Emotional Bank Accounts Matter with Friends and Family! Family and friends are those people […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about discipleship recently and looking at how different churches develop their people. At the core of most churches discipleship program is some sort of small group. So, I’d like to briefly go over 6 different types of groups churches use to disciple their people. To make sure we’re on the […]
In Cleveland, people tend to hibernate during the winter. Every year there’s one spring day where that “bright orb in the sky” reappears and myself and all the neighbors wander outside, stretching and yawning. We greet each other like long lost friends and ask how the last few months have been. But, as it continues […]
You are not a robot! Sometimes we believe the lie that there’s only one way to connect with Jesus. We’re supposed to love being around people and music and quiet Bible study. But, the truth is, God didn’t create an army of robots- he created individuals; and not one person is like another. That means […]
At the end of our fall semester, I had all the participants of our various Fuel Groups give some feedback about how their group went. I would honestly have to say it’s one of the best things I’ve done for groups. As I read over the evaluations I feel there were two big things that […]