Woohoos at Wahoo Baptist Church

Woohoos at Wahoo Baptist Church

When asked about the secret to the turnaround of his church, Pastor Paul Alonso smiles, “We celebrate the victories.” Baptisms and birthdays are common celebrations at Wahoo Baptist Church in rural central Florida. The baptisms are celebrations of people accepting...

From Falling Apart to Falling in Love

From Falling Apart to Falling in Love

“I was the only one who applied.” Brandon Sutton knew the church would be tough. Everyone told him not to go. God had different plans, and he followed in obedience. “I was twenty-seven years old—young and dumb. So I said, ‘I’ll take it.’” From day one he encountered...

A Brilliant Yet Simple Plan for Church Revitalization

A Brilliant Yet Simple Plan for Church Revitalization

Rob Paul is at a point in his life where he could do a lot of different things in ministry. He’s a seasoned pastor of three congregations. He started a thriving consulting business. He is a respected leader and researcher in his field. Then the phone rang. […]

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The Beauty of the Boring

The Beauty of the Boring

Tim Boyd is the pastor of Westside Christian Church in Bradenton, Florida. The congregation has a typical sized building for a neighborhood church. From the outside, the church looks like many others across the region. On the inside, an amazing transformation has occurred. But it didn’t happen overnight. […]

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Troy Reynolds: With Tenure Comes Credibility

Troy Reynolds: With Tenure Comes Credibility

It took twelve years for the church to grow from forty people to one hundred. Most pastors would have quit or moved on long before the church started gaining momentum. But Troy Reynolds decided to stick it out. Troy started shepherding the rural congregation when he...

Chuck Lewis: Everything Changed

Chuck Lewis: Everything Changed

“It has been an emotional rollercoaster to get to where we are.” For almost five years, Pastor Chuck Lewis has led Wellspring Church in Warner Robins, GA. […]

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Steve Schaufele: Reaching Okotoks

Steve Schaufele: Reaching Okotoks

The town of Okotoks is a fast-growing community just a few minutes south of Calgary, Alberta. It is located in one of the most beautiful places in the world—the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It’s here that you’ll find Foothills Community Church of Okotoks (FCCO) and Pastor Steve Schaufele, along with his beautiful wife Jessica and their four children. […]

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