3 Stages of Your Church's Life Cycle
by Jonathan Herron on November 11th, 2019
It breaks my heart to see church facilities closing their doors in alarming numbers.Jesus loves the church and gave His life for the church.When it's healthy and vibrant, the local church can be an incredibly beautiful movement of changed lives. Like all living things, every local church has a life cycle.Understanding where your church is leads to the first step in getting unstuck: You don't need ...  Read More
5 Questions to Ask If Your Church Feels Stuck
by Jonathan Herron on October 23rd, 2019
Churches get stuck all the time.Too often we can find ourselves doing ministry out of memory.For what it's worth, here are 5 Important Questions for Fearless Leaders to ask... 400 years ago Protestants fled England and came to the New World to set up churches... for themselves.  If your church is insider-focused, it's because of our Pilgrim heritage!Ignite your passion for what ignites God's heart...  Read More
Laughter + Love: The Secret Sauce of 21st Century Church Leadership
by Jonathan Herron on October 22nd, 2019
I had a BLAST sharing about what God is doing at the church I love, partying with Chris Farley, PLUS how EXCITED I was to open for LEE STROBEL at the Outreach Summit! Jonathan Herron is the Founding and Teaching Pastor of Life Church Michigan, the 11th Fastest Growing Church in America (Outreach Magazine, 2019). Jonathan says the two main ingredients to church leadership in the 21st century are la...  Read More
3 Thoughts on Jarrid Wilson's Passing, Mental Health + Depression + Suicide
by Jonathan Herron on September 11th, 2019
1. You Matter2. Depression Sucks (I should know, I have it).3. NOTHING can separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus (see Romans 8:31-39)!///Church Leaders: You don't have to lead alone.Join the Fearless Leaders Network for pure laughter, raw encouragement, and fresh strategies for leading your church fearlessly.///I would be honored to connect with you:Instagram.com/highfivejontwit...  Read More