Rebekah Simon-Peter

Author's details

Name: Rebekah Simon-Peter
Date registered: March 12, 2012
URL: http://www.blogger.com/profile/09730412974067581194

Latest posts

  1. Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: Give People a Good Reason to Leave Church — January 19, 2015
  2. Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: Diary of a Wimpy Church — January 12, 2015
  3. Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: The Secret Reason Why Good Churches Die — January 6, 2015
  4. Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: 3 Ways to Mess Up Worship — October 23, 2014
  5. Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: Top 3 Ways to Avoid Resurrection — April 16, 2014

Author's posts listings

Jan 19 2015

Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: Give People a Good Reason to Leave Church

Original post at http://www.rebekahsimonpeter.com/a-good-reason-to-leave-church/


Church conflict is something that strikes fear in the heart of church leaders. Why? The vital statistics of many mainline churches already reflect declining health. The size of worship attendance is shrinking as are the number of active ministries, and the people involved in them. Baptisms trend downward while deaths trend upward. Why bring on […]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2015/01/give-people-a-good-reason-to-leave-church/

Jan 12 2015

Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: Diary of a Wimpy Church

Original post at http://www.rebekahsimonpeter.com/diary-of-a-wimpy-church/


The book Diary of a Wimpy Kid details Greg’s misadventures in Middle School as told through entries and drawings in his diary.  It records his insights and questions, his friends and enemies.  He’s writing it now so one day when he’s rich and famous he can hand it to the paparazzi when they ask about […]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2015/01/diary-of-a-wimpy-church/

Jan 06 2015

Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: The Secret Reason Why Good Churches Die

Original post at http://www.rebekahsimonpeter.com/the-secret-reason-why-good-churches-die/


Why do good churches die? I’m not talking about churches who have an apparent fatal flaw like mean or nasty people, terrible location, clergy sexual misconduct, uninspiring worship or the like.  Churches can and do recover from all of those things. No, I’m talking about good churches that care about people, hold decently inspiring and […]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2015/01/the-secret-reason-why-good-churches-die/

Oct 23 2014

Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: 3 Ways to Mess Up Worship

Original post at http://www.rebekahsimonpeter.com/3-ways-to-mess-up-worship/


There are lots of ways to experience meaningful worship.  And unfortunately, just as many ways to make worship meaningless. In my experience, these are the top 3 ways to mess up worship. Talk about God…but don’t leave space to experience God. Call for silent prayer…then fill up the space with music or rush on to […]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/3-ways-to-mess-up-worship/

Apr 16 2014

Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: Top 3 Ways to Avoid Resurrection

Original post at http://www.rebekahsimonpeter.com/top-3-ways-to-avoid-resurrection/


Resurrection is the promise of Easter.   The only trouble is no death, no new life!  I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that new life is what I crave! So this Holy Week, I thought I’d share with you the top 3 ways to avoid resurrection: 1.  Refusal to let the […]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/04/top-3-ways-to-avoid-resurrection/

Mar 27 2014

Rebekah Simon-Peter | Creating healthy, vibrant churches by building bridges of understanding: The 5 Warning Signs of Renewal

Original post at http://www.rebekahsimonpeter.com/the-5-warning-signs-of-renewal/


Has your church been infected?  If so, you’ll need to know the 5 warning signs of congregational renewal. 1)   Prolonged and increasing bouts of new and creative ministries 2)  Excessive enthusiasm among church leaders 3)  Better communication and less conflict 4)  A re-energized focus and renewed sense of spiritual direction 5)  A more powerful connection […]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/03/the-5-warning-signs-of-renewal/

Older posts «