Gary Rohrmayer

New Churches Touching the World

By Gary Rohrmayer

At Converge MidAmerica we believe that planting new churches is key to touching the world with the love of Jesus. Our desire is that each new church planted becomes a mission outpost in fulfilling Jesus mandate in Acts 1:8 - reaching their Jerusalem, their Judea, their Samaria and to the ends of the earth.  Indy Metro Church, Indianapolis, IN led by...

5 Reasons Why People Are Not Giving To Your Church

By Gary Rohrmayer

It is a fairly common statistic that 80% of funding for your ministry comes from 20% of the people in your church. Though some experts are seeing the trend move to 90/10 ratio in giving. The startling statistic for me is that the rest of the funding comes from only 30% of the congregation.  Revealing that 50% of the people who call your church their home church and receive spiritual...

Creating a Culture of Generosity Throughout Your Church

By Gary Rohrmayer

If you are going to grow a church significantly one of the skill you are going to need is to learn how to create and shape the culture of your organization.  When we speak about culture, we are referring to an organization's "values, beliefs, and behaviors. In general, it is concerned with beliefs and values on the basis of which people interpret experiences and behave, individually and in groups." (HT)  Building and shaping an organizations...

6 Keys for Establishing Rhythm in Your Ministry

By Gary Rohrmayer

Finding your rhythm as a pastor is essential for leading, growing and multiplying your church.  

Last week I stumbled across several articles on the importance of establishing rhythm and relaxation in the training of horses.  There are some great principles to glean from those who ride and train these powerful animals.  Here are a few:

1.  Rhythm and relaxation work together inseparably...

Three Benefits of Taking a Church Health Survey

By Gary Rohrmayer
Is your church stuck?  Growing a healthy church is more about process than intuition! Our experience has showed us over and over again that leaders can only grow a church so far on intuition and giftedness.  To get to a new level of growth they must embrace process, planning and feedback.

Here are three benefits of your church engaging in the Natural Church Development process.

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Dr. Winfred Obleton Joins the Staff at Converge MidAmerica

Pastor Dr. Winfred Obleton

By Gary Rohrmayer

We are proud to announce, after much prayer and through the generosity of our churches, we have asked Dr. Winfred Obleton to bring his proactive leadership style to enhancing the ministries of our growing number of African American Churches and to bring encouragement to our Pastors of African Descent.

Dr. Obleton has prayerfully accepted...

Four Things You can do to Keep Your Easter Crowd

By Gary Rohrmayer

Every church has a First Impressions Team. Those who welcome, greet and serve all who attend your public gatherings. But how many churches have a Second Touch Team; those who are responsible for following up and seeking to connect those new attenders into the life of the church.

Every pastor gets frustrated with the lack of retention from the Easter outreach. The development of a...

Are You Planning a Growth Thrust This Fall?

By Gary Rohrmayer

Do you believe that God wants to reach your community through your church? 

My hope is that every church would want to experience a season of dramatic growth like the church in Acts 2 experienced, but the reality is that most are unwilling to pay the price for that type of growth and impact. A major growth campaign in your church will cost you something.  It will cost you your comfort, it will cost you time, it will cost you...

How Can We Be Better Together?

By Gary Rohrmayer

Its been said that denominations and churches are like families, but in reality they are more like blended families.

Today blended families now make up more than half the families in America. It is very rare today for an extended family not to have some blended family members.

According to Cyperparent.com here are some of the characteristics of...

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