Category: Services

Spread Your Influence Outside of Sunday

I’m old enough to be able to recognize where my influence has been greatest. Some people think their influence comes in the official role they have with others. Certainly that is true with things like parenting, marriage, etc. And to some extent it is true in work. However, in most areas of life influence comes…

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You Can’t Do Everything in 35 Minutes

When I ask pastors how long they generally preach I normally hear numbers like “between 30 and 40 minutes.” Sometimes close friends or parishioners smile 🙂 when they hear their pastor respond that way. There are 10,080 minutes in a week. We spend approximately 3,360 of those minutes sleeping and about 2,400 of them working….

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Not If But Who is Shaping the People in the Church

Here’s the deal. It is not a question of if the people in the church you serve will be shaped by what they read, listen to or watch. It is by whom or by what. That is the question. It is truly a fascinating study to look at what goes into the minds of people…

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Leaders Are Readers

President John F Kennedy was a voracious reader. According to a November 2013 posting in BoysLife.org, “An avid reader, JFK could read approximately 2,500 words per minute, nearly 10 times the average. In fact, he would reportedly read six newspapers every morning at breakfast cover to cover.” Leaders are readers. Further, leaders read and share…

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How to save your church money

  Does your church make it easy for people to give financially? I’m amazed at how many churches STILL don’t offer various forms of digital giving (i.e. online giving , recurring giving, & text message giving). But even if you do, are you spending more than you should? Today on The Hardy Group blog I…

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Stewardship/Saving for the Church’s Online Giving (Global) and for Income Tax (U.S.) Preparation

There are times in the life of any ministry when a leader needs to evaluate whether they as a leader and/or they as the church are being the best stewards of that which God has given to them. One major area where pastors and church leaders in the U.S. need help is in their income…

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6 Tips to Maximize Your Church’s Impact

Easter is coming soon — March 27th to be exact! Easter Sunday for many churches is the most attended Sunday of the year. And then what happens? All of those visitors don’t come back until next Easter. But it doesn’t have to be that way! What if this year was different? What if this year…

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The Hardy Group Survey

We would love to hear from you! Share your thoughts with us below so we can better help you and your ministry in 2016.

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Liberty Church and The Hardy Group Lead Pastor Search Services

Liberty Church and Board Chair, Danny Canton, were at a major crossroads without a lead pastor. This church of 1,000 in attendance made contact with the Southern AG New England District Superintendent, Bob Wise, seeking his counsel. He recommended Danny call Dick Hardy and The Hardy Group. Danny did so and the rest is history….

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Intro to The Hardy Group Levels 3 & 4

Boom! Last week we started a journey like we’ve never done before at The Hardy Group. We launched The Hardy Group 2.0 and oh my! The response has been phenomenal; we’ve been overwhelmed with it all! Church leaders like you have said “YES” to the new offerings we presented. For that we are most grateful….

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