4 most common reasons that get pastors fired

Pastors and other church leaders: Please heed the words in this article and don’t do stupid.
November 27, 2017   Thom Rainer

How your church should prepare for an active shooter

Is your church prepared for an emergency situation, like what happened in Sutherland Springs, Texas?
November 14, 2017   Thom Rainer

Changing an overcommitted church to a balanced one

What would it look like to take your church into a new season?
November 10, 2017   Thom Rainer

6 traits of a church disrupter

He or she may not be who you expect. However, recognizing the toxic problem may lead to a faster solution.
November 02, 2017   Thom Rainer

The overcommitted church

Many churches have become too busy for their own good.
October 29, 2017   Thom Rainer

Why it takes 5 to 7 years to become the pastor

You are ready to lead and move the church forward, but not without dealing with these obstacles.
October 22, 2017   Thom Rainer

10 tough pieces of advice you'll want to consider

The last thing pastors need is someone to offer them advice.
October 03, 2017   Thom Rainer

7 costs to being an evangelistic leader

Why has the topic of evangelism grown strangely quiet?
September 11, 2017   Thom Rainer

5 terrible reasons to enter vocational ministry

I’ve seen too many people in vocational ministry fail to launch.
August 11, 2017   Thom Rainer

8 signs your church may be closing soon

We call it the death spiral. By the time I am contacted about a serious problem in a church, it is often too late.
July 20, 2017   Thom Rainer

8 major changes in churches the past 10 years

Change or die. Such has been the reality of too many congregations.
July 08, 2017   Thom Rainer

7 personality types of sick churches

Sick churches become dying churches. Dying churches become closed churches.
July 04, 2017   Thom Rainer

7 ways to deal with gnats in ministry

All who serve in vocational ministry know about gnats. They come with the call.
June 04, 2017   Thom Rainer

10 ways pastors can be great bosses

Just as there can be bad pastor-bosses, there are example of great pastor-bosses.
April 26, 2017   Thom Rainer

5 reasons you should use goal setting for evangelism

Setting goals in the church may feel awkward, but what if it propels your team toward something greater?
February 25, 2017   Thom Rainer

7 steps to take if the cartel and bullies run you out of the church

Are you a victim of bullying within the church walls? Here's how to recover.
February 15, 2017   Thom Rainer

12 key reasons for staff conflict

Conflict is certainly not unique with church staff. But among the several reasons for staff conflict, there are some that seem to be more pervasive with these relationships than others.
November 21, 2016   Thom Rainer

7 relational skills possessed by effective church leaders

Do you have relational skills? Need to improve them?
June 16, 2016   Thom Rainer

10 Commandments for pastors regarding politics and social media

Something to consider before posting their political views or opinions on social media.
April 21, 2016   Thom Rainer

The 10 Commandments for church parking lots

Neglecting practical ministry is to unwise and perhaps sinful.
April 07, 2016   Thom Rainer

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And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.
Philippians 1:9-10 (ESV)
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