3 steps to discern vision

So, you want to lead your church through revitalization! That’s good news. You’ve set yourself on a noble journey. But where do you start?
February 09, 2018   Bud Brown

Clarity: a crucial behavior for transformation

People doubted his ability to lead the church off a plateau. He doubted himself when it came to transformational leadership. Then, something amazing changed everything.
January 26, 2018   Bud Brown

Book review: Forward

Forward: 7 Distinguishing Marks for Future Leaders, by Ronnie W. Floyd, is a cheery sketch of a gifted pastor’s judgment about the future of pastoral leadership in the context of a rapidly culture and crusty tribalism within the church and without.
January 12, 2018   Bud Brown

“Pastor” is a leadership title

It isn’t the pastor's whole of responsibility, but it is a mission critical component for any church that wants to revitalize and return to the place of effective evangelistic ministry in its community.
September 26, 2017   Bud Brown

Courage: essential for turnaround leaders

Are you courageous? How do the daily choices you make reflect this quality?
January 23, 2017   Bud Brown

Good leaders practice making good decisions

Decisions. How we make them says a lot about how we're wired.
May 12, 2016   Bud Brown

Help your pastor succeed by doing what you enjoy

What guidance do you have for a younger pastor?
April 21, 2016   Bud Brown

What drives your motivation?

Pastoral ministry is a boiling cauldron of relentless deadlines, impossible demands, unreasonable expectations, and inadequate resources.
March 25, 2016   Bud Brown

4 potent prayers to invigorate evangelism

These four, simple prayers will help solve a pastor’s most enduring and most important problem.
February 03, 2016   Bud Brown

Learn to juggle chickens if you want to lead a church turnaround

Turnaround pastors manage restlessness, distractions and the unexpected differently than most pastors.
January 26, 2016   Bud Brown

Want your church to grow? Then slow down!

If you're leading a church that is plateaued or in serious decline, one of the most important things you can do is counter-intuitive.
December 22, 2015   Bud Brown
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Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
Romans 12:10 (NIV)
Ryan Sanders

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Tami Heim is the president and CEO of the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA). Her senior ...