Serial comma is preferable for clarity

You can tell you are in the presence of grammar nerds when the phrase “Oxford comma” can touch off long-winded discussions.
July 28, 2017   Ken Walker

Is your leadership relevant or irrelevant?

Discover these ways to be relevant and irrelevant in your leadership. Where do you land?
July 22, 2017   Paul Greasley

3 morning habits guaranteed to boost brain power

Unfortunately, just as we can't avoid death and taxes, we can't avoid how aging affects our brains.
July 21, 2017   Charles Stone

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

Book review: The Map Maker

This book will encourage, equip, transform and edify all who read it.
July 20, 2017   Kim Niles

Calling Steve Jobs: “I can’t figure out this smartphone”

You have to admit that the smartphone you carry everywhere affects mind and body as well as moral and ethical considerations of us all.
July 19, 2017   Ronald Keener

5 discipleship attributes

How can you recognize a disciple of Jesus Christ?
July 17, 2017   John B. MacDonald

If Jesus were your pastor

If Jesus were a new pastor candidate, many congregations might hesitate hiring Him.
July 15, 2017   Jim Farrer

Shame and religion's role

The very force that should give life, often kills someone's soul.
July 14, 2017   Dave Blundell

Warming up for leadership

Do you need to do some “stretching” before you lead? It might save you from being sidelined with some troubling injuries.
July 14, 2017   Mike Bonem

A leader's call to prayer

It’s time for all pastors and church leaders to cry out to God with a sense of desperation.
July 12, 2017   Bob Russell

Excessive jail sentences for Iranian Christians

Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh and Saheb Fadaie, have been sentenced to 10 years in prison each for “acting against national security.”
July 11, 2017  

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

2 more perils of the internal candidate

This may not solve all of our internal candidacy problems, but God will be glorified if it prevents some of them.
July 07, 2017   Brian Thorstad

8 tips for developing your workplace culture

These important qualities define organizations with a strong culture.
July 05, 2017   Fred Noble

7 personality types of sick churches

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

Iranian Christians fear miscarriage of justice in court hearing

During a court hearing for four members of the Church of Iran denomination, a judge unexpectedly entered the room and made a comment criticizing Christians.
July 03, 2017  

Is your faith strong enough to survive persecution?

This gut-wrenching account of the persecution of fellow believers should challenge us to do several things.
June 30, 2017   Bob Russell

How to find renewal during the busy months

Sometimes your schedule doesn't slow down—especially as a pastor. Here are tips to refresh yourself in the middle of a hectic calendar.
June 26, 2017   Jim Farrer

Western Christian cultural entitlement

What if our pluralism and the hostility to all things Christian was exactly what God wants for Christians?
June 21, 2017   Dave Blundell

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Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!
1 Chronicles 16:8 (ESV)
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Brandon Cox has been a pastor for twenty years in churches of every size and context. After ...