3 signs of a not-so-great team

We have a great team, but . . .
August 27, 2017   Mike Bonem

How to embrace grief and survive

Grieving is not something most people gravitate toward, but it is a powerful tool God uses.
August 26, 2017   Rob Streetman

Why mission trips are worth your time

Wondering if you should take a short-term trip?
August 26, 2017   Kris Eldridge

Are you ready for heaven?

“You won’t survive. Are you ready to leave?” How would you answer this question?
August 23, 2017   Jeff Klick

9 ways to lead through decisions

Here are some suggestions which many churches have found to be conducive to good, God-honoring decision-making.
August 21, 2017   Brian Thorstad

8 tactics to combat bad leadership

The world is crying out for good leadership. From politics to commerce, from media to the church, the lack of effective leadership has left a large gap to be filled.
August 16, 2017   Andy Zawacki

How your church can engage its Millennials

It seems Millennials are being blasted by the media for being selfish and lazy. How will we respond?
August 16, 2017   Dr. Boyd

Your leadership style under pressure

I’ve become convinced that leaders have a fallback behavior on which they rely when they are uncertain, conflicted and/or under pressure.
August 15, 2017   Bob Whitesel

2 ways to encourage generosity

Here are the best two ways I know to help people in your congregation become more generous.
August 14, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

Book review: Sticky Leaders

If you’re a church leader wanting to maximize the kingdom-impact of your church in today’s rapidly changing culture, Sticky Leaders is a must-read.
August 12, 2017   Mark Lenz

5 terrible reasons to enter vocational ministry

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

Where are the forgotten half of emerging adults?

While many churches do not understand how to change this religious decline, other churches do not even see this generational neglect as a problem.
August 09, 2017   Dr. Boyd

6 tips to writing the perfect job description

Once you define the culture, you need to do something that will attract them. The job description will give you a tool to do just that.
August 08, 2017   Fred Noble

3 reasons to kick Robert's Rules out of your church

I’m not talking about a person in your church, but the book, Robert’s Rules of Order.
August 08, 2017   Brian Thorstad

Iranian Christian woman released from prison

Maryam’s release follows a series of harsh prison sentences imposed on Iranian Christians.
August 08, 2017  

Defining the new role of the Baby-Boomer leader

If Baby-Boomer leaders hold the baton of leadership too tightly or too long, the whole team will fall behind.
August 07, 2017   Phil Wood

6 insights about “Nones” and “Dones”

Is this a new trend? How have things changed?
August 07, 2017   Jim Farrer

4 steps to avoid becoming a slave to your technology

I can spend an entire day being completely unproductive while working with productivity tools. Do you see the problem? Can you relate?
August 04, 2017   Gerry Lewis

Should I perform my niece’s wedding—she and her fiancé are living together?

As the culture continues to turn away from biblical morality, having certain policies about marriage ceremonies are often considered extreme, legalistic, judgmental, and worse.
August 03, 2017   Bob Russell

6 steps to better thinking

Thinking is one of those things we take for granted. Everyone does it, right? That’s true, but not everyone does it well.
July 31, 2017   Tony Llewellyn

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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 ...