Assumptions ministry leaders make about ownership

Does God offer stock options? What does ministry ownership look like from His perspective?
  Brian Thorstad

How leaders can respond to trauma

What makes something traumatic? And why is trauma a big deal?
  Dr. Boyd

Discovering purpose this year

Why on earth are you here? Has anyone ever asked you that question?
  David Bowman

How to help your employees feel peaceful about change

As a leader, have you ever experienced a period of “no change?” I haven’t.
  Mark Deterding

Do all people deserve to be loved?

Gene Appel challenges us to think outside of our perspective and instead with God’s, regarding the people we rub shoulders with every day.
 

Faith when no one is looking

The Lord is looking for people of genuine faith—men and women who have a faith that is clear-to-the-bone and authentic.
  Wayne Cordeiro

Learning to lead differently as you age

As we get older and the world changes around us, we must learn to lead differently and adapt our vision.
  Ed Stetzer

Discipleship: Reversing the course

Jesus did not make disciples. Do I have your attention, yet?
  Matthew Fretwell

Book review: I Once Was Lost

Delightful. That’s my one-word review of the book by Presbyterian pastor Don Everts and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship coordinator, Doug Schaupp (IVP Books).
  Brian Thorstad

10 critical trends for churches in 2018

As we begin 2018, I have never seen local congregations at such a critical juncture. Amid the waves of these seas of negativity exist mercy drops of hope and possibilities.
  Thom Rainer

A new year, a new leader?

True leaders leave the premises knowing they made lives better.
  Richard Blackaby

Understanding God's role for a Millennial leader

Here are three attitudes of Millennial leaders about God’s role in their work.
  Bob Whitesel

Book review: Trust Factor

How important is trust for your church or organization?
  Mike Bonem

How's the discipleship business?

How does your church make disciples?
  David Bowman

Your calendar is ruining your life

Am I missing what God wants for me in this season because I’ve scheduled Him out?
  Jason Tucker

Why churches don’t value leadership development

Leadership development has become the buzzword in the last five years. It is a massive need in the church, we have to take it seriously.
  Jonathan Hayashi

7 ways being nice hurts your church

See if you can identify with one or more of these issues where allowing the status quo to continue is harmful.
  Thom Rainer

Leading with silence

“Silent Night, Holy Night” is one of my all time favorite Christmas carols. However, silence doesn't always come easy for leaders.
  Mark Deterding

Are you a hypofineriac?

Discover the definition of hypofineriac and whether or not you fall into this category, as Mike Breaux shares about a crossroads in our spiritual journey.
 

Ways leaders can capture readers' attention

This was one of the first lessons I learned to reach my audience.
  Ken Walker

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For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.
Philippians 4:13 (NLT)
Brian Thorstad

Brian Thorstad is a Redevelopment Transitional Pastor. He is the author of Heaven Help Our ...

Julie Tilman

Julie Tilman is the Executive Assistant to Dr. Ben Skaug, Co-Pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church ...