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

That one thing that will make me happy

What is that thing you believe will finally give you satisfaction and contentment?
August 13, 2017  

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

Navigating God’s call to more – preparing to let go

It is important to consider how we think about this call.
July 31, 2017   Rob Streetman

Why you lost your pastor . . . again

Here are four possible reasons your leadership didn't stick around.
July 29, 2017   Phillip Foster

What is an emerging adult?

A new human life phase is beneficial to both Millennials and the rest of us.
July 28, 2017   Dr. Boyd

Book review: Sticky Leaders

Reviewing Sticky Leaders, by Pastor Larry Osborne was a joy because the insights in this book are inspiring, important, and easy to understand. As a church consultant, I’ve read many wonderful books on church leadership, and Sticky Leaders does not disappoint. I highly recommend you read it. Here are four ...
July 28, 2017  

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

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Do you have the proper vision?
Pastors often lack vision for making disciples and disciple-makers—and then, of course, they fail ...
No need to fear the culture trap
If the point of visionary leadership is to take our team toward the new and ...
Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!
1 Chronicles 16:8 (ESV)
Scott Couchenour

Scott is Founder/CEO of Serving Strong Enterprises, an affordable coaching platform that helps church ...

Brandon Cox

Brandon Cox has been a pastor for twenty years in churches of every size and context. After ...