The leverage of leadership

One leader, investing in enough leaders, will change everything.
  Dave Blundell

5 reasons pastors need to be assertive

Pastors of plateaued and declining church should take note of these “whys” behind assertiveness.
  Bud Brown

What is “Wild Church” and where is it going?

A look inside more organic churches.
  Bob Whitesel

5 observations about the turn inward

It is often the turn inward which sends churches on a one-way journey to obscurity. Here are five observations about this tragic mistake.
  Brian Thorstad

What I must change

This list is neither complete nor exhaustive. God is still working on me.
  Thom Rainer

Who will you follow?

Even more important than your following will be the leader you choose to exemplify.
  Phillip Foster

Can leadership be learned?

Is leadership something we’re born with, or is it something we learn?
  Ed Stetzer

How to find (and keep) your joy in ministry

If your joy in ministry depends on everything going your way, you’ll be miserable for much of your ministry.
  Rick Warren

Key principles for understanding multi-cultural churches

To help our churches grow in the most ways possible, it helps to understand how we can journey toward reconciliation.
  Bob Whitesel

7 elementary questions that help you make graduate-level change

Sometimes, the solution to facilitating change is found in these simple questions.
  Gerry Lewis

How to find partnerships for community outreach ministry

Who is doing great ministry in your community and how can you join them?
  Kris Eldridge

Profile: Jim Barber, president of the Society for Church Consulting

Jim Barber’s confidence in God has sustained him through leadership roles both in the marketplace and in ministry.
  Ken Walker

5 church developments on the horizon

Yes, the times they are a-changing. And these five developments are among the most dramatic.
  Thom Rainer

Are you stretched beyond your preferences?

Where does the Bible say to select a church based on your preferences, asks Derwin Gray, former NFL player and founding pastor of Transformation Church.
 

Take a stand at church (and keep your job!)

Leadership means you have to say things that not everyone is ready to hear.
  Margaret Marcuson

5 facts about leadership capital

At times, as a transitional pastor, I am granted a surprising amount of leadership capital with which to lead churches through healing, change and reconciliation.
  Brian Thorstad

What is essential for true leadership?

There are many ideas about how to lead. However, this is the primary one.
  John B. MacDonald

6 common problems with church bylaws

Some churches use bylaws well beyond their original intent.
  Thom Rainer

The struggle of shepherding a team

There is a lot to learn about caring for lambs on a farm, but this technique taught me more about shepherding a team.
  Joel Westa

Modifying the church’s methods

Sometimes you have to stop doing good things to do the best things.
  Ed Stetzer

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Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.
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