7 lessons from Peyton Manning for church leaders

As leaders, here's what we can learn from this famous athlete.
February 05, 2016   Greg Atkinson

Senior pastors are workplace leaders too

There seems to be a self-imposed separation between church leadership and leaders in other areas of society.
February 03, 2016   Rob Streetman

4 potent prayers to invigorate evangelism

These four, simple prayers will help solve a pastor’s most enduring and most important problem.
February 03, 2016   Bud Brown

You are invited!

What would it be like if we loved the Lord with a whole heart, an honest heart, one that was open to God and not willing to hold anything back?
January 30, 2016   Phillip Foster

4 strategies to free your congregants from the worry trap

In church surveys, worry ranks first among women and second among men as their most common struggle.
January 29, 2016   Dr. Pamela Ovwigho

4 traps of ingrown churches

Slowly over time most churches grow primarily inward in their focus, rather than focusing outward to meet the needs of those outside the church.
January 28, 2016   Bob Whitesel

7 traits of churches with increasing per-member giving

The important question for congregations to consider is—what is the average giving by each member?
January 28, 2016   Thom Rainer

7 reasons why church people criticize pastors

If you serve in a church, criticism comes with the territory.
January 25, 2016   Charles Stone

Why every pastor needs a therapist

A pastor must be very wise in choosing a confidant.
January 23, 2016   Mark Lenz

How Gen X could save the church

We can save the church. But what does that really mean?
January 21, 2016   Dr. Boyd

Prioritizing pastoral roles

Which roles come naturally to you?
January 19, 2016   Jim Farrer

This will change the world

Living in a world filled with pain and problems, we’re constantly looking for that answer to fix this brokenness.
January 18, 2016  

2 critical components of caring for your missionaries

Every idea I jotted down fit into one of two categories (and sometimes both).
January 15, 2016   Allen Hamlin

What’s your most valuable asset?

Is it leadership? Personality? Ministry strategy? Teaching, writing, preaching? Actually, your best asset may not be what you think. Jodi Hickerson puts a new spin on what should qualify as your most valuable offering. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
January 06, 2016  

Are you preaching exclusively for baby boomers?

Here are six questions to ask yourself each Sunday that will positively engage all generations.
January 02, 2016   Dr. Boyd

Church: the best of times and the worst of times

Let’s reflect on some of the things we’ve all been observing over the last few years...the good and the potentially bad.
December 31, 2015  

Want your church to grow? Then slow down!

If you're leading a church that is plateaued or in serious decline, one of the most important things you can do is counter-intuitive.
December 22, 2015   Bud Brown

How to take the “my” and “I” out of ministry

Do you have tunnel vision? Where is your focus when it comes to ministry? LeRoy Lawson, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Emmanuel Christian Seminary (Johnson City, Tenn.), gives insight into Psalm 71 and how this passage speaks to reevaluating your perspective. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in ...
December 21, 2015  

Do you really believe that?

In today’s culture, many times the word “believe” is used to express our interests and opinions. Jodi Hickerson, programming director of Mission Church (Ventura, Calif.), shares absolutes, which weigh more than any of our interests and opinions. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
December 01, 2015  

Creating a sustainable ministry platform

How many followers does it take for your ministry to make an impact? What’s the secret to reaching more people? Jodi Hickerson, Programming Director of Mission Church (Ventura, Calif.), reveals how to make the biggest impact in the lives you encounter every day. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
November 11, 2015  

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And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.
Philippians 1:9-10 (ESV)
Bud Brown

An experienced ministry leader, writer and educator, Bud Brown is co-founder of Turnaround Pastors and ...

Greg Atkinson

Greg Atkinson is the Founder of Worship Impressions and Executive Director of ExPastors.com. Greg ...