500-year-old principles that never get old

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation of the church. Reviewing its foundations can bolster your church for its next era.
October 30, 2017   Jim Farrer

6 leadership mistakes most pastors make

Are you making any of these church leadership mistakes? If so, you’re in good company. I’ve made them all, and you probably have too.
October 28, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

Bridging the gap between Millennials and the church

How do we respond when church isn't a priority for the Millennial generation?
October 27, 2017   Matthew Fretwell

6 ways leading a worship team is like leading a church

Leading a team is no easy task. Here are six leadership lessons I learned when put in this position.
October 25, 2017   Brian Thorstad

How to lead with confident humility

God will bring people and experiences into your life that will keep you humble.
October 23, 2017   Bob Russell

Why it takes 5 to 7 years to become the pastor

You are ready to lead and move the church forward, but not without dealing with these obstacles.
October 22, 2017   Thom Rainer

Christianity is primarily about following the rules, right?

Today, it can be difficult to have a civilized conversation in such a hostile culture. How do you approach those who think differently than you?
October 20, 2017  

5 signs you're not taking conflict seriously

In the most difficult church conflicts, the pastor and other key leaders must take a stand.
October 20, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

3 challenges to the traditional search committee

Re-thinking pastoral succession is not going to be easy.
October 19, 2017   Brian Thorstad

Are your goals harmful to your health?

Focusing on these health areas in the right order makes a difference.
October 15, 2017   Matthew Fretwell

Is your church guilty of infobesity?

How do you handle communication overload?
October 13, 2017   Charles Stone

10 tough pieces of advice you'll want to consider

The last thing pastors need is someone to offer them advice.
October 03, 2017   Thom Rainer

5 leadership lessons I learned from my dogs

When I reflect on my relationship with my dogs, here are five things I learned from them.
October 03, 2017   Charles Stone

Creating vision for a new hire

I hope our next hire for pastor includes these character qualities.
October 02, 2017   Richard Frazer

Are you taking conflict too seriously?

Do you spend a lot of time and energy worrying about what to do? Seriousness is a sign of anxiety, and makes it harder for us to think creatively.
September 28, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

Check your motivation

Motivation is a big deal in the kingdom of God.
September 27, 2017   Rob Streetman

“Pastor” is a leadership title

It isn’t the pastor's whole of responsibility, but it is a mission critical component for any church that wants to revitalize and return to the place of effective evangelistic ministry in its community.
September 26, 2017   Bud Brown

How do you lead in crises?

Here are four leadership lessons I learned from hurricane Harvey.
September 21, 2017   Mike Bonem

5 reasons for making disciples

Have you considered why you should make disciples?
September 16, 2017   John B. MacDonald

Welcome to Biblical Leadership!

This new "megablog" site is for Christian leaders who want to learn and apply biblical principles.
September 11, 2017   Tom Harper

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7 common reasons pastors get cold feet
Many people have this naïve view that a pastor just has to preach and love ...
4 ways to share Jesus with your neighbors at Christmas
As you pray and think about how to show God’s love in practical ways ...
God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
James 1:12 (NLT)
Matthew Fretwell

Matt Fretwell is married, has three daughters, is an author, revitalization pastor, national director of ...

Jim Farrer

A broadly-trained church consultant, Jim Farrer is the founder of Vital Signs Church Consulting and ...