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

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

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

How's the discipleship business?

How does your church make disciples?
  David Bowman

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

What to do about the end-of-year financial crunch

It’s easy for church leaders to get anxious about money at the end of the year.
  Margaret Marcuson

8 ways to bust leadership discouragement

Discouragement is a universal experience for leaders. However, Nehemiah's response gives us hope.
  Charles Stone

My relationship with leadership

I have a love/hate relationship with leadership.
  Ed Stetzer

Are we multiplying what works or what is biblical?

Derwin Gray challenges us to think outside the circles of people with which we've surrounded ourselves.

3 misbeliefs about God's role as you lead

How do you view God’s part as you live out of a leadership position? Here are three perils to modern leadership and the flaws within these misbeliefs.
  Bob Whitesel

7 common reasons pastors get cold feet

Many people have this naïve view that a pastor just has to preach and love people.
  Thom Rainer

Book review: How to become a multicultural church

There is a difference in moving a church more fully into a multicultural membership and ministry, as compared to, say, advancing an already racially and culturally integrated congregation.
  Ronald Keener

8 signs you may be an anxious leader

When a leader leads as an anxious leader, he stifles his leadership effectiveness. So, what might indicate that you are an anxious leader?
  Charles Stone

A better way to create followers

My suspicion is that discipleship programs over the past 50 years must take some, if not much, of the blame for the malaise. They are useful, but not as comprehensive or powerful as intended.
  John B. MacDonald

4 insights that will change your team mindset

One of the greatest measures of leadership is how you treat your team.
  Gerry Lewis

4 ways great churches keep it simple

Great churches can’t make everything simple. However, some important matters can be simplified, and the results are worth all the trouble it takes to get there.
  Brian Thorstad

7 assumptions you may be guilty of

We trust our thinking way too much. The following are seven assumptions Christian leaders are making, without proof.
  Rob Streetman

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You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.
Isaiah 26:3 (NIV)
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