Changing an overcommitted church to a balanced one

What would it look like to take your church into a new season?
November 10, 2017   Thom Rainer

The oft-repeated cycle of church history

How would you define the primary purpose of the church?
November 09, 2017   Bob Russell

Help your people connect their money with their faith

This is a deep need they have, whether or not they know it.
November 03, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

6 traits of a church disrupter

He or she may not be who you expect. However, recognizing the toxic problem may lead to a faster solution.
November 02, 2017   Thom Rainer

How to become a grace-powered leader

For Christian leaders, there is a power available that can set us free from the inability to accurately and, in a healthy way, assess ourselves.
October 31, 2017   Steve Lawson

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

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