Warning signs no leader should ignore

Here are four warning signs every leader should address when they see them.
  Mike Mowery

How do you respond when you're hated?

What happens when those in your circle of influence hate what you represent? Craig Groeschel, Founding and Senior Pastor of Life.Church shares how he responded to someone who hated pastors.
 

Is your church measuring up?

There are at least two reasons the Western church is struggling.
  Rob Streetman

Have we lost the vision for reaching our community?

We aren’t reaching people because, well, we aren’t trying to reach people.
  Thom Rainer

Church leadership insights from 9 experts

When it comes to important leadership factors and strategies, see what these experts have to say.
  Jim Farrer

5 principles for making your church a haven

Here are five principles to focus your church on reflecting God’s love and reaching those who are hurting and longing for security.
  Bob Whitesel

Book review: The Unstuck Church

Tony Morgan’s book, The Unstuck Church: Equipping Churches to Experience Sustained Health is a tremendous tool for ministry leaders.
  Brian Thorstad

Setting your course for a new season

Here are two things that need to be in place to set a course for a new season.
  Wayne Cordeiro

Why some pastors are better leaders than others

Here’s my take on the four basic principles pastors can utilize to step up their leadership game.
  Margaret Marcuson

Have you settled?

Are there areas where you have settled? How does it impact growth? Charlotte Gambill, Pastor of Life Church UK, alongside her husband Steve, encourages leaders to examine what they're building.
 

The importance of love in leadership

Typically the words “leadership” and “love” are not found in the same sentence unless someone tells you “they love to do leadership.”
  Brian Thorstad

5 questions to ask when church members leave

I still have painful memories about the first time I experienced losing church members as a pastor.
  Thom Rainer

Book review: Building the Body

In Building the Body: 12 Characteristics of a Fit Church, Gary L. MacIntosh and Phil Stevenson identify characteristics that distinguish fit churches from the merely healthy.
  Bud Brown

5 arenas of pastoral leadership

OK hasn’t satisfied me, and I don’t think it was ever supposed to do so. God has called me to lead with excellence in these areas.
  Brandon Cox

Avoiding the church comparison trap

Comparing your church to another church can be one of the worst things you do as a church leader.
  Thom Rainer

5 ways church unity creates a powerful influence

The church is on a mission, and the accomplishment of that mission depends upon the church being a mutually supportive team.
  Bob Whitesel

What to do when you’re working with a toxic leader

When you’re in the middle of an unhealthy work environment it may not be easy to see.
  Jonathan Hayashi

How to be well-grounded in a life of ministry

Create a framework for ministry life that is grounded in the biblical and theological truths of who you are.
  Roy Yanke

Leadership priorities: 5 thoughts on how we can lead better

I am reminded that effective leadership is not in all the responsibilities or tasks we have, but rather in how well we develop the processes needed to accomplish them with excellence.
  Ed Stetzer

4 insights to help you practice servant leadership

When we asked Christian leaders the top leadership skill they’d like to personally develop over the next 12 months, No. 3 on the list was servant leadership.
  Ryan Sanders

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Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Romans 12:2 (NIV)
Ben Marshall

Ben Marshall is a Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Holland, Michigan. He oversees youth ...

Mike Mack

Smallgroupologist Michael Mack believes life change happens best in groups because he has experienced it ...