The homogenous church is declining and dying

When you are in your worship services next Sunday, look at the people around you. Do they all look like you?
  Thom Rainer

The freedom in "No"

How many times have you given in to guilt? How often have you wanted to say no but ended up saying yes?
  Jeff Klick

We’re not sure you’re right for this position

What do you do when those around you don’t believe you’re the right person to lead?
 

Empowering your team for the unexpected

I would love to tell you I have everything under my control, but every day I am presented with a situation that is unexpected.
  Joel Westa

How to initialize God's design for your church leadership

Just about everyone knows that vision is important. Should a church leadership team expect God to convey the same vision to each of them, simultaneously?
  Brian Thorstad

7 simple strategies to increase a leader's health

Here are seven simple strategies that may enhance any leader’s health, fitness and longevity.
  Jim Farrer

Is your leadership building towers or creating tables?

How would you describe your leadership? What is your ministry or organization about?
 

Unique characteristics of churches that will break out in 2018

Even though this new year is quickly slipping into history, it is not too late to see a new opportunity to embrace new attitudes and renewed efforts in church leadership.
  Thom Rainer

Strategy is a full house

Strategy is a full house—but leadership is not about luck. Here are three ways you can become a visionary leader regardless of what you're dealt.
  Matthew Fretwell

The best leaders are broken leaders

I am broken—a pastor who struggles with depression. However, in brokenness we’re made more useful, and we discover our greatest purpose as biblical leaders.
  Brandon Cox

5 common reasons church leaders stop leading

We have many incredible leaders in our churches today. But, perhaps more often than we admit, some church leaders stop leading.
  Thom Rainer

The No. 1 writing tip for leaders to reach their audience

Christian leaders, businesspersons and would-be authors could learn a great deal about reaching an audience from this approach.
  Ken Walker

First step: Making disciples or leaders?

If you make better disciples, you will have better church leadership.
  Richard Frazer

Clarity: a crucial behavior for transformation

People doubted his ability to lead the church off a plateau. He doubted himself when it came to transformational leadership. Then, something amazing changed everything.
  Bud Brown

How one man’s fiery passion transformed lives

When has God’s Word stopped you in your tracks and immediately changed you? How are you implementing transformational leadership?
 

Building a strong foundation for future church leadership

If we don’t begin to reverse the trends in our homes, the foundation will crumble, then where will we be?
  Jeff Klick

A resolution that will change lives

Consider this life-changing, biblical leadership quality in your resolution for 2018.
  Bob Russell

Book review: Forward

Forward: 7 Distinguishing Marks for Future Leaders, by Ronnie W. Floyd, is a cheery sketch of a gifted pastor’s judgment about the future of pastoral leadership in the context of a rapidly culture and crusty tribalism within the church and without.
  Bud Brown

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

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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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