How to find renewal during the busy months

Sometimes your schedule doesn't slow down—especially as a pastor. Here are tips to refresh yourself in the middle of a hectic calendar.
June 26, 2017   Jim Farrer

What's your definition of culture?

Here is a way to answer that question, and the reason why that answer is key to your organization.
June 26, 2017  

Western Christian cultural entitlement

What if our pluralism and the hostility to all things Christian was exactly what God wants for Christians?
June 21, 2017   Dave Blundell

Finding the right leaders

Hiring can be a daunting task. How will you take your team to the next level?
June 12, 2017   Fred Noble

Why are we paying big bucks to watch the same plot?

There is something about movies and the stories they tell that say a lot about what we desire. But how do these fantasy stories and the reality of life intersect?
June 11, 2017  

4 perils of the internal candidate

The senior pastor has just resigned and the associate pastor makes it known that he would like the position. Are you on the verge of an internal candidacy disaster?
June 10, 2017   Brian Thorstad

Nurturing millennial leadership attitudes

How does leadership look different today? Here are three attitudes and how they could benefit your ministry.
June 08, 2017   Bob Whitesel

Are you a general or a colonel?

What characterizes your leadership style? Dr. Bob Whitesel, professor of Christian Ministry and Missional Leadership at Wesley Seminary, discusses two leadership styles that are also found in the military. How will different leadership styles implement the goals and vision of your church and ministry? (Excerpted from the Society For Church ...
June 08, 2017   Bob Whitesel

The 6 dads in your church (and how you can help them)

These dads sit in your church on any given Sunday. How will you reach them?
June 07, 2017   Ryan Sanders

I call it heresy

What is this heresy and what can we do about it?
June 06, 2017   John B. MacDonald

7 ways to deal with gnats in ministry

All who serve in vocational ministry know about gnats. They come with the call.
June 04, 2017   Thom Rainer

Learning the art of the staff meeting

How would you define the purpose of your staff meetings or one-on-one meetings?
June 01, 2017   Jim Barber

One word that will focus your ministry

As church leaders, we often hear many good ideas to further the mission of the church. The trick is determining which ideas are the best.
May 25, 2017   Mark Lenz

Does an open-door policy work?

Are you an approachable leader?
May 17, 2017   Jim Barber

4 reasons to talk about leadership transitions

Leadership transitions are a big deal for a church.
May 15, 2017   Mike Bonem

3 perils of modern leadership

Leadership is an interdependent mixture of intuition, experience, and inspiration. When it comes to modern leadership, here are some obstacles that get in the way.
May 11, 2017   Bob Whitesel

Does your ministry staff look like a T-ball team?

What is your ministry team running after? What’s your primary objective?
May 10, 2017  

4 ways to excel

When it comes to excelling in ministry and life, keep these in mind.
May 08, 2017   Jeff Klick

What makes a visionary leader?

Explore the characteristics of strategic leadership. Who models this on your church's team?
May 04, 2017   Bob Whitesel

What’s the prescription for your church’s role-to-task ratio?

There may be many factors involved in why your church community has too many tasks and not enough leaders to implement them.
April 27, 2017   Charles Arn

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Do you have the proper vision?
Pastors often lack vision for making disciples and disciple-makers—and then, of course, they fail ...
No need to fear the culture trap
If the point of visionary leadership is to take our team toward the new and ...
Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!
1 Chronicles 16:8 (ESV)
Scott Couchenour

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Brandon Cox

Brandon Cox has been a pastor for twenty years in churches of every size and context. After ...