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.
  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.
  Margaret Marcuson

Bridging the gap between Millennials and the church

How do we respond when church isn't a priority for the Millennial generation?
  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.
  Brian Thorstad

How to lead with confident humility

God will bring people and experiences into your life that will keep you humble.
  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.
  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?
 

5 signs you're not taking conflict seriously

In the most difficult church conflicts, the pastor and other key leaders must take a stand.
  Margaret Marcuson

3 challenges to the traditional search committee

Re-thinking pastoral succession is not going to be easy.
  Brian Thorstad

Are your goals harmful to your health?

Focusing on these health areas in the right order makes a difference.
  Matthew Fretwell

Is your church guilty of infobesity?

How do you handle communication overload?
  Charles Stone

10 tough pieces of advice you'll want to consider

The last thing pastors need is someone to offer them advice.
  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.
  Charles Stone

Creating vision for a new hire

I hope our next hire for pastor includes these character qualities.
  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.
  Margaret Marcuson

Check your motivation

Motivation is a big deal in the kingdom of God.
  Rob Streetman

“Pastor” is a leadership title

It isn’t the pastor's whole of responsibility, but it is a mission critical component for any church that wants to revitalize and return to the place of effective evangelistic ministry in its community.
  Bud Brown

How do you lead in crises?

Here are four leadership lessons I learned from hurricane Harvey.
  Mike Bonem

5 reasons for making disciples

Have you considered why you should make disciples?
  John B. MacDonald

Welcome to Biblical Leadership!

This new "megablog" site is for Christian leaders who want to learn and apply biblical principles.
  Tom Harper

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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 ...