The church’s climate change

Feeling the pressure to stay relevant as a church leader?
 

21 unforgettable leadership quotes

A bit of inspiration from top-notch leaders from the realms of business, church, activism, media and government.
  Mark Lenz

Finding results in the midst of frustration

Am I making an impact?
  Jeff Klick

Responding to headlines about white supremacy

Here are five biblical principles to consider as you discuss this controversy.
  Bob Russell

What it looks like to be too generous

In my line of work, I've met people who were TOO generous. Yes, it’s possible.
  Margaret Marcuson

What do people say about your leadership?

Asking for feedback isn't easy, but realizing how others perceive you is a valuable tool.
  Phil Wood

5 brain biases that limit leaders

Leaders would like to think that they lead without bias. However, that’s easier said than done.
  Charles Stone

How do you determine right from wrong?

What was considered abhorrent a generation ago is now widely accepted.
  Bob Russell

3 signs of a not-so-great team

We have a great team, but . . .
  Mike Bonem

How to embrace grief and survive

Grieving is not something most people gravitate toward, but it is a powerful tool God uses.
  Rob Streetman

Why mission trips are worth your time

Wondering if you should take a short-term trip?
  Kris Eldridge

9 ways to lead through decisions

Here are some suggestions which many churches have found to be conducive to good, God-honoring decision-making.
  Brian Thorstad

Do you have an “Eeyore” on your team?

It seems that regardless of what happens this person on your team always find the negative and continue to feed into fear and doubt.
 

8 tactics to combat bad leadership

The world is crying out for good leadership. From politics to commerce, from media to the church, the lack of effective leadership has left a large gap to be filled.
  Andy Zawacki

Your leadership style under pressure

I’ve become convinced that leaders have a fallback behavior on which they rely when they are uncertain, conflicted and/or under pressure.
  Bob Whitesel

That one thing that will make me happy

What is that thing you believe will finally give you satisfaction and contentment?
 

5 terrible reasons to enter vocational ministry

I’ve seen too many people in vocational ministry fail to launch.
  Thom Rainer

Where are the forgotten half of emerging adults?

While many churches do not understand how to change this religious decline, other churches do not even see this generational neglect as a problem.
  Dr. Boyd

6 tips to writing the perfect job description

Once you define the culture, you need to do something that will attract them. The job description will give you a tool to do just that.
  Fred Noble

3 reasons to kick Robert's Rules out of your church

I’m not talking about a person in your church, but the book, Robert’s Rules of Order.
  Brian Thorstad

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Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
Philippians 4:8 (NIV)
Jim Farrer

A broadly-trained church consultant, Jim Farrer is the founder of Vital Signs Church Consulting and ...

Charles Stone

Dr. Charles Stone is Lead Pastor at West Park Church (London, Ontario) and founder of ...