4 reasons to talk about leadership transitions

Leadership transitions are a big deal for a church.
  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.
  Bob Whitesel

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

What is your ministry team running after? What’s your primary objective?
 

4 ways to excel

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

What makes a visionary leader?

Explore the characteristics of strategic leadership. Who models this on your church's team?
  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.
  Charles Arn

10 ways pastors can be great bosses

Just as there can be bad pastor-bosses, there are example of great pastor-bosses.
  Thom Rainer

Visioning: You may lead, but is anyone following?

Not everyone carries the same vision for the church that you do.
  Ronald Keener

9 traits of excellent church leaders

When teaching church leadership, there are specific qualities in leaders which should exist or be formulated.
  Matthew Fretwell

3 steps to motivate people to action

Excellent communication is a highly desired talent in the American church. Most pastors seek to be great communicators yet unfortunately, many pulpits are void of compelling and effective communication.
  Mark Lenz

How to create intentional opportunities for friendships

Discover how friendship is a key to creating community in your church.
  Charles Arn

Exploring the newness people crave

People usually sense a need for change immediately prior to the point of spiritual transformation. If God intends spiritual reconnection to be a reaction to crises, then how do we help people in the midst of crisis?
  Bob Whitesel

Key tips on leading a strategy team

How do we get from the church assessment to the implementation of a new church culture?
  Jim Barber

Why I don't have a problem with segregated worship services, if reconciliation takes place at 11:30

It has been said that “10:30 on Sunday morning is the most segregated time of the week.” I don’t have a problem with that if 11:30 is the most integrated time.
  Bob Whitesel

Stop looking for suspects; look for prospects

Who are those in your potential congregation? Where do you find them?
  Charles Arn

10 ways to be a better supervisor

Are you struggling with a challenging employee? Are you looking for a new employee?
  Margaret Marcuson

Spiritual transformation is pivotal in ministry balance

Transformation is not an optional prescription for the church, but pivotal upon which God intends the other ministry aspects to be built and balanced.
  Bob Whitesel

Hiring the right people who will stay

How do churches maximize the opportunity with those they hire?
 

Who should be involved in ministry decisions?

Hesitant to involve your staff and volunteers in decisions? You may want to rethink that position.
 

Become a process-oriented problem solver

When it comes to teaching, sharing isolated truth can be confusing—even injurious—to the body of Christ.
  Rob Streetman

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For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.
Philippians 4:13 (NLT)
Brian Thorstad

Brian Thorstad is a Redevelopment Transitional Pastor. He is the author of Heaven Help Our ...

Julie Tilman

Julie Tilman is the Executive Assistant to Dr. Ben Skaug, Co-Pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church ...