12 key reasons for staff conflict

Conflict is certainly not unique with church staff. But among the several reasons for staff conflict, there are some that seem to be more pervasive with these relationships than others.
November 21, 2016   Thom Rainer

Why my dad stopped going to church

What leadership styles do you have in your church?
November 10, 2016  

Turning your limitations into opportunities

How many people are frustrated because they feel underused in the Church? How many people are sitting in their seat week after week untapped because we won’t let go?
October 31, 2016   Jeff Klick

Are you an active listener?

After being called out, I had to do some deep soul searching and take an introspective look at how I communicate, dialogue and interact with people in general. I realized I didn’t intentionally practice active listening.
October 30, 2016   Greg Atkinson

Preaching that makes people furious

How do preachers remain faithful in the face of conflict and confrontation? How do you preach Jesus when others don’t want to listen?
October 13, 2016  

Why yes, I have big muscles

Many times we want to show off our ministry muscles, but God has another plan in mind.
September 09, 2016  

Why do we work hard to appear wise?

How do you handle the tension of attempting to be the leader who has it all together?
August 04, 2016  

What do you look for when hiring new staff?

How do you uncover the qualities of a future successful staff member? It’s not always something found on their résumé.
July 29, 2016  

3 principles of productivity

How decisions are made and how things get done are extremely important.
June 07, 2016   Mark Lenz

Revitalizing your church: 5 crucial steps to changing DNA

How do you implement intentional change?
June 01, 2016   Matthew Fretwell

4 things that make a great executive pastor

The most significant relationship in the church is between the Senior Pastor and the Executive Pastor.
May 25, 2016   Mark Lenz

"Facts" about your church and money: take a closer look

Here are six things church leaders often believe are facts.
May 25, 2016   Margaret Marcuson

5 ways leaders see things differently

Leaders see things with a clarity that brings life into focus.
May 23, 2016   Paul Greasley

Planning: a revitalization faith-walk

Church leaders sometimes have an aversion to planning.
May 23, 2016   Jim Barber

What does aggressive ministry look like?

I’m a conflict-avoiding, noncompetitive type who struggles to relate to the warrior imagery that frequently appears in Scripture.
May 19, 2016   Allen Hamlin

Outreach: from “come” to “go”

I recently Googled the word “outreach.” I was surprised at the results.
May 18, 2016   Kris Eldridge

Can ordinary pastors become turnaround pastors?

The short answer is a happy “Yes!”
May 17, 2016   Brian Thorstad

Good leaders practice making good decisions

Decisions. How we make them says a lot about how we're wired.
May 12, 2016   Bud Brown

How to create and cast vision for your church

Why is this a masterful model of preaching vision on a vision Sunday?
May 10, 2016   Will Mancini

The importance of leadership transformation

Building strong relationships is profitable for both the pastor and the workplace leader.
May 10, 2016   Rob Streetman

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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 ...