5 reasons pastors need to be assertive

Pastors of plateaued and declining church should take note of these “whys” behind assertiveness.
  Bud Brown

What is “Wild Church” and where is it going?

A look inside more organic churches.
  Bob Whitesel

5 observations about the turn inward

It is often the turn inward which sends churches on a one-way journey to obscurity. Here are five observations about this tragic mistake.
  Brian Thorstad

What I must change

This list is neither complete nor exhaustive. God is still working on me.
  Thom Rainer

How changing attitudes can increase evangelism

When push comes to shove, the church leadership will tell you, “I want the church to change how they behave in the matter of…”
  Bud Brown

Discover hidden opportunities

Life happens and what you see depends on your perspective.
  Wayne Cordeiro

Why pain precedes change

Here are reasons great pain often precedes restoration.
  Bud Brown

The most important leadership skill you will develop

Where is your focus?
  Richard Blackaby

7 elementary questions that help you make graduate-level change

Sometimes, the solution to facilitating change is found in these simple questions.
  Gerry Lewis

5 church developments on the horizon

Yes, the times they are a-changing. And these five developments are among the most dramatic.
  Thom Rainer

3 must-haves when dreaming big

Don’t forget these when you find yourself doing something great.
  Robert Netzly

Are you stretched beyond your preferences?

Where does the Bible say to select a church based on your preferences, asks Derwin Gray, former NFL player and founding pastor of Transformation Church.
 

5 types of people God will use to break the rules

God is a God of order. He’s also a God who likes to break the rules, especially with leaders.
  Joseph Lalonde

2 reasons pastors resist change

Here is why innovation is difficult for most pastors.
  Bud Brown

This is why you shouldn’t micromanage

If God made your people creative, why are you still deciding everything?
  Greg Leith

Take a stand at church (and keep your job!)

Leadership means you have to say things that not everyone is ready to hear.
  Margaret Marcuson

5 facts about leadership capital

At times, as a transitional pastor, I am granted a surprising amount of leadership capital with which to lead churches through healing, change and reconciliation.
  Brian Thorstad

Living with a bias toward action

Passivity is epidemic among us.
  Brandon Cox

The question that sparks effective change

How many times have you heard, “We’ve always done it this way”?
  Ben Marshall

4 steps for helping people weather life’s storms

Here are steps to building a strong foundation for leadership and life.
  Rob Streetman

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Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.
Proverbs 15:22 (ESV)
Paul Greasley

Paul E. Greasley holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership and is an experienced servant ...

Wayne Cordeiro

Wayne Cordeiro is the founding pastor of New Hope Oahu, one of the fastest-growing churches ...