The homogenous church is declining and dying

When you are in your worship services next Sunday, look at the people around you. Do they all look like you?
  Thom Rainer

9 habits to develop an outreach culture

I am convinced that the Church is all about quick fixes in outreach ministry.
  Kris Eldridge

How to initialize God's design for your church leadership

Just about everyone knows that vision is important. Should a church leadership team expect God to convey the same vision to each of them, simultaneously?
  Brian Thorstad

No need to fear the culture trap

If the point of visionary leadership is to take our team toward the new and the better, will we ever get there by trying to smooth over the differences, or even by denying them?
  Hettie Brittz

Unique characteristics of churches that will break out in 2018

Even though this new year is quickly slipping into history, it is not too late to see a new opportunity to embrace new attitudes and renewed efforts in church leadership.
  Thom Rainer

A resolution that will change lives

Consider this life-changing, biblical leadership quality in your resolution for 2018.
  Bob Russell

Book review: I Once Was Lost

Delightful. That’s my one-word review of the book by Presbyterian pastor Don Everts and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship coordinator, Doug Schaupp (IVP Books).
  Brian Thorstad

A new year, a new leader?

True leaders leave the premises knowing they made lives better.
  Richard Blackaby

Your calendar is ruining your life

Am I missing what God wants for me in this season because I’ve scheduled Him out?
  Jason Tucker

7 ways being nice hurts your church

See if you can identify with one or more of these issues where allowing the status quo to continue is harmful.
  Thom Rainer

Tasks versus people: which should I choose?

I am deeply committed to people, but I can also be deeply obsessed with accomplishing my agenda.
  Roy Yanke

The crisis of influence

What influence has God given you? Are you ready to step out in leadership when a crisis comes?
  Robert Netzly

Are we multiplying what works or what is biblical?

Derwin Gray challenges us to think outside the circles of people with which we've surrounded ourselves.

7 common reasons pastors get cold feet

Many people have this naïve view that a pastor just has to preach and love people.
  Thom Rainer

Recognizing changing seasons of leadership

Could the seasons have changed in your leadership career without you noticing?
  Richard Blackaby

A fraternity brother's angle on grace

Has grace truly changed you? How does it impact your leadership?

5 habits worth cultivating

Here are five habits that can make ministry more joyful and less stressful.
  Margaret Marcuson

The challenges of good writing

Looking to publish your leadership expertise? Here are three tips to help in the process.
  Ken Walker

How to change for the better

When implementing change, it can easily turn into a reenactment of the wilderness journey to the promised land. However, change doesn't always have to look this way.
  Scott Couchenour

Changing an overcommitted church to a balanced one

What would it look like to take your church into a new season?
  Thom Rainer

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You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.
Isaiah 26:3 (NIV)
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Bud Brown

An experienced ministry leader, writer and educator, Bud Brown is co-founder of Turnaround Pastors and ...