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?
February 16, 2018   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.
February 15, 2018   Thom Rainer

A resolution that will change lives

Consider this life-changing, biblical leadership quality in your resolution for 2018.
January 16, 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).
January 03, 2018   Brian Thorstad

A new year, a new leader?

True leaders leave the premises knowing they made lives better.
January 01, 2018   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?
December 28, 2017   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.
December 26, 2017   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.
December 22, 2017   Roy Yanke

The crisis of influence

What influence has God given you? Are you ready to step out in leadership when a crisis comes?
December 20, 2017   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.
December 17, 2017  

7 common reasons pastors get cold feet

Many people have this naïve view that a pastor just has to preach and love people.
December 14, 2017   Thom Rainer

Recognizing changing seasons of leadership

Could the seasons have changed in your leadership career without you noticing?
December 11, 2017   Richard Blackaby

A fraternity brother's angle on grace

Has grace truly changed you? How does it impact your leadership?
December 03, 2017  

5 habits worth cultivating

Here are five habits that can make ministry more joyful and less stressful.
November 26, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

The challenges of good writing

Looking to publish your leadership expertise? Here are three tips to help in the process.
November 22, 2017   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.
November 13, 2017   Scott Couchenour

Changing an overcommitted church to a balanced one

What would it look like to take your church into a new season?
November 10, 2017   Thom Rainer

3 reasons God calls us to more

Our ability to navigate God’s call to more rises and falls on our understanding, belief and obedience to His greater purposes.
November 08, 2017   Rob Streetman

The overcommitted church

Many churches have become too busy for their own good.
October 29, 2017   Thom Rainer

Why it takes 5 to 7 years to become the pastor

You are ready to lead and move the church forward, but not without dealing with these obstacles.
October 22, 2017   Thom Rainer

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No need to fear the culture trap
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Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!
1 Chronicles 16:8 (ESV)
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Brandon Cox has been a pastor for twenty years in churches of every size and context. After ...