4 traps of ingrown churches

Slowly over time most churches grow primarily inward in their focus, rather than focusing outward to meet the needs of those outside the church.
January 28, 2016   Bob Whitesel

7 traits of churches with increasing per-member giving

The important question for congregations to consider is—what is the average giving by each member?
January 28, 2016   Thom Rainer

Learn to juggle chickens if you want to lead a church turnaround

Turnaround pastors manage restlessness, distractions and the unexpected differently than most pastors.
January 26, 2016   Bud Brown

7 reasons why church people criticize pastors

If you serve in a church, criticism comes with the territory.
January 25, 2016   Charles Stone

Why every pastor needs a therapist

A pastor must be very wise in choosing a confidant.
January 23, 2016   Mark Lenz

How Gen X could save the church

We can save the church. But what does that really mean?
January 21, 2016   Dr. Boyd

Prioritizing pastoral roles

Which roles come naturally to you?
January 19, 2016   Jim Farrer

2 critical components of caring for your missionaries

Every idea I jotted down fit into one of two categories (and sometimes both).
January 15, 2016   Allen Hamlin

How to take the “my” and “I” out of ministry

Do you have tunnel vision? Where is your focus when it comes to ministry? LeRoy Lawson, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Emmanuel Christian Seminary (Johnson City, Tenn.), gives insight into Psalm 71 and how this passage speaks to reevaluating your perspective. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in ...
December 21, 2015  

Do you really believe that?

In today’s culture, many times the word “believe” is used to express our interests and opinions. Jodi Hickerson, programming director of Mission Church (Ventura, Calif.), shares absolutes, which weigh more than any of our interests and opinions. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
December 01, 2015  

Creating a sustainable ministry platform

How many followers does it take for your ministry to make an impact? What’s the secret to reaching more people? Jodi Hickerson, Programming Director of Mission Church (Ventura, Calif.), reveals how to make the biggest impact in the lives you encounter every day. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
November 11, 2015  

Even idiots can become bold leaders

What's the secret to being bold Christian leaders that are able to speak into the war of words happening in our world? Peter and John knew the secret and were transformed from common men to world-changing leaders. Mike Baker, senior pastor of Eastview Christian Church (Normal, Ill.), shares the secret to ...
September 20, 2015  

Characteristics of a good shepherd

Jesus described himself as “the good shepherd.” That is an important distinction for church leaders to consider.
April 09, 2013   Bob Russell

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Recognizing changing seasons of leadership
Could the seasons have changed in your leadership career without you noticing?
8 signs you may be an anxious leader
When a leader leads as an anxious leader, he stifles his leadership effectiveness. So, what ...
And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.
Philippians 1:9-10 (ESV)
Bud Brown

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

Greg Atkinson

Greg Atkinson is the Founder of Worship Impressions and Executive Director of ExPastors.com. Greg ...