4 most common reasons that get pastors fired

Pastors and other church leaders: Please heed the words in this article and don’t do stupid.
November 27, 2017   Thom Rainer

5 habits worth cultivating

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

Does church leadership look different after 500 years?

We just celebrated the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. But what has been achieved?
November 25, 2017   D Eric Schansberg

3 tips for transformational training

Training can often reinforce, but it is a hard tool for transforming people.
November 20, 2017   Phil Wood

Prayer and the dynamic leader

To be a dynamic leader, nurture and develop dynamic prayer.
November 17, 2017   Matthew Fretwell

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

5 ways to handle the chronic church critic

Every church has 'em. The Chronic Critic...the person(s) who simply can't be pleased.
November 11, 2017   Charles Stone

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

3 things you’re probably doing wrong with your evening

I often hear about what successful leaders do with their mornings. What I don’t often hear is what those same leaders do with their evenings.
November 06, 2017   Ryan Sanders

How do you approach those different from you?

How could these God-discoveries shape the way you approach leading and rubbing shoulders with those around you?
November 04, 2017  

Discover 2 treasures in this ancient text

As followers of Jesus Christ, we are all called to be faithful stewards of the mysteries of God.
November 01, 2017   Rob Streetman

How to become a grace-powered leader

For Christian leaders, there is a power available that can set us free from the inability to accurately and, in a healthy way, assess ourselves.
October 31, 2017   Steve Lawson

3 steps to shift from success to significance

There are lessons I wish I had learned earlier, especially as a young leader.
October 30, 2017   Gerry Lewis

500-year-old principles that never get old

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation of the church. Reviewing its foundations can bolster your church for its next era.
October 30, 2017   Jim Farrer

How to know you're ready for more

Positioning ourselves properly before God is the necessary first phase in navigating God’s call to more.
October 25, 2017   Rob Streetman

How to lead with confident humility

God will bring people and experiences into your life that will keep you humble.
October 23, 2017   Bob Russell

3 challenges to the traditional search committee

Re-thinking pastoral succession is not going to be easy.
October 19, 2017   Brian Thorstad

Are your goals harmful to your health?

Focusing on these health areas in the right order makes a difference.
October 15, 2017   Matthew Fretwell

Why I'm thankful for my anxiety disorder

Could something distressing actually make life better?
October 11, 2017  

How to create an inviting small group

Consider these 10 tips on how to improve your groups.
October 06, 2017   Brian Thorstad

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Are we creating consumers rather than disciples?
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Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
Romans 12:10 (NIV)
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Tami Heim is the president and CEO of the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA). Her senior ...