8 qualities of shepherd-leaders

Can we improve on servant-leadership? What about a shepherd-leader?
December 10, 2016   John B. MacDonald

Book review: Wise Guys

Kent Evans’ book, Wise Guys, is a refreshing, unique and multi-layered book.
November 18, 2016   Rob Streetman

4 things to get wrong about mentorship

I find that most of us – especially my fellow guys – are not highly skilled at tapping into wiser minds. I believe this is primarily due to pride and ego. But, in addition, I think we also carry wrong assumptions about mentorship that can keep us from diving in.
November 12, 2016   Kent Evans

Why my dad stopped going to church

What leadership styles do you have in your church?
November 10, 2016  

Finding identity beyond our work

I learned the hard way that I cannot place my entire identity in my job title or employer’s good name.
November 01, 2016   Kent Evans

Turning your limitations into opportunities

How many people are frustrated because they feel underused in the Church? How many people are sitting in their seat week after week untapped because we won’t let go?
October 31, 2016   Jeff Klick

Will I be honest regardless of the consequences?

Ponder how you would handle these tough life scenarios.
September 26, 2016  

3 more ways to respond when you care less

As the work of the church plays out on a daily basis, behind the scenes are hurt leaders who are forced to move on because they don’t have the time, energy, resources, or leadership to simply stop and process it all.
July 04, 2016   Christopher Harris

3 ways to respond when you care less

As the day-to-day work of the church plays out, behind the scenes there are hurt leaders who are forced to move on because they don’t have the time, energy, resources, or leadership to simply stop and process it all.
June 27, 2016   Christopher Harris

7 relational skills possessed by effective church leaders

Do you have relational skills? Need to improve them?
June 16, 2016   Thom Rainer

3 principles of productivity

How decisions are made and how things get done are extremely important.
June 07, 2016   Mark Lenz

Revitalizing your church: 5 crucial steps to changing DNA

How do you implement intentional change?
June 01, 2016   Matthew Fretwell

5 signs you're a leader who talks too much

Nobody likes to talk to others who monopolize conversations and drone on about themselves.
May 31, 2016   Charles Stone

What makes you think God will bless what you are doing?

Sometimes our focus is mistakenly doing it on our own and then praying for success.
May 30, 2016   Phillip Foster

4 things that make a great executive pastor

The most significant relationship in the church is between the Senior Pastor and the Executive Pastor.
May 25, 2016   Mark Lenz

"Facts" about your church and money: take a closer look

Here are six things church leaders often believe are facts.
May 25, 2016   Margaret Marcuson

5 ways leaders see things differently

Leaders see things with a clarity that brings life into focus.
May 23, 2016   Paul Greasley

What does aggressive ministry look like?

I’m a conflict-avoiding, noncompetitive type who struggles to relate to the warrior imagery that frequently appears in Scripture.
May 19, 2016   Allen Hamlin

Outreach: from “come” to “go”

I recently Googled the word “outreach.” I was surprised at the results.
May 18, 2016   Kris Eldridge

Good leaders practice making good decisions

Decisions. How we make them says a lot about how we're wired.
May 12, 2016   Bud Brown

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7 common reasons pastors get cold feet
Many people have this naïve view that a pastor just has to preach and love ...
4 ways to share Jesus with your neighbors at Christmas
As you pray and think about how to show God’s love in practical ways ...
God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
James 1:12 (NLT)
Matthew Fretwell

Matt Fretwell is married, has three daughters, is an author, revitalization pastor, national director of ...

Jim Farrer

A broadly-trained church consultant, Jim Farrer is the founder of Vital Signs Church Consulting and ...