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

We’re praying for revival, but we need this instead …

How do we live within culture, and yet counter-cultural?
May 04, 2016   Matthew Fretwell

The Great Commission: moving from “casual” to “devoted” prayer

Most churches pray. But, not all are praying churches.
May 03, 2016   Kris Eldridge

Building on a strong foundation

It can be said that foundations are doubly important for workplace leaders.
April 26, 2016   Rob Streetman

Tips for guest worship leaders

Do such a good job that you will be asked back and give God the glory.
April 13, 2016   Greg Atkinson

3 great helps for proclaiming the gospel in a hostile culture

Needless to say, believers are commanded to proclaim the gospel.
April 12, 2016   Matthew Fretwell

Pursuing a healthy paradigm

Workplace leaders operate out of their paradigms.
April 05, 2016   Rob Streetman

The Great Commandment as a motive for evangelism

I personally believe that the greatest implication of the gospel on one’s life should be a focus on the Great Commandment.
March 15, 2016   Kris Eldridge

5 things to ruthlessly eliminate from your services

A key strategy in creating an amazing worship service is not what’s added, but what’s eliminated.
March 05, 2016   Mark Lenz

3 essential ingredients for life

Our lives should be a healthy mixture of doctrine, experience, and practice.
February 12, 2016   Jeff Klick

4 potent prayers to invigorate evangelism

These four, simple prayers will help solve a pastor’s most enduring and most important problem.
February 03, 2016   Bud Brown

You are invited!

What would it be like if we loved the Lord with a whole heart, an honest heart, one that was open to God and not willing to hold anything back?
January 30, 2016   Phillip Foster

4 strategies to free your congregants from the worry trap

In church surveys, worry ranks first among women and second among men as their most common struggle.
January 29, 2016   Dr. Pamela Ovwigho

Prioritizing pastoral roles

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

What’s your most valuable asset?

Is it leadership? Personality? Ministry strategy? Teaching, writing, preaching? Actually, your best asset may not be what you think. Jodi Hickerson puts a new spin on what should qualify as your most valuable offering. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
January 06, 2016  

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  

Does God care about the details?

Prayers are answered all the time. Yet, sometimes we miss how God specifically intervenes.
November 05, 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  

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8 signs you may be an anxious leader
When a leader leads as an anxious leader, he stifles his leadership effectiveness. So, what ...
The dark side of success
Here are three alarms to be aware of when it comes to success that could ...
Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 1:13 (ESV)
Tami Heim

Tami Heim is the president and CEO of the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA). Her senior ...

Mike Bonem

Mike Bonem is an author, consultant, speaker, church leader, businessperson, husband and father. He loves ...