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5 church developments on the horizon

Yes, the times they are a-changing. And these five developments are among the most dramatic.

3 must-haves when dreaming big

Don’t forget these when you find yourself doing something great.

5 types of people God will use to break the rules

God is a God of order. He’s also a God who likes to break the rules, especially with leaders.

5 facts about leadership capital

At times, as a transitional pastor, I am granted a surprising amount of leadership capital with which to lead churches through healing, change and reconciliation.

What is essential for true leadership?

There are many ideas about how to lead. However, this is the primary one.

6 common problems with church bylaws

Some churches use bylaws well beyond their original intent.

Warning signs no leader should ignore

Here are four warning signs every leader should address when they see them.

How do you respond when you're hated?

What happens when those in your circle of influence hate what you represent? Craig Groeschel, Founding and Senior Pastor of Life.Church shares how he responded to someone who hated pastors.




Have we lost the vision for reaching our community?

We aren’t reaching people because, well, we aren’t trying to reach people.

Church leadership insights from 9 experts

When it comes to important leadership factors and strategies, see what these experts have to say.

5 principles for making your church a haven

Here are five principles to focus your church on reflecting God’s love and reaching those who are hurting and longing for security.

Book review: The Unstuck Church

Tony Morgan’s book, The Unstuck Church: Equipping Churches to Experience Sustained Health is a tremendous tool for ministry leaders.

5 questions to ask when church members leave

I still have painful memories about the first time I experienced losing church members as a pastor.

Avoiding the church comparison trap

Comparing your church to another church can be one of the worst things you do as a church leader.

Leadership priorities: 5 thoughts on how we can lead better

I am reminded that effective leadership is not in all the responsibilities or tasks we have, but rather in how well we develop the processes needed to accomplish them with excellence.

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