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.
  Thom Rainer

Avoiding the church comparison trap

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

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.
  Ed Stetzer

Is fatigue an obstacle to opportunity?

Are you tired in your leadership role? Tim Liston, Senior Pastor of New Hope Church (Houston) challenges the way you look at those God brings across your path.
 

4 insights to help you practice servant leadership

When we asked Christian leaders the top leadership skill they’d like to personally develop over the next 12 months, No. 3 on the list was servant leadership.
  Ryan Sanders

4 tactics to guard your heart

As leaders, you need to know that there is a battle going on for your credibility and character.
  Joel Westa

1 question you can ask to discern a potential employee’s values

During interviews, how do you get underneath the surface and discern what potential employees value?
  Mark Deterding

When should a preaching pastor be asked to resign?

Is ‘preferences’ a biblical reason for not supporting a pastor?
  Bob Russell

6 surprises about biblical spirituality

Spirituality is in vogue today. According to one survey, 82 percent of Americans report that they want to become more spiritual. However, the term “spirituality” lacks a precise definition.
  Jim Farrer

Thinking "outside-the-box" in relationships

Whether in the office or at home, your relationships are ultimately impacted by how you understand God.
  Rob Streetman

Biblical values that create raving fans

Every (smart) business wants to deliver “wow” experiences that not only satisfy customers and employees, but also turn them into raving fans.
  Robert Netzly

3 lessons for leadership focus

The next time you take a photo with an actual camera (and not your phone), ponder that automatic and manual button and take inventory of your leadership focus.
  Ben Marshall

I had to resign because I failed to love

Ever heard of someone fired because they failed to love? Gene Appel, Senior Pastor of Eastside Christian Church, challenges biblical leaders toward self-examination.
 

The secret to building a successful business

Are you using this success secret in your leadership?
  Greg Leith

The key to creating a loyal leader

Some of the most powerful acts of leadership happen in the smallest acts of kindness.
  Bethany Macklin

How my weakness became my greatest superpower

Ironically, often what we deem as a weakness is the thing God will choose to use in our lives for His glory.
  Julie Tilman

What motivates your servant leadership?

What is your mindset when it comes to servant leadership? Does it look more like the world's definition or a biblical definition?
  Rob Streetman

5 words that say everything

These five words of gratefulness could change the way you approach life and leadership.
  Bob Russell

What does servant leadership look like?

Do you spell it s-e-r-v-i-c-e or serve-us?
  Jim Farrer

I'm tired of wearing a mask!

“I’ve tried, God; I’m tired, I’m lonely, I’m broken. OK, God, You’re gonna have to do it,” shares Mike Breaux, Teaching Pastor at Eastside Christian Church (Anaheim, California). Discover what it would look like to step into a community of grace.
 

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For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.
Philippians 4:13 (NLT)
Brian Thorstad

Brian Thorstad is a Redevelopment Transitional Pastor. He is the author of Heaven Help Our ...

Julie Tilman

Julie Tilman is the Executive Assistant to Dr. Ben Skaug, Co-Pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church ...