Leadership re-examined

How can you be a better leader?
April 26, 2016   John B. MacDonald

Help your pastor succeed by doing what you enjoy

What guidance do you have for a younger pastor?
April 21, 2016   Bud Brown

Do you have a ministry team, or just a group doing ministry?

So how do we distinguish between a well-functioning ministry team and a mere group of people who happen to be operating near one another?
April 11, 2016   Allen Hamlin

The 10 Commandments for church parking lots

Neglecting practical ministry is to unwise and perhaps sinful.
April 07, 2016   Thom Rainer

4 important characteristics of leaders

Like it or not, leaders have influence. So what should we expect from them?
March 31, 2016   Tony Llewellyn

3 observations of church revitalization

It is obvious that American Christianity is hemorrhaging. Revitalization is essential.
March 15, 2016   Matthew Fretwell

More reasons to let your pastor lead

Here are two more reasons to let your pastor be the one who makes big, important proposals for big, important changes.
February 23, 2016   Brian Thorstad

7 lessons from Peyton Manning for church leaders

As leaders, here's what we can learn from this famous athlete.
February 05, 2016   Greg Atkinson

Senior pastors are workplace leaders too

There seems to be a self-imposed separation between church leadership and leaders in other areas of society.
February 03, 2016   Rob Streetman

4 traps of ingrown churches

Slowly over time most churches grow primarily inward in their focus, rather than focusing outward to meet the needs of those outside the church.
January 28, 2016   Bob Whitesel

Why every pastor needs a therapist

A pastor must be very wise in choosing a confidant.
January 23, 2016   Mark Lenz

2 critical components of caring for your missionaries

Every idea I jotted down fit into one of two categories (and sometimes both).
January 15, 2016   Allen Hamlin

Church: the best of times and the worst of times

Let’s reflect on some of the things we’ve all been observing over the last few years...the good and the potentially bad.
December 31, 2015  

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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 ...