Living from your core

What are your core values? How do you uniquely inspire others toward greater leadership?
  David Bowman

What about a preacher who is plagiarizing sermons?

At what point does a preacher’s use of other preachers’ sermons become plagiarism?
  Bob Russell

7 principles for launching multiple worship venues, campuses and times

Offering more can better connect various people to your community, but adding a new worship encounter also has its caveats.
  Bob Whitesel

What the Church is not

While God can bring someone from a harsh negative opinion of the Church, I believe Christians can always do a better job of removing those obstacles.
  Daniel Mack

Baby boomers are returning to church

The rebellious generation may become the religious generation.
  Thom Rainer

Spiritual lessons from a dramatic rescue

People all over the world were captivated by the plight of a dozen boys and their soccer coach who were trapped in a cave in Thailand for 18 days.
  Bob Russell

4 necessary mindsets for developing transformational leadership

I am convinced that gifted and well-equipped leadership is absolutely essential for every church.
  Ed Stetzer

The DNA difference—church plant versus multisite

It’s important to know the difference between these two specific strategies.
  Mark Lenz

What is Jesus’ core teaching on leadership?

What Jesus says in Mark 10 contradicts many popular leadership resources.
  John B. MacDonald

Your church needs a strategic vision

If you have a plan without a vision, you are just doing busy work. If you have a vision without a plan, you just have a fantasy.
  Mike Mowery

Understanding change

If change is constant, then why are we struggling to adjust?
  Jim Farrer

Clarify your calling

Basic discipleship is our first calling. Now, our second calling is more specific. Here are four ways to find more clarity in your specific calling.
  David Bowman

4 ways this extraordinary leader built his network

Consider these places Jesus focused on when finding new prospects.
  Ken Gosnell

The leverage of leadership

One leader, investing in enough leaders, will change everything.
  Dave Blundell

Assessing someone’s value

It may be thought that someone’s value is determined by their qualifications and performance. Gene Appel, Senior Pastor of Eastside Christian Church in Anaheim, California, challenges leaders to look beyond the surface and remember this key principle.
 

Help, I’m working for a narcissist!

So how is a follower to cope with such a boss?
  Andy Zawacki

5 observations about the turn inward

It is often the turn inward which sends churches on a one-way journey to obscurity. Here are five observations about this tragic mistake.
  Brian Thorstad

How changing attitudes can increase evangelism

When push comes to shove, the church leadership will tell you, “I want the church to change how they behave in the matter of…”
  Bud Brown

What leaders can learn from the Parable of the Talents

I want to take a look at this piece of scripture in a different light. One that leaders can learn how to lead better.
  Joseph Lalonde

Key principles for understanding multi-cultural churches

To help our churches grow in the most ways possible, it helps to understand how we can journey toward reconciliation.
  Bob Whitesel

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Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
Philippians 4:8 (NIV)
Jim Farrer

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

Charles Stone

Dr. Charles Stone is Lead Pastor at West Park Church (London, Ontario) and founder of ...