2 ways to encourage generosity

Here are the best two ways I know to help people in your congregation become more generous.
  Margaret Marcuson

Book review: Sticky Leaders

If you’re a church leader wanting to maximize the kingdom-impact of your church in today’s rapidly changing culture, Sticky Leaders is a must-read.
  Mark Lenz

Where are the forgotten half of emerging adults?

While many churches do not understand how to change this religious decline, other churches do not even see this generational neglect as a problem.
  Dr. Boyd

6 tips to writing the perfect job description

Once you define the culture, you need to do something that will attract them. The job description will give you a tool to do just that.
  Fred Noble

6 insights about “Nones” and “Dones”

Is this a new trend? How have things changed?
  Jim Farrer

Why you lost your pastor . . . again

Here are four possible reasons your leadership didn't stick around.
  Phillip Foster

What is an emerging adult?

A new human life phase is beneficial to both Millennials and the rest of us.
  Dr. Boyd

Book review: Sticky Leaders

Reviewing Sticky Leaders, by Pastor Larry Osborne was a joy because the insights in this book are inspiring, important, and easy to understand. As a church consultant, I’ve read many wonderful books on church leadership, and Sticky Leaders does not disappoint. I highly recommend you read it. Here are four ...

Is your leadership relevant or irrelevant?

Discover these ways to be relevant and irrelevant in your leadership. Where do you land?
  Paul Greasley

8 signs your church may be closing soon

We call it the death spiral. By the time I am contacted about a serious problem in a church, it is often too late.
  Thom Rainer

If Jesus were your pastor

If Jesus were a new pastor candidate, many congregations might hesitate hiring Him.
  Jim Farrer

A leader's call to prayer

It’s time for all pastors and church leaders to cry out to God with a sense of desperation.
  Bob Russell

8 major changes in churches the past 10 years

Change or die. Such has been the reality of too many congregations.
  Thom Rainer

8 tips for developing your workplace culture

These important qualities define organizations with a strong culture.
  Fred Noble

7 personality types of sick churches

Sick churches become dying churches. Dying churches become closed churches.
  Thom Rainer

Is your faith strong enough to survive persecution?

This gut-wrenching account of the persecution of fellow believers should challenge us to do several things.
  Bob Russell

How to find renewal during the busy months

Sometimes your schedule doesn't slow down—especially as a pastor. Here are tips to refresh yourself in the middle of a hectic calendar.
  Jim Farrer

7 characteristics of a lazy person

The following characteristics help distinguish between appropriate ambition and downright laziness.
  Bob Russell

Only serious writers will withstand technological challenges

How is technology changing the way you write and communicate?
  Ken Walker

Nurturing millennial leadership attitudes

How does leadership look different today? Here are three attitudes and how they could benefit your ministry.
  Bob Whitesel

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Exactly how to wait on the Lord
Do you wonder what God is doing, or why He’s not answering your prayers?
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We asked Christian leaders to describe the top leadership skill they’d like to personally ...
You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.
Isaiah 26:3 (NIV)
Mike Bonem

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

Bud Brown

An experienced ministry leader, writer and educator, Bud Brown is co-founder of Turnaround Pastors and ...