7 traits of churches with increasing per-member giving

The important question for congregations to consider is—what is the average giving by each member?
January 28, 2016   Thom Rainer

Learn to juggle chickens if you want to lead a church turnaround

Turnaround pastors manage restlessness, distractions and the unexpected differently than most pastors.
January 26, 2016   Bud Brown

How Gen X could save the church

We can save the church. But what does that really mean?
January 21, 2016   Dr. Boyd

This will change the world

Living in a world filled with pain and problems, we’re constantly looking for that answer to fix this brokenness.
January 18, 2016  

What’s your most valuable asset?

Is it leadership? Personality? Ministry strategy? Teaching, writing, preaching? Actually, your best asset may not be what you think. Jodi Hickerson puts a new spin on what should qualify as your most valuable offering. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
January 06, 2016  

Are you preaching exclusively for baby boomers?

Here are six questions to ask yourself each Sunday that will positively engage all generations.
January 02, 2016   Dr. Boyd

Want your church to grow? Then slow down!

If you're leading a church that is plateaued or in serious decline, one of the most important things you can do is counter-intuitive.
December 22, 2015   Bud Brown

Do you really believe that?

In today’s culture, many times the word “believe” is used to express our interests and opinions. Jodi Hickerson, programming director of Mission Church (Ventura, Calif.), shares absolutes, which weigh more than any of our interests and opinions. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
December 01, 2015  

Creating a sustainable ministry platform

How many followers does it take for your ministry to make an impact? What’s the secret to reaching more people? Jodi Hickerson, Programming Director of Mission Church (Ventura, Calif.), reveals how to make the biggest impact in the lives you encounter every day. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
November 11, 2015  

Do you have what it takes for the job?

What is your response when someone looks at your résumé and asks how you match up with the task at hand?
October 12, 2015  

Characteristics of a good shepherd

Jesus described himself as “the good shepherd.” That is an important distinction for church leaders to consider.
April 09, 2013   Bob Russell

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Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 1:13 (ESV)
Tami Heim

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