The role of leadership in your church’s vision

So your church has a vision statement? Good for you. Now what are you doing about making it come alive?
  Ronald Keener

What characterizes your church’s culture?

Wondering how the church down the street became one full of life and vibrancy?
 

Courage: essential for turnaround leaders

Are you courageous? How do the daily choices you make reflect this quality?
  Bud Brown

Learning from your leadership style

Are you a shepherd, a visionary or a combination of both?
 

What keeps you from quitting?

There has to be something deeper that drives you to keep going.
 

Book review: The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership

This book directly ties leadership skills to the greatest commandment as explained by Jesus.
  Jeff Klick

Why my dad stopped going to church

What leadership styles do you have in your church?
 

Accessibility for the poor: Veggies, protein, and the bread of life

If your church wants to welcome poor or working class families, you may want to consider providing meals with your classes and activities.
  Elizabeth Drury

The cure for groups is S.M.A.L.L.

When it comes to groups, the cure is spelled: S.M.A.L.L., and the first step is surveying the types of groups you already have.
  Bob Whitesel

Why small groups work

The pages of history show ways small groups have been used. Learn how and why small groups promote both discipleship and church growth.
  Bob Whitesel

What do you look for when hiring new staff?

How do you uncover the qualities of a future successful staff member? It’s not always something found on their résumé.
 

3 more ways to respond when you care less

As the work of the church plays out on a daily basis, behind the scenes are hurt leaders who are forced to move on because they don’t have the time, energy, resources, or leadership to simply stop and process it all.
  Christopher Harris

3 ways to respond when you care less

As the day-to-day work of the church plays out, behind the scenes there are hurt leaders who are forced to move on because they don’t have the time, energy, resources, or leadership to simply stop and process it all.
  Christopher Harris

7 relational skills possessed by effective church leaders

Do you have relational skills? Need to improve them?
  Thom Rainer

Revitalizing your church: 5 crucial steps to changing DNA

How do you implement intentional change?
  Matthew Fretwell

"Facts" about your church and money: take a closer look

Here are six things church leaders often believe are facts.
  Margaret Marcuson

Planning: a revitalization faith-walk

Church leaders sometimes have an aversion to planning.
  Jim Barber

What does aggressive ministry look like?

I’m a conflict-avoiding, noncompetitive type who struggles to relate to the warrior imagery that frequently appears in Scripture.
  Allen Hamlin

Outreach: from “come” to “go”

I recently Googled the word “outreach.” I was surprised at the results.
  Kris Eldridge

Can ordinary pastors become turnaround pastors?

The short answer is a happy “Yes!”
  Brian Thorstad

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And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
1 John 4:16 (NIV)
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