Christianity is primarily about following the rules, right?

Today, it can be difficult to have a civilized conversation in such a hostile culture. How do you approach those who think differently than you?
October 20, 2017  

Why I'm thankful for my anxiety disorder

Could something distressing actually make life better?
October 11, 2017  

How do you converse on social media?

Conversing via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter isn’t easy when there is an onslaught of opinions and perspectives.
September 30, 2017  

What types of stories does God write?

Do the stories God writes always have a purpose?
September 17, 2017  

The church’s climate change

Feeling the pressure to stay relevant as a church leader?
September 10, 2017  

Do you have an “Eeyore” on your team?

It seems that regardless of what happens this person on your team always find the negative and continue to feed into fear and doubt.
August 17, 2017  

That one thing that will make me happy

What is that thing you believe will finally give you satisfaction and contentment?
August 13, 2017  

What do we do with painful stories?

“Sometimes the story God writes is not fun," says Jeff Vines. How do we continue to let God write our story when life hurts?
July 17, 2017  

What's your definition of culture?

Here is a way to answer that question, and the reason why that answer is key to your organization.
June 26, 2017  

Do you have a “no-man” on your team?

Can you pinpoint the tactical leader on your team? Dr. Bob Whitesel discusses how this type of leader results in a more balanced team.
June 18, 2017   Bob Whitesel

Why are we paying big bucks to watch the same plot?

There is something about movies and the stories they tell that say a lot about what we desire. But how do these fantasy stories and the reality of life intersect?
June 11, 2017  

Are you a general or a colonel?

What characterizes your leadership style? Dr. Bob Whitesel, professor of Christian Ministry and Missional Leadership at Wesley Seminary, discusses two leadership styles that are also found in the military. How will different leadership styles implement the goals and vision of your church and ministry? (Excerpted from the Society For Church ...
June 08, 2017   Bob Whitesel

Learning the art of the staff meeting

How would you define the purpose of your staff meetings or one-on-one meetings?
June 01, 2017   Jim Barber

Does an open-door policy work?

Are you an approachable leader?
May 17, 2017   Jim Barber

Does your ministry staff look like a T-ball team?

What is your ministry team running after? What’s your primary objective?
May 10, 2017  

What makes a visionary leader?

Explore the characteristics of strategic leadership. Who models this on your church's team?
May 04, 2017   Bob Whitesel

What’s the prescription for your church’s role-to-task ratio?

There may be many factors involved in why your church community has too many tasks and not enough leaders to implement them.
April 27, 2017   Charles Arn

How to create intentional opportunities for friendships

Discover how friendship is a key to creating community in your church.
April 20, 2017   Charles Arn

Key tips on leading a strategy team

How do we get from the church assessment to the implementation of a new church culture?
April 13, 2017   Jim Barber

Stop looking for suspects; look for prospects

Who are those in your potential congregation? Where do you find them?
April 09, 2017   Charles Arn

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How to lead with confident humility
God will bring people and experiences into your life that will keep you humble.
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Jesus replied, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry again. Whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.
John 6:35 (NLT)
Charles Stone

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

Jim Farrer

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