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

Hiring the right people who will stay

How do churches maximize the opportunity with those they hire?
April 02, 2017  

Who should be involved in ministry decisions?

Hesitant to involve your staff and volunteers in decisions? You may want to rethink that position.
March 27, 2017  

Bad day?

Life begins to pile up. You're frustrated, anxious and worn. What is God up to when bad days happen?
March 15, 2017  

Gauging your church’s culture

Here's the first step to take your church into the future.
March 06, 2017  

Most popular reason why someone comes to church

Find out what 75 percent of people say is their motive for coming to Christ and to church.
February 27, 2017  

Why every person in your church needs 7 friends

What do friendships have to do with church growth?
February 20, 2017  

What my wife taught me about leadership

Hear Bob Whitesel share what his marriage unveiled about how different leaders approach decisions and even God.
February 06, 2017  

What characterizes your church’s culture?

Wondering how the church down the street became one full of life and vibrancy?
February 02, 2017  

What the numbers say about your church’s growth

Discover the ingredients required for your church numbers to rise.
January 24, 2017  

Learning from your leadership style

Are you a shepherd, a visionary or a combination of both?
January 15, 2017  

What keeps you from quitting?

There has to be something deeper that drives you to keep going.
January 05, 2017  

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Do you have the proper vision?
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No need to fear the culture trap
If the point of visionary leadership is to take our team toward the new and ...
Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!
1 Chronicles 16:8 (ESV)
Scott Couchenour

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Brandon Cox

Brandon Cox has been a pastor for twenty years in churches of every size and context. After ...