9 ways to lead through decisions

Here are some suggestions which many churches have found to be conducive to good, God-honoring decision-making.


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.


8 tactics to combat bad leadership

The world is crying out for good leadership. From politics to commerce, from media to the church, the lack of effective leadership has left a large gap to be filled.

How your church can engage its Millennials

It seems Millennials are being blasted by the media for being selfish and lazy. How will we respond?

Your leadership style under pressure

I’ve become convinced that leaders have a fallback behavior on which they rely when they are uncertain, conflicted and/or under pressure.

2 ways to encourage generosity

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

That one thing that will make me happy

What is that thing you believe will finally give you satisfaction and contentment?


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.

5 terrible reasons to enter vocational ministry

I’ve seen too many people in vocational ministry fail to launch.

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.

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.

3 reasons to kick Robert's Rules out of your church

I’m not talking about a person in your church, but the book, Robert’s Rules of Order.

Iranian Christian woman released from prison

Maryam’s release follows a series of harsh prison sentences imposed on Iranian Christians.

Defining the new role of the Baby-Boomer leader

If Baby-Boomer leaders hold the baton of leadership too tightly or too long, the whole team will fall behind.

6 insights about “Nones” and “Dones”

Is this a new trend? How have things changed?

4 steps to avoid becoming a slave to your technology

I can spend an entire day being completely unproductive while working with productivity tools. Do you see the problem? Can you relate?

Should I perform my niece’s wedding—she and her fiancé are living together?

As the culture continues to turn away from biblical morality, having certain policies about marriage ceremonies are often considered extreme, legalistic, judgmental, and worse.

6 steps to better thinking

Thinking is one of those things we take for granted. Everyone does it, right? That’s true, but not everyone does it well.

Navigating God’s call to more – preparing to let go

It is important to consider how we think about this call.

Why you lost your pastor . . . again

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

What is an emerging adult?

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

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