Who should be involved in ministry decisions?

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


Face and embrace the crisis

A declining church with any potential for transformation must have leaders who are mature enough to see the crisis staring them in the face.
March 22, 2017   Richard Frazer

Reasons your Easter guests might not come back

Whether it’s a church plant, established church, a small church or mega-church, some details are universal and quickly determine the first impression your church makes.
March 20, 2017   Greg Atkinson

Book review: Canoeing the Mountains

Prepare to lead in unchartered territory.
March 20, 2017   Mike Bonem

Reading out loud will energize your writing

I never knew how much reading copy out loud would help until I started doing it.
March 18, 2017   Ken Walker

St. Patrick’s turnaround methods for today

The model of evangelism and mission developed by St. Patrick became the “greatest sustained Christian mission in Christianity’s history.”
March 16, 2017   Jim Farrer

What is the church for anyway?

Let's look at the church's mission.
March 14, 2017   Brian Thorstad

5 principles to help pastors and staff know when to compromise

Some of the most painful wounds in ministry are self-inflicted. However, sometimes compromise is in order.
March 13, 2017   Thom Rainer

Keep calm and pray on

In light of the outrage that’s sweeping our nation, we (especially pastors and church leaders) would do well to remember several biblical principles.
March 08, 2017   Bob Russell

Gauging your church’s culture

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

Book review: The Externally Focused Quest

The challenge of turning an inwardly focused church into a vibrant, externally focused mission to its community is formidable.
March 05, 2017   Brian Thorstad

Hope for broken churches – an upcycling model

How do you turn defeat into victory?
March 02, 2017   Richard Frazer

What does faith look like?

I have always claimed to have faith. But it wasn’t until recently that I decided I was not the one who determined my faith.
March 01, 2017   Fred Noble

Are your plans full of "poof"?

Here is the tension in ministry leadership.
March 01, 2017   Mike Bonem

4 ways to renew your church

So what is wrong with wanting to create a new church with vibrancy, life, and energy in hopes that it will grow and survive?
February 27, 2017   Bob Whitesel
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