5 Pastors Share: The Resources That Shaped Me

Bobby Gruenewald: "I asked some strong leaders for recommendations about the ways they find insight and inspiration."

Preaching on Homosexuality: 7 Points to Consider

"God’s Word changes hearts, but especially on sensitive subjects, God’s Word is often most effective in relationships of trust."

The One Common Factor of Effective Church Leaders

Thom Rainer: "Is it possible to find one common factor in the lives of the most effective church leaders? I think so."

Ed Stetzer: How Resources Changed My Mind

"It seems that every young pastor thinks it’s necessary to reinvent everything—in their mind, only they can do it the right way."

Incarnational Ministry: The Power of Being Human

Hugh Halter: "Being human may be how we are all born, but staying human is not natural—it’s supernatural."

What Does It Take to Become a Church That Plants Other Churches?

Veteran church planter Larry Walkemeyer shares 10 winning multiplication moves.

Is It Possible to Manipulate People Into the Kingdom?

"Nowhere in Scripture are we commanded to 'get people to pray the sinner’s prayer.' We were told to make disciples."

9 Practical Ways to Increase Giving In Your Church

"Never make tithing about expenses. Make it about vision."

Rick Warren: Balance Is the Key to Church Health

"A far better focal point than church growth is church health. Big isn’t better. Small isn’t better. Healthy is better."

The Top 10 Books That Have Shaped My Faith and Leadership

"Never before have this many books and resources been available to help us navigate the tricky road of influence."
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