12 Culture Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Leaders who are willing to reconsider the methods to preserve the mission are usually the ones who succeed long term.

Deep and Wide: How Your Church Can Pursue Both

Depth without width and width without depth — you can't have one without the other and make strong disciples.

7 Guidelines for Controversial Facebook Comments

Ministry leaders are often called upon to comment on racial, socioeconomic and political tensions. How should we respond?

What Non-Christians Really Think About Christians

These surprising insights about what non-Christians think of Christians can profoundly impact your outreach.

8 Signs You Are a Gospel-Centered Leader

The Gospel gives us a new heart filled with love and affection. It is not one more weapon in our leadership utility belt.

How Your Church Can Reverse a Negative Reputation

"The more we get out of our buildings and meet real needs, the more we’ll have opportunities to share Christ."

Do Your Friendships Reflect God’s Heart?

We should follow Jesus’ example by cultivating friendships with nonbelievers.

5 Things the Unchurched See When They Come to Your Church

"After two decades of church consultation ... these were the areas that engendered more comments and concerns."

10 Questions to Diagnose the Evangelistic Health of Your Church

Look at these 10 questions to get some hints of the evangelistic health of your own church.

4 Keys to Closing the Back Door

Thom Rainer offers four solutions for connecting--and keeping--people engaged with the mission and vision of your church.