How to Know When to Let a Church or Ministry Die

Some ministries and churches are meant to last for a season. Here's how to know when that season is over.

10 Tips for Paying and Hosting Guest Speakers

These guidelines will help you establish clear expectations between guest speakers and your church.

The 5 Temptations of a Pastor

"Self-awareness is a gift. It can lead you to confession, repentance and a different future."

How the ‘Gig Economy’ Is Changing Christian Ministry

More and more people are getting part-time side gigs for supplemental income. Here's how that affects the ministry landscape.

10 Things I’ll Do Differently After Being a Pastor

After having been a pastor for 16 years, I have a newfound understanding of what my pastor needs from me.

Leadership and Suicide: When Ending It Seems Like The Only Way Out

“Maybe you’ve thought the only way through your pain is to end your pain. It’s not.”

Before You Leave, Assess What’s Pulling You Elsewhere

Understanding the difference between push and pull clarifies the difference between making a right or wrong decision to leave.

4 Guidelines for a Successful Succession Plan

There are many reasons why succession plans fail. Here are four guidelines that will set you up for a healthy transition.

Discovering Your Role in Building the Kingdom

Kingdom building and disciple making require a shift in thinking from being a hero to being a hero maker.

9 Things a Messy Church Building Says

There is a danger of sending the wrong message to guests when a church gets too comfortable with the status quo.