What Should We Expect From Preaching?

There are several common misunderstandings about preaching. Here are four principles that help bring clarity.

Why You Should Make a “To NOT Do” List

Regularly winnowing out bad habits is just as important to the senior pastor's health as establishing healthy goals.

12 Ways to Build Staff Morale

Good staff morale can help you build momentum in the good times and sustain you in the hard times. Here are some great ways to cultivate it.

The Beauty of an Imperfect Church

Every church has it's flaws and things that could be better. Instead of leaving for greener pastures, dig in and invest in making things better.

Culture and the Church: Where God Points His Finger

"The supreme issue for Jesus was not Rome’s army but God’s people."

Beyond Groundhog Day

Brad Powell: “Leading a church out of a rut demands belief that the church’s future begins now.”

5 Keys to a Long Tenure

I just knew, from the beginning, that I had one church plant in me—kind of like one marriage or one family.

Leading Change in Hostile Territory

Brad Powell: “To continue leading positively in the face of negativity, I have found that, like Jesus, I must learn to love people without needing them.”

How Can We Change the World?

Mark DeYmaz: “Can a church really hope to redeem a community if it does not reflect the community?”

6 Questions Newcomers Are Asking About Your Church

"We interviewed 36 people who had stopped attending after six months, then 36 who had stopped attending after a year."
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