7 Ways to Freshen up a Stale Church

"Familiarity blindness is a malady that infects us all. We become so familiar with something that we no longer see it."

Success Can Destroy a Ministry—Here Are 3 Antidotes to Self-Destruction

"It doesn’t just happen to senior pastors of big churches. Whether you’re at a church of 20 or 20,000, you could be next."

5 Insights About the Unchurched That Might Surprise You

"These data confirm that there has never been a more opportune time to connect with the lost and unchurched."

The Style of Your Church Doesn’t Matter (So Stop Judging)

"No wonder this world is often turned off by followers of Jesus. Lord, keep us from becoming Pharisees."

10 Lessons for (Not Just) Younger Church Leaders

"If we desire personal growth, we have to get around people who are or have already been where we wish to go."

8 Questions to Evaluate the Health of Your Church

"It’s easy to get so busy that you don’t take the time to evaluate your ministry. But evaluation is how you get better."

Bryan Sands: ‘Singleness Doesn’t Make You a Second-Class Citizen in the Church’

"The apostle Paul said, 'I wish that all would be like me—single—so that they could devote themselves to ministry.'"

7 Steps to Overcome Church Hurt

"Most people in the church have been hurt by the church at some point in their lives."

10 Tough Pieces of Advice Pastors Have Trouble Receiving

"Bigger is not better. Newer is not cooler. God has you at your church at this time for a reason. Find joy in that reality."

10 Rights a Godly Leader Must Give Up

"Jesus demonstrated this on the cross. Redemption was ever so costly—and so is kingdom-oriented leadership."