Should Leaders Create Controversy?

"One of the things preventing many pastors from reaching their optimal level of impact is their fear of controversy."

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.

Should Your Church Welcome Homosexuals?

How should you treat practicing homosexuals who show up for your worship gathering?

Is Anyone Listening?

“The technology that gets people into trouble is the same technology that can be used to rescue them.”

3 Essentials of Strong Leadership

Brad Powell: "When leaders do their job, God’s people begin to excel. His glory spills out everywhere."

Is Church Growth Always Good?

"While in many cases, growth can be the byproduct of health and right focus, it is not always the best litmus test."

5 Breakout Practices to Uncage Your Ministry Vision

Your church can’t be anything you want it to be, but it can be everything God wants it to be.