3 Books That Shape My Ministry

Dan Kimball: "What I love about books is that they make us feel we are not alone on this mission."

Are You Scaring Off First-Time Guests?

Tim Peters offers a list of three common mistakes churches often make with first-time guests.

Idea Shaping: From Brainstorm to Reality

Experts offer practical solutions for implementing great ideas.

Steeplejacking: Taking Over Dying Churches

How growing churches and struggling churches can come together for the sake of the kingdom.

The Stupid Things We Do That Hinder Growth

Geoff Surratt on three unnecessary barriers to church growth.

Why Go to a Church Service When You Can Watch Online?

Five reasons why engaging with church in person is necessary.

12 Ways to Worship God by Serving the Poor

"It’s not our job to evaluate the motives of those who are hungry. The call of God is simply to relieve the suffering of others."

Bivocational Pastor: The Strategic Future

Leaders discuss the rewards and challenges of being bivocational and the role that status will play in future church growth.

Jesus Doesn’t Need Twitter Followers

Brad Powell: If we're going to get our church back on mission, we have to get them actively following Jesus.

Erwin McManus: Imagine Tomorrow

When we stand in the intersection between time and eternity we break free from "what is" and bring into reality "what if."