Deep and Wide: How Your Church Can Pursue Both

Depth without width and width without depth — you can't have one without the other and make strong disciples.

How to Handle the Summer Attendance Dip

How will you handle the long days of summer when church crowds are smaller, budgets are tighter and volunteers are harder to find?

Does Your Church Embrace the Vision? Two Ways to Know

When do you know the vision has become ingrained in the culture of your church and not just in your own dreams?

How Your Church Can Reverse a Negative Reputation

"The more we get out of our buildings and meet real needs, the more we’ll have opportunities to share Christ."

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?

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.

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."