Missional Mergers: 9 Keys to Success

The sad reality is that most mergers fail because they are motivated more by self-interest or self-preservation than by a bigger, bolder, divine mission.

7 Traits of Breakout Churches

Thom Rainer gives seven indispensable characteristics of churches that move from decline to growth.

Small Church Advantage, Big Church Challenge

Dan Kimball: Why smaller congregations have an edge.

Learning to Both Love and Hate the World

LifeWay Research President Ed Stetzer says the church often is confused about how to view "the world."

8 Signs of an Emotionally Healthy Church

Is the church you’re leading emotionally healthy? How do you tell if it is or isn’t?

Transitioning a Small Church

Brad Powell: “Leading a church to become a healthy and growing spiritual community isn’t easy. But it is worth it.”

A Small Church Welcome

Dan Kimball: "The size of your church does not mean God is not using you."

I Wish I’d Known: 3 Facts That Top My List

Karl Vaters: "We can pastor our small churches well—without settling for less."

Small Church America: 7th Annual Celebration

Words of encouragement and engaging ideas especially for those who serve the country’s vibrant smaller congregations

3 Reasons for Church Membership

Ed Stetzer: "Membership is often misunderstood, misapplied or not applied at all."
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