Are You Scaring Off First-Time Guests?

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

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.

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.

Rick Warren: 8 ‘Nations’ of Innovation

The quality of your ministry will be determined by the kind of questions you have the courage to ask yourself.

Brad Powell: It’s Time to Grow Again

"When I'm not growing as a leader, I become the greatest obstacle to the success of the church I'm called to lead."

4 Essential Values for Small-Church Pastors

To have a thriving small church, concentrate on these basics.

Want More Visitors? It Has to Get Personal

The best method and timing for outreach ... and the one essential ingredient.

Where Do We Grow From Here?

“Growth isn’t an option—it’s a must. It’s not reserved for churches of a certain size.”