5 Keys for Leading Negative People

Here are ways to respond with compassion and love to a negative person in your church.

The Life-Changing Power of Hitting a Wall

Sometimes the best thing that can happen to you is the jolt of a hard experience.

Why Generosity Is Worth the Risk

Followers of Jesus are called to be more generous than others.

How to Say No Gracefully

Learning to say no is an essential leadership skill, but how do you do it in a gracious manner?

Mike Burnette: A Place to Envision What’s Possible—Part 1

Having been kicked out of church as a child, Mike Burnette envisioned a place where his family would feel welcome.

Mike Burnette: Building a Church for the Unchurched—Part 2

We must be just as skilled at exegeting our communities as we are at exegeting Scripture.

Michael Fletcher: Creating a Culture of Leadership—Part 1

A new philosophy of ministry builds people, not just the church.

Awana Aims to Help Churches Disciple Latino Children

With the new U.S. Latino Child Discipleship Network, Awana is poised to help churches reach and disciple children.

3 Ways to Create a Welcoming Environment for Visitors

How do you welcome people who feel like outsiders?

5 Ways to Reach People Through Texting

Instead of making texting the enemy, here are ways to leverage it to reach people.


Lori Stanley Roeleveld: The Art of Hard Conversations

Biblical Tools for the Tough Talks That Matter

3 Steps to Take Before a Difficult Conversation

Preparing for a tough conversation requires examining and taking responsibility for our feelings toward others.

Pastorpedia: How to Successfully Make Changes

People hate unexpected changes, so here are some guidelines for communicating change well.