Alan Briggs

Alan Briggs, an Outreach magazine contributing editor, is crazy about helping kingdom leaders uncover clarity, courage and health. He is a leadership coach, sabbatical coach, writer and podcaster. His experience as a pastor and church planting catalyst inform all of his work. Join the conversation at Stay Forth Leadership Podcast

Alan Briggs: Out of Isolation

Loneliness is a feeling, but isolation is a choice.

Burnout and the Backstage

In pursuit of healthier pastors and church leaders

How Healthy Is Your Church?

Church health never happens on accident.

Avoiding the On-Ramps to Burnout

It’s a daunting task, leading the church. Perhaps the greater challenge is leading ourselves.

6 Leaders: How Can the Church Engage Culture?

Six church leaders comment on the pressing issues of how we restore our credibility and reach a post-evangelical, polarized culture.

Reframing Hospitality in the Church

"My greatest discovery of the last 10 years has been hospitality—the call to an open life, an open home and an open table."

Alan Briggs: Flexibility and Multiplication

"When we take the church out of the building, things get messy, and we may lose any control we thought we had."

Church Planting Is a Declaration of War on the Enemy

Alan Briggs: "It’s Jesus’ church. It doesn’t depend on you, so be faithful, and be you."