Efrem Smith: The Multi-Ethnicity of Jesus

“In Christ Jesus, we are no longer red, yellow, brown, black, and white. … We are freed from false identities, but we retain the gift of our true identities of ethnicity and nationality.”

How Integrity Drives Your Leadership

Brad Lomenick, Catalyst: Accountability is one of the great engines of leadership longevity.

The Top 10 Books That Have Shaped My Faith and Leadership

"Never before have this many books and resources been available to help us navigate the tricky road of influence."

4 Ways to Build a Leadership Development Culture

Bobby Gruenewald: “We believe the best way to develop leaders is to create an environment that fosters their growth.”

40 Ways to Increase Baptisms in 2017

Rick Warren: "Here’s a list of some simple things we do to set the stage for more baptisms that almost any church can do."

5 Keys to Addressing Immaturity in Your Church

"The higher up, or deeper in, people progress as leaders, the more their immaturities and gaps reveal themselves."

Crafting Biblical, Engaging Messages for Students: 3 Essentials

"Our teaching and lessons should give students some level of relief and inspire them to trust in God."

8 Reasons Members Don’t Give Sacrificially and Cheerfully to Your Church

"My experience is that many, if not most, believers will support God’s work when they know the immediate needs."

The Gospel Is One, Unified Message—And Here’s Why It Matters

"Being able to articulate this clearly will help you communicate the gospel and your faith, and lead others to the truth."

Jesus Is Praying for Us—Here’s What That Means

Jesus was always praying. If Jesus, being God, felt the necessity to pray, then how much more should we pray?