Now That You’ve Reopened … Should You Actually Close Your Building Again?

Every time you think 2020 is going to get easier, it just gets more complex. So here’s a question: Should you close your church after reopening it? While that...

The Key to Making Faster, Better Decisions

As a leader, I am forced to make dozens of decisions every day. During this pandemic that has only multiplied. Thankfully, years ago I learned the secret to...

How to Refocus Your Fundraising in a Bad Economy

Way back in 2008 I wrote a post on how churches, ministries and nonprofits can survive an economic downturn. If you didn’t read it, check it out...

Can You Hear Me Now?

“Can you hear me now?” It wasn’t that long ago a guy in a yellow shirt would interrupt our television entertainment to ask that annoying question. Even as...

How to Distinguish Being ‘Biblical’ From Being ‘Political’

Here is a frustrating reality for a pastor during a politically polarizing time: When speaking about a social issue, the pastor can be affirmed for being “biblical”...

4 Things to Pay Attention to as We Reopen Our Churches

Whether partially or completely, churches and religious groups are starting to meet again across the country. More staff members are coming back to the office, and outside...

10 Things Church Leaders Are REALLY Thinking Right Now

As much as you wish things were getting easier in church leadership, they don’t appear to be heading in that direction. If anything, things are more complicated than...

Tips for Leading Well in Chaotic Circumstances

Leadership means navigating the complexities of any given circumstance.

The Most Frightening Thing About Being a Pastor

Know what really scares me as a pastor? It’s that my words are going to cause people to take action. People will, based on a sermon, based on...

The Virus and the Church

How church leaders responded during the early stages of the pandemic.
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