6 Ways to Get Off the Ministry Roller Coaster

Carey Nieuwhof: "Life is emotional. But for those of us in ministry, it feels like it’s even a little more emotional."

Beyond the First Church of the Consumer

"Every step we take to further their consumer mentality is a disservice to our members and to the church at large."

11 Questions for (Not Just) Rural Church Leaders

Knowing your community's story is the first step to reaching its residents.

7 Ways to Keep an Outward Focus

"Church can easily become about what the existing congregation wants, instead of serving people beyond the existing group."

How to Create Momentum in Your Ministry

Sometimes you need some creative motion to initiate a movement in your church.

Beyond Baristas and Bands: Inspiring Your Community

Dan Kimball: "We don't just want our community to know we like art or music — we want to inspire them to follow Christ."

10 Dangerous Church Paradigms

Ron Edmondson offers ten unhealthy perspectives that could alter the shape of your ministry—both today and tomorrow.

‘The Problem with My Old Church Was …’

Brandon Cox encourages leaders to promote unity and avoid playing into people's complaints about their "old" church.

Vision Is Exciting, But …

Charles Lee: Leaders must focus their energy on how they plan to execute their vision. Here are five tips ...

What It Really Takes to Reach Your Community

Ed Stetzer: “I don’t care what you like; I care that you love the Gospel and the people God has called you to reach .”