When You’re the Leader, but They Won’t Let You Lead

There are times when leaders are given the title, but not the authority to lead. Here are ways to respond.

Why Every Church Leader Needs Spotters

Church leaders who try to do the work of ministry alone are particularly vulnerable to compromise and defeat.

The 3 Best Ways To Destroy Good Teamwork

If your team is displaying any of these negative conditions, it's time to sit down and have a talk.

10 Statements That Get Church Leaders Into Trouble

A church leader's words have the power to resolve or exacerbate conflict. Here are responses that make things worse.

Knowing When to Say ‘No’ to a Leadership Opportunity

God doesn't always want us to say yes to new leadership opportunities.

My Top 10 Secrets to Improve Your Public Speaking

Practicing these tips will help you better connect with and engage your audience.

Why Charismatic Churches Are Growing (and Attractional Churches Are Past Peak)

The expectations and needs of today's unchurched person are shifting in significant ways we need to be aware of.

Why The ‘Softer’ Side of Leadership Is Stronger Than You Think

We tend to elevate qualities like confidence, decisiveness and courage in leadership, but the 'softer' qualities are just as important.

5 Reasons Some Long-Term Pastorates Fail

Long-term pastorates are often a good thing, but they come with some unique challenges.

10 Things I Learned Leading a Church Through Revitalization

Here are some of the tough lessons I learned along the way as I led an established church through a season of change.