9 Things a Messy Church Building Says

There is a danger of sending the wrong message to guests when a church gets too comfortable with the status quo.

6 Things Leaders Hate Doing (But Need to Do Anyway)

These aspects of leadership may not be fun or exciting, but paying attention to them is essential to success as a leader.

When It’s Time to Stop Forgiving a Leader’s Weakness

Leaders are human and there are many times when forgiveness is appropriate. But sometimes further action is necessary.

7 Fundamental Traits of Healthy Churches

When I reviewed several model churches, I discovered that healthy churches have these traits in common.

7 Things That Keep Leaders From Leading Well

These are the most common reasons I hear for pastors and church leaders being ineffective.

How Your Brain Affects Your Leadership

There are three major brain systems that influence the way we lead. Understanding them will help you lead better.

Priests, Pastors and Pain

"When those who promised to nurture my soul bruised it, when those committed to taking care of me took advantage of me, how do I respond?"

The Top 8 Areas Pastors Want to Be Better Equipped

Pastors have high expectations placed upon them. Here are the areas where pastors want further training.

A Final Lesson From Bill Hybels and Willow Creek

There are so many lessons we can learn from the wreckage, but one in particular is seared into my psyche.

5 Signs You’re A Lone Ranger Leader

Are you afraid to surrender control of projects to your team? You might be a Lone Ranger leader. Here are other signs.