Understand the shifting cultural landscape of those outside your church and what really matters to the unchurched.
"Each generation comes with its own spiritual question. Ignore this question and you will sideline their passions."
"Courageous youth ministry leaders are willing to take risks to see their students and families move closer to Jesus Christ."
"Chips and ministry don’t work; pastoring with a chip on your shoulder will destroy you."
"We wonder why so many congregations go to church, log many hours in activities each week and still feel unfulfilled."
“A movement of economically diverse and multiethnic churches can profoundly shape the trajectory of America’s future.”
"A cocky leader is not a leader with simply too much confidence; confidence and arrogance are very different traits."
"Most pastors do not expect recognition. But they really do appreciate it when someone remembers them in a positive manner."
There is a plethora of productivity apps out there, but in many cases and for many tasks, nothing beats a good old pen and paper.
When it comes to church finances, there are countless gray areas. It's a good idea to get advice from an independent group.