3 Ways to Respond When People Leave Your Church

"Reflect Jesus to people when they come to your church; reflect Jesus when people leave your church."

10 Things I’ll Do Differently After Being a Pastor

After having been a pastor for 16 years, I have a newfound understanding of what my pastor needs from me.

Are We Listening to the Women in Our Churches?

Respect and common courtesy should be the dialect of the church.

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.

7 Rules for Healthy Staff Meetings

These guidelines for conversational ethics will help your meetings go smoothly.

Preaching Hope in the Midst of Despair

“We preach Christ. … God’s power and God’s wisdom” (1 Cor. 1:23–24). Rick Warren says a lot of what pastors are feeding their people is “ain’t it awful”...

7 Ways to Navigate Our Highly Charged Political Culture

We live in a contentious political time period. Here are ways that we can respond in ways that honor God.

The Secret for Making Hard Decisions

Some decisions are more difficult to make than others. Here's a tip for finding the courage to make that hard decision.

3 Keys to a Compelling Leadership Culture

"When others say your standards are too high, that's when they are just high enough."

Pastoring Isn’t Supposed to Be Easy

"Why do you think God has to call people into this work? If it were easy, people would be lining up to volunteer."