7 Traits of Breakout Churches

Thom Rainer gives seven indispensable characteristics of churches that move from decline to growth.

4 Reasons Every Christian Needs to Be Part of a Local Church

"Redemption has always been God’s purpose, and he appointed the church to carry out that purpose."

How to Handle Tough Conversations

A few simple guidelines can minimize the awkwardness of a serious conversation.

The Beauty of an Imperfect Church

Every church has it's flaws and things that could be better. Instead of leaving for greener pastures, dig in and invest in making things better.

2 Critical Questions to Evaluate Your Church’s Culture and Systems

"These two questions will revolutionize your team's conversations and ultimately your church."

5 Crucial Challenges to the American Megachurch

Warren Bird: Five unique challenges that face megachurches—and what all church leaders can learn from them.

6 Characteristics of Disciple-Making Churches

Higher expectations get more positive behavioral patterns. If you want to make more disciples, raise your expectations.

4 Things That Shouldn’t Drive Church Growth (and One Thing That Should)

There is one primary thing that should be driving church growth. Here are four things that shouldn't be.

How a Church Greeting Saved One Man’s Life

Are you underestimating the power of a simple greeting in your worship service?

Teens and Sexuality: 3 Truths to Teach Your Students

"Three powerful concepts that will empower your students to be sexually faithful."