Regularly winnowing out bad habits is just as important to the senior pastor's health as establishing healthy goals.
Good staff morale can help you build momentum in the good times and sustain you in the hard times. Here are some great ways to cultivate it.
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.
"The supreme issue for Jesus was not Rome’s army but God’s people."
Brad Powell: “Leading a church out of a rut demands belief that the church’s future begins now.”
I just knew, from the beginning, that I had one church plant in me—kind of like one marriage or one family.
Brad Powell: “To continue leading positively in the face of negativity, I have found that, like Jesus, I must learn to love people without needing them.”
Mark DeYmaz: “Can a church really hope to redeem a community if it does not reflect the community?”
"We interviewed 36 people who had stopped attending after six months, then 36 who had stopped attending after a year."
Tony Morgan: Ideas for becoming a church that your community knows and appreciates.