7 Traits of Breakout Churches

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

Why Vision Needs Mission

Your church’s vision is all about what is possible, all about the future potential.

12 Culture Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Leaders who are willing to reconsider the methods to preserve the mission are usually the ones who succeed long term.

Ed Stetzer: Strategy Matters in Fast-Growing Churches

"Church which are rapidly growing, and which maintain that growth, place a premium on intentional and strategic leadership." Here's what that looks like.

7 Deadly Sins of Re-Inventing Your Youth Ministry

Avoid these assumptions and avoid unnecessary heartache when instituting change in your ministry.

10 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Pastor Right After the Sermon

Thom Rainer: "Pastors often take 10 to 20 hours to prepare a sermon. And then they hear one of these sentences."

The 3 Nuts and Bolts of Youth Ministry

"These essentials may look different for each youth ministry, but they should always be practiced in some way, shape or form."

5 Things That Are Not So Wrong With the Church

"There are some trends I see that are good and positive, and deserve celebration and affirmation."

Megachurch World: 6 Languages, 6 Congregations—One Church

“It is much easier to focus on outreach in only one language, but God’s call is bigger than that.”

The Worship Swing-Vote Principle: A Divine Partnership

"We must seek God for his leadership, both in preparation and in delivering the worship leading we prepare."