Missional Mergers: 9 Keys to Success

The sad reality is that most mergers fail because they are motivated more by self-interest or self-preservation than by a bigger, bolder, divine mission.

4 Keys to Closing the Back Door

Thom Rainer offers four solutions for connecting--and keeping--people engaged with the mission and vision of your church.

10 Dangerous Church Paradigms

Ron Edmondson offers ten unhealthy perspectives that could alter the shape of your ministry—both today and tomorrow.

Look Before You Innovate: The Secret of Change

If innovation is not constrained by biblical essentials and confessional convictions, we can innovate away what "church" really is.

Canada: Learning From Our Neighbors to the North

Canadian churches are pursuing evangelism with people who have little church background … as a process.

Megachurch World: 6 Global Examples of Pastoral Succession

"Every pastor is ultimately an interim pastor. In all likelihood, learning to do succession well is essential for every church leader."

Megachurch World: A Thriving Church of University Students

“Outreach to the university is our no. 1 trait,” says a New Zealand megachurch pastor.

The Answer to Every Ministry Problem: Build the Church

"Instead of asking, 'How do I build the church?' most mistakenly ask, 'How do I make what I am doing work?'"

How the Presence of God Fuels Our Mission

David Fitch: “We not only gather in God’s presence on Sundays, we live in his presence the other six days of the week.”

Youth Ministry: It’s a Lot Like Chess

"Unfortunately, many youth pastors think youth ministry is more like checkers than chess."