Do Guns Belong in the Church?

"Defending the faithful with firepower raises some complicated questions. Do guns and God make a good mixture?"

20 Relics of Churches Past

"The question I asked was basic: 'What did you have or do in your church 10 years ago that you don’t have or do today?'"

Are You Ready for the Sunday After Easter?

With some pre-planning, you can improve your odds of getting back those Easter visitors.

6 Statements That Will Kill Your Church

"These are statements from church members whose churches have already closed their doors."

Why the Gospel Needs Generous Creativity

“Your church or ministry has the ability and the God-given creative gifts to shape culture, rather than merely reacting to it.”

17 Key Traits of Highly Effective Churches

"Here are 17 things that I have found in churches that are growing. Each nugget is exactly a 140-character tweet."

10 Rights a Godly Leader Must Give Up

"Jesus demonstrated this on the cross. Redemption was ever so costly—and so is kingdom-oriented leadership."

3 Essential Beliefs of World-Changing Churches

"The only way to make an impact on the world is to see the whole church involved—to see every member become a minister."

What's Trending in Multisite? 2013

Jim Tomberlin of MultiSite Solutions tracks the state of the multisite movement.

Dave Gibbons: What's Next for the Church?

Dave Gibbons: “This is the generation in which the beauty of God will be unleashed through this new wave of visionaries and dreamers.”