Is Your Church a Monument or Mission Station?

Have we, in our enthusiasm to get home to heaven, forgotten the fundamental reason for the church’s existence in the community?

7 Questions for Community Engagement

Does your church have a front porch, and other questions to ask yourself

15 Bizarre Excuses Real People Made for Missing Church

Thom Rainer: "What do peanut butter, girlfriends and Rambo the dog have in common?"

6 Ways to Mobilize More Volunteers

"It seems the old 80/20 rule often rules—20 percent of the people do 80 percent of the work. But it doesn’t have to be like that."

9 Hopeful Signs About the Church’s Future

"I do see the very real possibility that this negative trend will bottom out and begin to move upward."

Rick Warren: 8 ‘Nations’ of Innovation

The quality of your ministry will be determined by the kind of questions you have the courage to ask yourself.

What Makes a Great Campus Pastor?

The campus pastor role is the most important factor in the success of a multisite campus. Here's why.

Shaping Your Church’s Core Values

"I have noticed three consistent core value principles in successful churches."

4 Types of Churches That Will Soon Die

Thom Rainer: "Some congregations are in more than one category. And some are in all four."

5 Keys to a Long Tenure

I just knew, from the beginning, that I had one church plant in me—kind of like one marriage or one family.