Why You Should Speak up for Your Pastor

"People who find fault with the pastor never hesitate to voice their opinion. What if the rest of us spoke up in his or her support?"

An Unexpected but Biblical Truth About Christian Giving

"It’s just like the lost who, upon receiving such a great salvation, tend to overflow with joy and generosity."

Preaching to the Unchurched: 5 Essentials

Rick Warren: "In terms of seeing radical life changes in individuals, nothing can take the place of Spirit-anointed preaching."

Does Your Church Suffer From ‘Close to the Pastor’ Syndrome?

"A wonky dynamic in which long-time members feel they need open, unfettered access to their pastor at all times."

Breaking Church-Growth Barriers: Build a Bigger Leadership Table

Ed Stetzer: “Our goals must reflect a community of making disciples and exerting cultural influence.”

5 Mistakes Churches Make When Hiring

"It’s far better to wait than to make the wrong hire. You are not looking for a perfect person, but you do want the right person."

Overcoming Evangelism Frustration—A 30-Day Accountability Process

"Regardless of what we did, it seemed we could not sustain evangelism desires throughout our church body."

6 Signs You Spend Too Much Time on Social Media

"I fear we irreparably harm our peace and joy when every moment becomes share-worthy."

9 Changes Dying Churches Must Make Immediately

"Around 200 churches will close this week, maybe more. The pace will accelerate unless we make some dramatic changes."

3 Keys to Getting Through Dry Seasons

"The toughest season, and one that so many Christians seem to fight through, is the dry season—the desert months."