3 Questions for Potential Church Planters

“The sending church misses out on the blessing of supporting a new work should they refuse to engage proactively.”

5 Ways to Avoid Church Planting Frustration

"Those who go into church planting without understanding the necessary commitment level almost always fail."

6 Mistakes I Made as a Church Planter

"After a few years of fruitful growth, we became comfortably stable, and my heart grew uncomfortably cold."

Refugee Crisis: A Leadership Moment for America’s Pastors

Bill Hybels & Rich Stearns: "Let us not miss this chance to lead with Jesus’ love and compassion."

The Parable of the Church Planter

"The church planted with good dirt hears God’s calling with a noble heart, keeps the mission in focus and bears much fruit."

5 ‘Secular’ Habits Christians Need to Learn

Phil Cooke: "One of the big reasons we’re losing our voice in today’s culture is that we don’t understand these critical habits."

The 7 C’s of Effective Youth Ministry

"Courageous youth ministry leaders are willing to take risks to see their students and families move closer to Jesus Christ."

4 Traits of Leaders Who Encourage

"Encouragement isn’t something that you can just tack on to your daily checklist. It’s a way of life for a leader."

How to Make Your Sermon Stick Past Sunday

"The good news: You already have most of the tools you need to make your sermon stick while pointing people to Jesus."

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."