6 Ways to Follow Up with First-Time Guests

These steps will help your church connect with new people and bring them back.

12 Culture Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Leaders who are willing to reconsider the methods to preserve the mission are usually the ones who succeed long term.

Hard Work, Huge Faith

Brad Powell: “It takes faith to get out in front and actually lead instead of playing to the whims and will of the crowd.”

God’s Glory and Grandma’s Traditions

Steven Furtick: What you hold up as a tool for transformation today can easily become an idol of tradition tomorrow.

Deep and Wide: How Your Church Can Pursue Both

Depth without width and width without depth — you can't have one without the other and make strong disciples.

Lead Well—At Home

One great ministry challenge is to serve in a way that values, affirms and protects our children.

What Does Courageous Leadership Look Like Today?

Why hope, humility and wisdom matter in a godless culture.

How to Handle the Summer Attendance Dip

How will you handle the long days of summer when church crowds are smaller, budgets are tighter and volunteers are harder to find?

Does Your Church Embrace the Vision? Two Ways to Know

When do you know the vision has become ingrained in the culture of your church and not just in your own dreams?

7 Guidelines for Controversial Facebook Comments

Ministry leaders are often called upon to comment on racial, socioeconomic and political tensions. How should we respond?