How to Handle Tough Conversations

A few simple guidelines can minimize the awkwardness of a serious conversation.

7 Big Barriers to Church Growth

Has your church stopped growing? See if any of these barriers might be keeping you stuck.

What Should We Expect From Preaching?

There are several common misunderstandings about preaching. Here are four principles that help bring clarity.

A Note to Young Pastors: Stay Humble

God is forever at work refining us, defining us, confining us, maturing us, preparing us for more strategic service.

Why the Priesthood of Believers Must Matter to You

Insights from 10 years of leading a fellowship of microchurches

5 Reasons You Need a Paid Children’s Ministry Director

Staffing a full-time children's minister is becoming increasingly more important.

Leading Through Change Without Losing Your Soul

"Three words best describe how I’ve often felt in the midst of leading change: Alone, frustrated and defeated."

12 Ways to Build Staff Morale

Good staff morale can help you build momentum in the good times and sustain you in the hard times. Here are some great ways to cultivate it.

The Beauty of an Imperfect Church

Every church has it's flaws and things that could be better. Instead of leaving for greener pastures, dig in and invest in making things better.

How Two Churches Merged to Serve and Unite a Community

The congregations’ differences, especially ethnicity, have been the catalyst for embracing diversity and connection.
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