10 Signs That Your Church Lacks Vision

"Leaders who spend more time putting out fires than igniting sparks for ministry seldom operate under a clear vision."

A Rural Church on the Appalachian Trail Serves Hikers

Think outside the box to reach a transient population.

10 Reasons Missional Communities Fail

Long-time missional community leader Doug Paul lists ten sure-fire ways to ruin the mission before it even starts.

10 Lessons for (Not Just) Younger Church Leaders

"If we desire personal growth, we have to get around people who are or have already been where we wish to go."

7 Things We Can Learn From Attractional Churches

"I’m not a fan of a church that is ONLY attractional, but I do think we can learn some things from attractional churches."

Do Guns Belong in the Church?

"Defending the faithful with firepower raises some complicated questions. Do guns and God make a good mixture?"

Larry Osborne: Finding a New Measure of Success

"I discovered I really could find my identity in Christ, not the size of my church."

The “Success Factor” for Small Churches

Small Churches Can't Do Everything, But They Can Do Something ...

7 Practices of the Best Church Staffs

"Whether you are blessed with natural chemistry, all teams must invest effort and energy to experience great chemistry."

9 Common Types of ‘Church Cowards’

"Church cowards are few in number but, like a few bee stings from a hive of hundreds, they can be painful."