13 Pastor Mistakes That Hinder Growth

"Here are 13 common mistakes that lead to sluggish growth, or even decline. Fix these and watch what happens."

Why the Gospel Needs Generous Creativity

“Your church or ministry has the ability and the God-given creative gifts to shape culture, rather than merely reacting to it.”

20 Steps to Awaken a Sleeping Church

"God bless all pastors who have a heart for him and are not satisfied with 'good enough' or the status quo."

Stephen Witmer: A Vision for Small-Town Ministry—Part 2

We should want bigger and faster more and need it less.

17 Key Traits of Highly Effective Churches

"Here are 17 things that I have found in churches that are growing. Each nugget is exactly a 140-character tweet."

5 Tensions Every Small and Midsize Church Encounters

Carey Nieuwhof: "Overcome these tensions and you’re closer to progress. Avoid them and you can stay stuck a long time."

15 Bizarre Excuses Real People Made for Missing Church

Thom Rainer: "What do peanut butter, girlfriends and Rambo the dog have in common?"

How to Boost Evangelism by Modifying Your Existing Ministries

Kevin Harney: "Here are three examples that will bring this idea alive … and inspire you to do the same at your church."