Small Church America: Diverse, Authentic, Creative

Outreach magazine annual report: Today's small church is reinventing itself. Here's how.

10 Reasons We Have Not Reached the Unchurched

Thom Rainer: "In God's power, however, we can reverse this trend and reach the unchurched in America."

How Your Small Church Can Do a Great Community Service Day

Karl Vaters offers tips on doing a community service day with a small budget but big impact.

The Innovative Small Church

Innovative small churches are giving Christians of all ages opportunities not only to be recipients of ministry but also to minister themselves.

Is It About Marketing? Or Reputation?

Thomas G. Bandy: "If you want to reach postmodern seekers, you have to think about reputation rather than marketing."

5 Ways to Reverse Church Decline

Ed Stetzer: "Sadly, many churches don’t have the guts to hear the hard things."

5 Signs That It’s Time for a Staff Member to Resign

"If your overall church culture creates a safe environment for the staff, transitions can be a normal and healthy part of staff life."

The Answer to Every Ministry Problem: Build the Church

"Instead of asking, 'How do I build the church?' most mistakenly ask, 'How do I make what I am doing work?'"

How Repealing the Affordable Care Act May Hurt Small-Church Pastors

"Our call for change may be good, but let’s remember that change frequently comes with a high price."

4 Dangers of Bad Church Leadership

"Your goal is to bring a discipleship model to your church that deeply changes people’s lives for the sake of the world."