Want More Visitors? It Has to Get Personal

The best method and timing for outreach ... and the one essential ingredient.

Why You’re Not Reaching the Unchurched

Understand the shifting cultural landscape of those outside your church and what really matters to the unchurched.

6 Unwavering Beliefs of a Church That Loves Its City

J.D. Greear: 6 Plumblines for Community Engagement

Look Before You Innovate: The Secret of Change

If innovation is not constrained by biblical essentials and confessional convictions, we can innovate away what "church" really is.

Church Change Without Compromise

“We must change our methods for shining God’s light into the world without changing the light itself.”

6 Ways to Mobilize More Volunteers

"It seems the old 80/20 rule often rules—20 percent of the people do 80 percent of the work. But it doesn’t have to be like that."

Every Youth Ministry Should Do These 4 Things

"Regardless to how large or small your youth ministry is, there are four practical things you should be doing."

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."

A Note to 20-Something Church Leaders

“Working in a church setting will always involve leading alongside others who are not like you.”

15 Bizarre Excuses Real People Made for Missing Church

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