When Tradition Obscures Mission

Are you holding onto tradition because it’s familiar or because it's the most effective way to reach new generations for Jesus?

Sacred Mission: Beyond Trends

Dan Kimball: “Time tests what is merely a trend or what is true to mission.”

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.

Small Church America: 7th Annual Celebration

Words of encouragement and engaging ideas especially for those who serve the country’s vibrant smaller congregations

3 Ways We Miss the Mark in Church Worship

"We serve a God who loved the broken prayer of an outcast more than the confident eloquence of a Pharisee."

6 Reasons Your Church Members Act Like Jerks

Thom Rainer: "Unfortunately, most church members don't even realize they aren’t friendly to guests."

4 Small-Church Strategies to Maximize Your Community Impact

"We need to quit thinking that we have less to offer because we don’t have as many people or dollars as we would like to have."

When Should the Church Make Political Statements?

"The church has been given a specific mission, and getting mired in the secondary questions of politics can divert our mission."

7 Business Principles That Lead to a Flourishing Church

"My background was business, so I took those principles that I knew and applied them to building the new church."

Albert Tate: ‘Don’t Buy the Fake News of the World’

Albert Tate, lead pastor of Fellowship Monrovia in Southern California, talks personal authenticity in leadership.