Small Church America: Diverse, Authentic, Creative

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

Bill Hybels: 5 Ways to Embed Evangelism Into Your Culture

Few people would claim evangelism comes naturally. For most, it means stepping outside their comfort zones.

Beyond Baristas and Bands: Inspiring Your Community

Dan Kimball: "We don't just want our community to know we like art or music — we want to inspire them to follow Christ."

7 Signs Your Church Is Making Inroads With the Unchurched

Carey Nieuwhof: "Unchurched people change the dynamic in your church. Your church will simply not be the same."

6 Characteristics of Disciple-Making Churches

Higher expectations get more positive behavioral patterns. If you want to make more disciples, raise your expectations.

10 Things to Consider When Hiring Someone New

"Adding a new team member soon? Here are a few suggestions for making the process work more effectively."

7 Signs Your Church Is Going Nowhere Fast

"All churches experience temporary plateaus and flatlines in their growth patterns."

The Greatest Measure of Your Church’s Health: Giving

"When people in your church stop giving, it is seldom, if ever, about the money."

9 Healthy Responses to Criticism in Ministry

"More often than not, pastors are criticized because they are leaders of the only organization that puts up with bullies."

A 5-Step Process for Welcoming Children With Special Needs in Your Church

"Take the next step. Make this a conversation in your next staff or volunteer meeting."