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?

8 Signs of an Emotionally Healthy Church

Is the church you’re leading emotionally healthy? How do you tell if it is or isn’t?

The Innovation Equation: Problems + Limitations = Innovation

Bobby Gruenewald: Our best ideas happen when we face real problems with constraints.

4 Examples of Successful Pastoral Transitions

"Because pastoral transition can be difficult, I want to share some examples of how others have navigated transition well."

8 Time Drainers for Pastors and Staff

Thom Rainer: "What if I told you I could help you get 10 or more hours of your week back?"

5 Dangers of Church Bullies

"If no one is willing to confront church bullies, the church is already on a path toward decline and death."

6 Secrets of Churches That Went From Death to Life

"How did these few churches go from near death to vibrant life? Here are their stories."

The Worship Swing-Vote Principle: Maximizing Engagement

"Over the years, I have talked to many worship leaders who are perplexed when the worship time feels flat."

6 Marks of a Missional Church

"Rather than seeing your church as a social club for its own good, what if your church embraced its missionary identity?"

How Two Churches Merged to Serve and Unite a Community

The congregations’ differences, especially ethnicity, have been the catalyst for embracing diversity and connection.