Why Throwing Great Parties Is Essential to Evangelism

“When asked about the one true key to bringing people far from God near, I simply say, ‘Start throwing great parties.’”

5 Things That Are Not So Wrong With the Church

"There are some trends I see that are good and positive, and deserve celebration and affirmation."

The Top 10 Reasons People Don’t Tithe

"Throughout my 35 years of ministry, I’ve seen 10 common reasons that church people give for not tithing."

40 Ways to Increase Baptisms in 2017

Rick Warren: "Here’s a list of some simple things we do to set the stage for more baptisms that almost any church can do."

7 Deal-Breaker Traits of the Best Student Pastors

"The charisma of a magnetic personality can be an asset, but nothing trumps genuinely caring about and loving students."

7 Key Reasons People Choose a Church

Thom Rainer: "The real issue is not the intrigue of this research; it is what you and your church will do about it."

10 Things Worship Leaders Need to Stop Saying

“Are we ready to have fun this morning?” ... the answer is, “Probably not.”

What’s Better Than “Bigger”?

Bobby Gruenewald: "God showed us that if we spent our energy helping others, he would bring the increase."

Know Your Demographics, Reach Your Community

"It is hard to be all things to all people if we do not know who those people are."

Breaking Church-Growth Barriers: Build a Bigger Leadership Table

Ed Stetzer: “Our goals must reflect a community of making disciples and exerting cultural influence.”