3 Reasons People Don’t Come Back to Your Church

"Unchurched people don't want soft answers from us. They want to know if we're the real deal."

9 Common Types of ‘Church Cowards’

"Church cowards are few in number but, like a few bee stings from a hive of hundreds, they can be painful."

Small Church America: 7th Annual Celebration

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

5 Qualities of a Small Church That Has a Big Impact

"God’s favor isn’t a magic bullet for church growth. It’s a divine touch that brings the supernatural into the natural."

4 Ways to Make It Through Difficult Seasons of Ministry

"Seasons of difficulty can really distract a pastor or church leader. Do not let them."

Should Your Church Return to a Single Service?

"We pastors hate to go backward. For me, it’s a pride thing. But something has to be done. There needs to be a plan."

5 Ways to Reach People Through Texting

Instead of making texting the enemy, here are ways to leverage it to reach people.

5 Practices of Fruitful Congregations

These five practices will change the life of your church.

6 Characteristics of Disciple-Making Churches

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

10 Signs That Your Church Lacks Vision

"Leaders who spend more time putting out fires than igniting sparks for ministry seldom operate under a clear vision."