Small Church America: Just Do Something!

How a New England church of 25 is making an impact, one small step at a time.

7 Hallmarks of ‘Turnaround Pastors’

"If the possibility of taking most of the guesswork out of a pastor search intrigues you, read on."

What Happens When a Small Church Begins to Grow?

"I learned that small churches that begin to really reach out with the gospel would discover that their desires are at war."

Top 5 Christmas Eve Mistakes Churches Make

Don’t miss an opportunity to make a newcomer's visit count.

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."

Incarnational Ministry: Living Big in Small Places

Hugh Halter: "Jesus' public life was an outgrowth of his subterranean existence as he lived among people in the margins."

9 Hopeful Signs About the Church’s Future

"I do see the very real possibility that this negative trend will bottom out and begin to move upward."

2 Reasons Creativity Is Essential in the Church

"If we bore people with the gospel, we are guilty of one of the greatest crimes humanity has ever experienced."

Transitioning a Small Church

Brad Powell: “Leading a church to become a healthy and growing spiritual community isn’t easy. But it is worth it.”

10 Reasons Pastoral Successions Fail

"Pastoral successions force us to wrestle with our deep fears. Will God take care of me? Will I be betrayed?"