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How These Churches Have Transformed Their Communities
Christ wants His followers to be change agents. How are you doing that?
Memory as Ministry in the Age of Alzheimer's
The threat of Alzheimer's disease reminds us that memory is a gift. And what a powerful ministry it is.
Holy Spirit, Help Me Draw Close
Do you desire His Presence even when you don't want anything?
What We Must Do to Prepare for the Harvest
When people come to your church, do they find a place where Jesus is a priority and where an atmosphere of honor towards the Lord has been created?
Why Blogging Makes Me Better (and You Too)
Consider these 10 reasons why pastors—even busy ones—should start blogging.
7 Reasons Planning Is Important to Pastors
"Aim at nothing, and you're sure to hit it."
What Do You Want to BE When You Grow Up?
Our heart condition drives who we will BE, today.
Kingdom Economics: Confidence Establishes Success
If our confidence is based solely on what we can see, we are limited.
How to Build a Team of Excellence in Your Small Church
These three points will help you achieve the impact you would like to have with your worship team.
Why Your Vision Statement Is Overrated
It's one thing to say we have a vision. It's another thing to live it out.
How to Recover a Wandering Mind
We must actively think about God to remain in His presence.
Theological Education or Leadership Development?
Check out Every Nation Churches and Ministries' Leadership 215, inspired by 2 Timothy 2:15. It's become quite effective.
Techs Have the Calling of the Great Commission Too
Technicians are a different breed. Many are introverts who are content to stay in the back room pushing buttons and not talking to anyone. Many church techs have told me that despite trying, they have never personally led anyone to Christ—and it bothers them.
12 Stumbling Blocks to the Gospel for This Generation
Often it is not the gospel that turns people off, but the people carrying the gospel who turn them off.
How Brother Lawrence Helps Us Today
Do you seek the presence of God at work?
6 Steps to Finishing Well in Life and Leadership
What is it that keeps people from achieving what they claim to want most in life?
5 Reasons Why the Large, Single-Site Church Is Dying
Most of the large church growth today is taking place at multisite churches.
Majority of Pastors Suffer in Silence over Financial Challenges
A study also reveals that many pastors struggle to secure long-term personal financial stability.
When Do You Stop Developing a Volunteer Leader?
Here are three indicators.
An Open Letter to Worship Pastors
This is a letter of appreciation, not rebuke.
Ministering in the Midst of the Mess
Our role as kids ministry leaders and volunteers is to introduce kids and families to the One who came to clean up the mess.
Jezebel Wants to Destroy You With Thoughts of Risk
If we sit around counting the risks, we will sit a lot!
5 Keys to Working Well With Your Spouse in Ministry
Working together in ministry can be like walking a thin line. With God's grace and mercy, however, you can do it.
If You're Insecure as a Worship Leader, You're Not Alone
Just get to work doing God's will, making disciples and shining a spotlight on the glory of God.
7 Ways Church Members Should Prepare for a Sermon
What if they believed their roles as recipients of the Word are as crucially important as the sermon itself?
The First Decision a Leader Must Make
What do you pursue?
Kingdom Economics: Independent Contractors
As disciples, our callings and responsibilities are critical.
10 Ways For Pastors to Become High-Capacity Leaders
Which one of these axioms is just what you need to be a better leader this week?
The Effective Pastor: Be the Host
Sometimes, pastors give it away all too easily.
How Have You Been Planting and Watering?
Let's labor together with God.
10 Sentences That Make Pastors Cringe
What do you think of this list? Pastors, what would you add?
How Works 'Saved My Soul'
When author and Pastor Rusty George discovered the real meaning of Ephesians 2:8-9, it made all the difference for him.
To Empower or Not to Empower? That Is the Question
We must follow Elisha's lead from 2 Kings 6.
Don't Keep Appreciation to Yourself
Good intentions matter little. Act on it.
7 Questions a Pastor Should Ask a Church Before He Says 'Yes'
Get to know the whole story about the church before you accept a position.
A Modern-Day Joseph: How God Moved on the Front Lines
Like Joseph and Daniel in the Bible, this preacher interpreted dreams for his fellow Marines.
How to Get What You Want From God
What do we do when we feel God is distant or angry or disappointed with us?
Do You Feel the Wind of the Adventurous Spirit of Jesus Blowing?
The church must accept and even applaud the new song of the rising generation.
America: Turning a Nation Back to God
Dr. Tony Evans says there are only two options before us as we witness what is happening to our beloved nation. The National Day of Prayer is set for May 5.
What Laypeople Need to Know About Speaking in 'Big Church'
Some simply need to learn the etiquette when given the opportunity to speak.
Is That the Best You Can Do?
Leading excellence is not a sometime thing.
Finding Purpose in the Glass House
Here are five challenges pastors' wives encounter when trying to find their purpose.
Orlando Magic VP Offers Lesson on Leadership
"Hang with really smart people."
This Makes Me Jump Out of Bed in the Morning
Leaders set objectives and measure results by facts.
Kingdom Economics: Real Value
A church or ministry with real value should be doing this.
Why Consensus Is Killing Your Church
Your job is to tell the truth, to the right people, in the right way, in the right spirit, over and over and over again.
5 Ways to Lead When You're Limping
Are you leading with a limp? How has it shaped your leadership?
They Came Once. But Will They Come Again?
Leaders must assess demand and sustainability of programs.
7 Steps to Make an Effective Pre-Service Video
Here's how to reinforce your church values with your congregation without a word from you.