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The Mentality That May Be Killing Your Church
And we wonder why so many congregations are stagnated, plateaued or declining.
4 Terrible Ways to Close a Sermon
People need an opportunity to respond to the Word of God.
One of the Greatest Gifts God Can Give You
It's much more precious than gold or silver.
These Work Values Will Help Tech Teams Avoid Burnout
Consider these alternatives to overwork and perfectionism.
15 Reasons Churches Are Less Evangelistic Today
The trend is disturbing.
One of the Toughest Tasks You'll Tackle in Ministry
Once you're over the hurdle, however, the rewards are infinite.
10 Principles for Planting a Multiplying, Purpose-Driven Church
If you're just starting out, or have any interest at all in church planting, carefully read these.
The Supernatural Leadership Role of a Business Apostle
Business apostles carry a huge responsibility.
Kingdom Principles That Will Move You From Defeat to Victory
The Lord gave clear instructions on how to live a victorious life that is pleasing to Him.
How You Can Avoid Frustration in Mid-Level Leadership
In unity, even what seems impossible can be achieved.
What Your Church Should Do When the Pastor Has an Affair
It the midst of this awful situation, the church has the opportunity truly to be the body of Christ.
Kingdom Influence: A Challenge to Young Pastors and Leaders
Jentezen Franklin urges ministry leaders to be strong and courageous in dealing with these issues in the pulpit.
8 Traits of Biblical Outliers
Do any of these describe you?
Transforming the Way God's Word Is Presented in This Media Age
"My core belief in media is that the anointing of the Holy Spirit can be transmitted through media."
3 Reasons to Leap From Natural to Supernatural Leadership
It's much easier than you may think.
4 Simple Steps to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Online Sermons
There is more to it than uploading sermon audio to iTunes.
Effective Leaders Don't Give in to This
Are you sometimes stricken by squirrel-like indecision?
A Concept Too Beautiful for Words
Its power will change your past, your present and your future.
Ministry Management or Multiplication: Where's Your Focus?
This is the real key to kingdom and church growth.
Why the 11 a.m. Worship Service Is Disappearing
After church leaders were asked, five common themes emerged.
The Holy Spirit Helps Me Find Myself
If we lose our why, we lose our way.
5 Missional Mistakes You Must Avoid
Unfortunately, these are common in the ministry.
5 Ways for Your Marriage to Thrive in Ministry
In ministry, it's easy to forsake or take for granted your relationship with your spouse.
A Three-Tiered Approach to Christian Worldview Preaching
Small changes in sermon approach and delivery can open wide doors to post-moderns.
Why Good Enough Is Not Acceptable in the Kingdom
What kind of race are you running?
It's Time to Get Mean About the Vision God Has Given You
Determine to get to God's throne without the regret of missed opportunities to bring more people into His family.
7 Non-Negotiable Values for Your Team
These are characteristics you almost have to have in people if you are going to work well together long-term.
Why Comparison Can Kill Your Ministry
Here are three ways leaders can battle the insecurity that drains and defeats.
6 Areas Where Ministry and the Generations Collide
As pastors and leaders, we are responsible for the spiritual care and leadership of our entire congregations.
The Secret to Church Growth Lies in This
These simple instructions are also our blueprint for spreading the gospel and advancing the kingdom.
These Ingredients Are Crucial to Arrive at God's Vision for Your Ministry
"You need to ask yourself this question: 'What would I attempt for God if I knew I couldn't fail?'"
8 Traits of Excellent Worship Leaders
If you observe worship leaders at all, these will capture your attention.
What to Do When Discouragement Pounds on Your Door
There are plenty of ways to knock the enemy back in his place.
The Holy Spirit Sings, 'It's All About You, Billy'
What would a can of peas do for you?
6 Current Trends in Land Purchases by Churches
The process and the decision-making rationale are significantly different than they were just a decade or so ago.
How You Can Inspire Your Ministry's Volunteers
You might do well to follow Walt Disney's example.
8 Things You Need to Know About Pastor Search Committees
Even though this process is used by as many as 200,000 congregations in the U.S., there still seems to be a mystery about it.
Leading Yourself Through Difficult and Painful Times
Church leadership at every level is, at some point, accompanied by personal drama. With God's help and guidance, you can navigate your way beyond it.
Tackling the Burden and Fear of Handling the Word of God
We must never take this lightly. Lives hang in the balance.
6 Reasons to Consider Avoiding Cute Sermon Series Titles
There's nothing wrong with a catchy sermon series title. But here's why you shouldn't go overboard.
To What and How Christ-Followers Should Respond
The following guidelines should help in making godly responses.
5 Ways Leaders Grasp Momentum
Momentum is not a mystery, but here's how to better understand it.
This Small-Town Pastor Has Made a Big Impact on the Kingdom
This pastor has stayed put for 50 years and watched God do great and mighty things.
Is a Door Opening for You?
New seasons come and surely go.
When You Should Call for a Ministry Time-Out
Everyone needs a break now and then.
When You Must Officiate a Funeral for Someone You Do Not Know
You can do it in a way that encourages the family and makes Jesus prominent.
10 Ways to Avoid Burnout in 2017
On the edge is a dangerous place to be. Here's how to overcome it.
If Leaders Misdiagnose, This Will Happen
Who are you called to lead? And whom are you leading in this season?
3 Ways to Help Creatives on Your Team Flourish
Creatives don't need freedom alone—they need more.