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Strategic Planning

Leaders constantly think about what’s just over the horizon. While you never know precisely what the future holds, here’s how to prepare for tomorrow’s conditions.
  • Making Decisions as a Team
    Making Decisions as a Team
    We assume life's biggest choices should be left to individuals, but Christians must find another way.
  • Should a Church Set Goals?
    Should a Church Set Goals?
    5 reasons, despite the resistance, to set goals rather than merely to make plans.

Outreach & Evangelism

Every church has a tendency to become ingrown. Here’s how to help people and congregations face outward and share the good news of Jesus Christ.
  • Window Watching
    Window Watching
    When are people most open to evangelistic efforts?
  • Three Overlooked Leadership Roles
    Three Overlooked Leadership Roles
    We're familiar with pastors and teachers, but today's world needs a leadership team that includes APE, three biblical but forgotten functions.

Law & Tax

Society is increasingly litigious, and the tax code is complex and constantly changing. Learn the key legal and tax matters you and your church must handle well.
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    Drew Dyck
    Contributing Editor, CTPastors.com
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    Andy Stanley
    Founder, North Point Ministries
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    Matt Woodley
    Editor, PreachingToday.com
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    Mark Buchanan
    Associate Professor, Ambrose Seminary
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    Amy Jackson
    Managing Editor, SmallGroups.com
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    Paul J. Pastor
    Writer, Grassroots Pastor
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