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Egypt Approves 168 More Churches
With around 500 out of 3,700 Christian applications approved since 2016 law, is government’s progress on legalizing worship sites slow or steady?
Paradise Fire Burned Most Church Buildings, But ‘the Church Is Still Alive’
California pastor opens up about the most difficult sermon of his career—and the prospects for resurrecting ministry from the ashes.
For I Needed a Place to Vote, And You Invited Me In
When your church is a polling place, Election Day is an opportunity to show hospitality.
Two Churches, One Roof
Can congregations share space without butting heads?
The Problem with Sacred Spaces
Any space can, and does, become sacred when it’s animated by God’s presence and activity through the lives of a submitted people.
9 Principles For Creating An Annual Budget In A Small Church
With the possibilities for small church budgeting being so flexible, are there guidelines that are universal? I believe so. Here are nine of them.
Want Real Church Growth? Don’t Fill Your Building, Empty It
Churches emptying out into their community to share the good news is a greater sign of effective ministry than an increase in church attendance will ever be.
Church Renovation Blind Spots
Why we sometimes miss obvious problems with our facilities.
Large or Small? What Is the Ideal Church Size, Anyways?
Whether large or small, congregations of different sizes offer both challenges and blessings to all involved.
Sunday Church Services Are Not About YouSubscriber Access Only
Six tangible ways congregations can shift their gatherings from me to us.
5 Purchases Your Church Should Make Before Its Next Splurge
The new coffee bar can wait. These things can’t.
Churches Renovate Their Building, On Average, Every 30 Years? Really?!
A church building doesn’t have to be big, fancy or cutting-edge. But it needs to facilitate the mission.
6 Reasons Many Pastors Don’t Need An Office Any More
For most pastors, a desk in an office is one of the least creative spaces imaginable.
5 Ways Your Church Could End Up In Court
These true stories reveal the need for awareness and prevention.
Make the Most of Your Rented Space
Five solutions for mobile churches.
Does 1 Huge New Church in Egypt Make Up for Troubles with 24 Small Ones?
Government says worship in hundreds of unregistered churches is allowed. Will neighbors agree?
Buildings That Bear Witness to GodSubscriber Access Only
How theology sheds new light on the purposes of architecture.
A Small Rural Church Is Hard to Kill
A Texas Baptist pastor on the risk and resilience of America’s smallest congregations.
The No. 1 Reason Churches End Up in Court Is No Longer Abuse
For the first time in a decade, there’s a new lawsuit leader.
What Are You Improving At Your Church Right Now?
The mission of the church is too important for any congregation to settle for business as usual.
How to Jump Back In to Bible Reading
How to Jump Back In to Bible Reading
Christian leaders have their own reasons for not reading Scripture.
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