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Who Says Social Media Can’t Make You Wise?Subscriber Access Only
Done right, Facebook offers a chance for discernment and connection.
8 Principles To Consider Before Leaving A Church You (Used To) Love
Leaving a church is hard. Don't make it harder by doing it badly.
Self-Control, the Leader’s Make-or-Break VirtueSubscriber Access Only
Is it possible to build willpower like a muscle?
5 Purchases Your Church Should Make Before Its Next SplurgeSubscriber Access Only
The new coffee bar can wait. These things can’t.
That Discussion You’re Dreading Is a Ministry Opportunity
How to dive into crucial conversations without clamming up or lashing out.
Leading Fearlessly in a Changing CultureSubscriber Access Only
Popular blogger and pastor Trevin Wax discusses how a marginalized church can actually be more effective.
Pastoral Transition: Why Change When You Don’t Have To?
It’s not how we act when things stay the same that tests our strength and character, it’s how we act when things change.
Use The Principles, Don’t Buy The Hype
When it comes to church growth and health, we need to lower the volume and listen with both discernment and faith.
The Pastoral Transition Zone: Catching God’s Timing For Your Church And Ministry
When you give church members the gift of time and respect, they’ll go with you to some exciting places.
Constructive Criticism: The Day A Staff Member Told Me I Was Preaching Too Long
A healthy church fosters an atmosphere where people feel free to express their ideas openly – especially at the leadership level.
6 Issues To Consider Before Pastoring A Church That Needs A Turnaround
Turnarounds always take longer than our projected timelines. And they almost never happen the way we expect.
Leading A Church Through Seasons And Cycles – And How To Know The Difference
We can’t control the seasons of our life, or of the church we're called to lead, but we can do something about the cycles.
Effective Church Leaders Do Not Treat Everyone Equally
If you don't decide whose opinions carry the greatest weight, the loudest voices will win and your ministry will be reactive, not proactive.
Top 10 Lines Falsely Attributed to C. S. Lewis
Our love of Lewis's words doesn't mean we always get them right.
A Leadership Reminder: Your To-Do List Is Not A Plan
To-do lists can keep us on track, but they never create a new track. Only an intentional plan does that.
What to Do When Ministry Jobs Are Scarce
3 ways to protect yourself from unexpected unemployment.
Lead A Big Church? Or Be A Pastor? Sometimes You Can’t Have It All
Whether you’re called to lead a church with entrepreneurial church growth methods or hands-on pastoring, lean into it with all you’ve got.
3 Disaster Myths That Only Compound the Devastation
The biggest threat facing churches isn’t a disaster event—it’s how we think about disasters.
Confessions of a Former ‘It’ Church Pastor
We were the hottest church in our area. Then everything imploded.
Pastoring in the Age of CelebritySubscriber Access Only
How famous Bible teachers impact local Bible study.
Top Story April 18, 2019
Is the Cross Enough?
Is the Cross Enough?Subscriber Access Only
The truth of the gospel requires telling the whole story.
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