By Tim Keller on May 24, 2010
Tim Keller explores one of the most talked-about church issues: the relationship of size to church health and culture.
By Greg Stier on Dec 6, 2010
When it comes to evangelism, a mission statement can turn from big black letters on a church marquee to a little white lie that the church is telling the community.
By Miles Mcpherson on Jul 12, 2011
"A Do Something Church® is a church body that is committed to doing what Jesus did while in His body with the intent of establishing Pervasive Hope."
By Steven Furtick on Sep 1, 2011
"The crisis facing the church today isn’t what people are getting fed on Sundays," says Steven Furtick.
By Darrin Patrick on Dec 1, 2011
Darrin Patrick provides a powerful illustration of the important role men have played in the history of the church and their importance in the future.
By Peter Mead on Jan 27, 2016
Preaching should our listeners--and us. But how do you do it constructively?
By Josh Reich on Apr 27, 2016
Nobody likes a crisis. No one likes bad news or being disappointed or being uncomfortable. We like when things work, when things are easy, when things go our way. Yet if you are a leader, at some point you will walk through a crisis with your church.
By Ed Stetzer on Sep 28, 2016
Pastors, do you know what an"evangelistic church" looks like? Are you even taking the time to share the gospel?
By Paul Maxwell on Oct 24, 2016
It’s hard to disconnect our experience of God from our experience of the church — and that’s how it’s supposed to be.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 6, 2017
Churches do programs and ministries which no one will ever partake of except themselves.
By Josh Reich on Apr 28, 2017
We know that God is the one who makes a church grow, that it isn’t on us. This is both a comfort and a problem.
By John Macarthur on May 31, 2017
The church today is badly in need of reformation again. And Christ’s lordship over His church is still the central truth we must recover, which requires the unleashing of His Word among His people again. We cannot merely float along with the latest evangelical trends and expect things to get better.
By Tim Challies on Jul 21, 2017
According to a new study by Gallup, the hottest thing at church today is not the worship and not the pastor. So what is it?
By Tim Stevens on Sep 5, 2011
Tim Stevens offers encouragement and practical advice to pastors going through a tough ministry funk.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Aug 6, 2016
It comes up in a surprising number of conversations these days. And no one’s quite sure how to respond to it.
The issue? Even committed church attenders are attending church less often.
By Brad Lomenick on Feb 21, 2011
52 insightful quotes from Brad Lomenick that pertain to the preaching and pastoral audience.
By Dave Browning on May 23, 2011
For some Christian leaders, an hour-long service can be viewed as too short, if not restrictive. For the people we are trying to reach, however, an hour may seem long, if not excessive.
By Perry Noble on Aug 2, 2011
Avoid these declining church values and embrace positive growth in your church.
By John Bisagno on Oct 3, 2011
Are you making ministry changes according to the latest "church growth" fads or the prompting of the Holy Spirit?
By Jud Wilhite on Nov 19, 2011
John Ortberg and Jud Wilhite sit down to discuss discipleship, uncensored grace, and radical acceptance.
By Matt Steen on Apr 3, 2012
Some behaviors are like cancer to a leadership team. Are any of them part of your team?
By Jamie Munson on May 23, 2012
"If we are avoiding the subject or trying to make it more palatable, we are doing our congregations a huge disservice."
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 4, 2012
Ron Edmondson offers a helpful description of the different types of guests you'll find at your church on any given Sunday.
By Ray Hollenbach on Apr 29, 2013
It's popular today to meet with friends at a coffee shop and call it "church." Popular, but wrong.
By Ray Hollenbach on Feb 16, 2016
We have created a Christendom where we can choose churches the way most people choose restaurants: according to our individual tastes. How can we grow in grace when we a free to wander from one family to another?
By Charles Stone on Apr 21, 2016
The ‘measure up mentality’ can suck the joy out of ministry. By applying a few simple ideas, you can stay positive and encouraged in your ministry even when you feel you don’t measure up in the eyes of others.
By Brian Orme on Apr 22, 2016
We don’t want you to drop $300K (or more) of Kingdom funds on bad staffing when it should go toward Gospel-centered initiatives. So, here are seven hiring mistakes you want to avoid at all costs.
By Charles Stone on May 11, 2016
Pastors must craft compelling, Spirit-led services if we are to entice the unchurched to attend and keep attending. What they experience at church must be worth the price of giving up their relaxing mornings at home.
By Jim Morgan on Jun 15, 2016
Passion is what we can’t keep inside. It spills over and can’t be contained. We love our kids – we can’t help but talk about them. We love our favorite sports teams – we talk about them first thing Monday morning at the water cooler. Christians love God more than anything else – He should constantly be on the tips of our tongues. Our passion for the Lord should be evident to all those around us. “Private Christian” should be an oxymoron – our faith should pour out through every fiber of our being.
By Glenn Packiam on Apr 18, 2017
What does it mean to be prophetic? The word is thrown around a lot, but depending on which circles you run in, it means something quite different.