By Todd Brown on Mar 11, 2022
Working with hundreds of churches over the last 35 years, I have observed three common elements of successful building programs and all three are characteristics displayed by quality leaders.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 19, 2021
Where are all the great small churches?
Would you know one if you saw one?
They exist. There’s no doubt about that. There are great small churches in every country, serving every ethnic group and in virtually every language. They worship in every imaginable liturgical style and they meet in every type of building – including no building at all.
By Bill Couchenour on Jan 31, 2013
Relationships are more important to church growth than preaching, media or music. How are yours?
By Lance Witt on Apr 22, 2022
The bullseye on the target of a great team is both health and high-performance.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Apr 9, 2021
Today, something unexpected is happening. There is a small but distinct movement of young people abandoning the smoke machines, multi-purpose buildings and celebrity pastors of recent church models, and heading back towards traditional worship services, where sacraments are central, buildings are beautiful, and the liturgy has a historic rootedness about it.
By Chris Surber on Nov 19, 2018
God uses big churches for certain Kingdom jobs, and God uses little churches for specific assignments.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 17, 2021
Listen to this professor of homiletics discuss what's been left undone in most pastors' education.
By Greg Stier on Oct 24, 2018
Greg Stier learned to exegete a text at the same time he learned to swing a hammer. It paid off.
By Josh Reich on Apr 25, 2022
If there is one thing pastors know well, it is the pain that can stem from a poorly run elder team.
By Matt Steen on Jul 9, 2020
Some behaviors are like cancer to a leadership team. Are any of them part of your team?
By Ron Geyer on May 28, 2021
Actors know that where a story is told can influence how or whether the story is heard. It's true whether your story comes from Shakespeare or Solomon.
By Adam Russell on Oct 22, 2018
You have creatives in your church right now. It's not enough to make room for them, you should build a safe place for them, as well.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Oct 28, 2014
Not all change is bad. What if "new" ways of preaching and doing church actually take us closer to the New Testament model?
By Larry Osborne on Feb 16, 2018
Larry Osborne explains "the Barnabas Factor" in successfully building church teams.
By Michael Duduit on Sep 28, 2020
In a culture obsessed with activity and extremes, a little bit of boring can build character.