By Ray Hollenbach on May 18, 2018
Loving someone enough to help them find freedom from their fears and appetites is the heart of church discipline.
By Pete Wilson on Sep 15, 2011
Pete Wilson: "Don’t make controversial statements the church staff is going to have to clean up later."
By Ed Stetzer on Sep 19, 2011
Ed Stetzer: "The churches on our Largest and Fastest-Growing lists are all engaging in various ministries. However, we are watching many of these congregations push themselves deeper in multisite ministry, small groups and serving the culture."
By Jeff Vanderstelt on Oct 29, 2011
Jeff Vanderstelt of Soma Communities encourages leaders to gain a fresh perspective for living out the mission of the church today.
By Rowan Williams on Aug 11, 2012
Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams presents a surprising--and thoughtful--view of what it means to be the church. See if you agree.
By Bob Franquiz on Oct 31, 2011
Discover the three mistakes churches make that keep new believers from "sticking."
By Chuck Warnock on Feb 7, 2018
There are times in a pastor's life when the clarity of our call fades, discouragement clouds our memory, and we wonder, "Why did I ever want to be a pastor?"
By Brandon O'brien on Feb 19, 2018
Brandon O'Brien offers five strengths that he believes are inherent in small congregations, which can leverage these characteristics for ministry success.
By Greg Stier on Mar 10, 2018
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 Joe Mckeever on Mar 22, 2018
Whether we are a critic or a lover of the church — or for some of us, both — it's important to remain balanced.
By James Macdonald on Jun 27, 2011
A panel of senior pastors including Steven Furtick, Greg Laurie, and James MacDonald talk about their wives and the roles they play in ministry.
By Rod Arnold on May 15, 2018
Here are some smart, practical things you can do to connect with more people in your community and give them a chance to get to know your church.
By Darrin Patrick on Dec 29, 2012
Darrin Patrick looks back to history in order to examine one key element capable of destroying any church.