By Chris Surber on Jan 17, 2014
"Here is a list of people who have left the church in the last few years. We would like you to call on them to see if you can win a few of them back."
By Carey Nieuwhof on May 12, 2016
As with almost everything in life, there are subtle signs your peak may be near or you may be cresting past it. Other times, the signs of death are evident to everyone but the leaders. If you recognize the signs early enough, you can reverse the trend.
By Thom Rainer on Jul 18, 2016
Contrary to most of the indicators today, the Bible says the laity (saints) are to do the work of ministry. Most of the ministry should not be in the hands of pastors, but in the hands of the church members.
Unfortunately, we often reverse the biblical truth. We expect ministry to be done by the pastors and staff. Here are eight indicators of that reality.
By Lance Witt on Dec 5, 2016
In a healthy church Jesus is the most famous person. He gets the most airtime, he is the most talked about, and he is clearly center stage.
By Karl Vaters on Jan 31, 2017
If you’re pastoring a church that has or is turning around, here's some great news - and possibly your greatest challenge.