By Sermoncentral on Sep 21, 2019
Have you ever thought about how--and why--people should leave a church?
By Kevin Harney on May 28, 2018
If your church is struggling to invest in reaching your community and the world, ask yourself this question: Are we a church that is on fire with a passion for God?
By Sermoncentral on Nov 19, 2016
Many pastors say “I want this church to turn around”, when what we really mean is “I want this church to get bigger.” Those are two different goals.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 30, 2016
I’ve noticed that for a couple thousand years now, the church has had this tendency to be quick to point out what is wrong with the church, but slow to affirm what is right.
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 Tim Keller on Feb 14, 2018
Tim Keller explores one of the most talked-about church issues: the relationship of size to church health and culture.
By Karl Vaters on Sep 12, 2017
If we prioritized health, not as a means to growth, but as an end in itself, would we be in a greater position to represent Jesus to the world?
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.
By Josh Reich on Apr 19, 2017
Now, we all know that God is the one who grows a church, but often that church is healthy and growing because of the character, quality and capacity of the lead pastor and leaders.
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 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 Sermoncentral on Mar 4, 2017
Let me to share some of the best responses I have heard from churches that have gone through this tragic time.
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 6, 2018
After working for years among hundreds of small congregations, Joe McKeever speaks to the subtle growth barriers that tend to go unnoticed or unaddressed in stagnant churches.
By Carey Nieuwhof on May 3, 2017
If you were to focus on just a handful of key principles to master in leadership, which would you focus on?
By Alan E. Nelson on Mar 3, 2020
Alan Nelson explains the concept of spiritual intelligence and offers pastors and church leaders a chance to assess theirs.