By Glenn Packiam on Jan 13, 2017
Should I tell the team what I want them to do or should I let them create on their own?
By Ron Edmondson on May 7, 2021
You can’t recruit leaders – at least not effectively – if you never develop a culture to do so.
Reproducing cultures reproduce leaders.
By Dean Hawk on Oct 19, 2016
I’m curious. When and where did ministers first begin asking people to bow their heads, close their eyes, and secretly raise their hand in a church service if they wanted to accept Jesus? Why do we feel like we need to sneak people into heaven?
By Lance Witt on Aug 28, 2017
One of the reasons the word accountability gets a bad rap is because of the way some people have carried out accountability. Holding people accountable is not using your position as a club to embarrass, humiliate, mistreat, belittle or shame people. Our accountability of people should make those on our team better not bitter.
By Karl Vaters on Aug 30, 2017
We're often told that small churches are failing at church growth. But sometimes church growth ideas are failing in smaller churches.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2019
If your church is healthy, quit stressing about getting bigger. God may not be calling you to bigness.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 5, 2013
Watch the Back to Church video that's changing the way people think about the church!
By Carey Nieuwhof on Sep 9, 2016
While social media and even traditional media are still preoccupied with mega churches and multi-site churches, the reality is that most churches in North America are quite small.
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 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 Carey Nieuwhof on Jul 17, 2017
Ever think that growth will solve all your problems?
By Thom Rainer on Oct 17, 2017
"Words have meaning. And if church members start articulating words consistently, those words begin to reflect the priorities and passions of the church."
By Sermoncentral on Sep 27, 2017
Does the size of a church always speak of its faithfulness?
By Sermoncentral on Sep 21, 2019
Have you ever thought about how--and why--people should leave a church?