By Tom Mercer on Mar 22, 2010
Tom Mercer shares the remarkable story of how his church grew exponentially through the power of a biblical concept in community called oikos.
By Larry Osborne on Feb 16, 2018
Larry Osborne explains "the Barnabas Factor" in successfully building church teams.
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 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 Joe Mckeever on Feb 2, 2018
Non-growing churches are not healthy, at least in some significant ways. Joe McKeever gives his input to help revive a church that seems to have "plateaued."
By Tom Mercer on Aug 30, 2010
Veteran pastor Tom Mercer explains the concept of oikos, a revolutionary concept in biblical community and ministry.
By Perry Noble on Aug 2, 2011
Avoid these declining church values and embrace positive growth in your church.
By Kevin Harney on Aug 9, 2011
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 Brian Orme on Aug 15, 2011
Are most pastors satisfied with their prayer lives? How long does the average pastor pray? And, is there a secret to a more fulfilling prayer life? Find out in this special edition infographic exploring the prayer lives of pastors.
By Steven Furtick on Sep 1, 2011
"The crisis facing the church today isn’t what people are getting fed on Sundays," says Steven Furtick.
By Ray Hollenbach on Mar 15, 2012
Do numbers alone tell the story of success? What kind of numbers caught Jesus' attention?
By Eugene Peterson on Jul 25, 2012
"I grew up in a culture which was very entertainment-centered. Pastors were really good storytellers, and they were attractive people, glamorous."
By Jim Egli on Jan 8, 2013
Some preachers resist the idea of multiple sites. But what if technology increases your effectiveness?
By Tod Bolsinger on Jun 22, 2013
There's a gap between our aspired values and our actions. Effective pastors/preachers help us "mind the gap."
By Ray Hollenbach on Feb 20, 2014
"Try to imagine talking about your subject every single day for two years. If the idea still thrills you, you've found your topic."