By Rick Warren on Jan 19, 2013
Rick Warren explains what he calls "Purpose Driven Preaching."
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 22, 2017
"Any pastor can tell you about it. Even when you do your best to serve God by ministering to His people, some church members are not going to forgive you. You didn’t do it their way, weren’t there when they called, didn’t jump at their bark." So how do you handle these kinds of situations?
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 Joe Mckeever on Jun 13, 2017
“Consider Him who endured such contradiction of sinners against Himself lest you also grow weary and lose heart,” (Hebrews 12:3).
By Brian Croft on Apr 24, 2018
Here are 4 suggestions to consider as you talk to a prospective church member who does not articulate a clear knowledge of the gospel.
By Ron Edmondson on Mar 14, 2017
Getting a new person started in a good way is probably equal to finding the right people – especially if we hope to keep them.
By Ron Edmondson on Nov 20, 2017
"All of us make mistakes and occasionally need someone to help us become better at what we do. This should always be the end goal of correction."
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 Brian Croft on Feb 24, 2016
At this point, some of you may be thinking these kinds of people are a good reason to leave and start over, but I submit to you they are actually a good reason to stay and endure. Why are these difficult people a good reason to stay and endure?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Nov 4, 2016
What if this one generation actually just sacrificed for the sake of another? What if they gave up their preferences in music, style and taste so that others could come to know Christ?
By Chris Surber on Jun 30, 2014
Every church member carries an agenda in the secret briefcase of their heart. What's their agenda?
By Jim Morgan on Sep 12, 2016
Redefining members (not pastors and staff) as the “church” and the community (not members) as the “customer” would reverse the lens through which churches evaluate nearly every decision they make today.
By Lance Witt on Mar 6, 2017
Whether you are leading a team or you are a member of a team, you must keep your eye on the bullseye of health and productivity.
By Hans Wunch on Jan 15, 2015
You spent so much time this week at the hospital with church members, you thought about stopping by human resources to pick up a paycheck.
By Jonathan Herron on Sep 14, 2016
What do you do if you’re a frustrated support staff member of a visionless church? Do you try to change things from within?