By Alan Nelson on Feb 1, 2010
Alan Nelson explains the concept of spiritual intelligence and offers pastors and church leaders a chance to assess theirs.
By Bill Hybels on Feb 8, 2018
Bill Hybels guides pastors and church leaders in the pulpit trying to navigate the sticky, delicate, important subject of sex.
By Chuck Fromm on Mar 15, 2010
Worship Leader magazine editor Chuck Fromm discusses the key imperative in a pastor establishing a meaningful relationship with his/her worship leader and team.
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 Charles Stone on Oct 17, 2014
Eight in ten pastors’ wives say they feel unappreciated or unaccepted by their husband’s congregations. Charles Stone and his wife give insight into how to protect your spouse and your marriage during the sometimes difficult calling of pastoral ministry.
By Bill Couchenour on Jan 31, 2013
Relationships are more important to church growth than preaching, media or music. How are yours?
By John Gilman Ii on Jun 21, 2016
It’s tempting to waive the white flag, to throw your hands up in surrender, to the summer slump. Many churches simply resign their efforts and re-appropriate them in the fall. First on the chopping block of suspended ministries are groups.
By Charles Stone on Aug 5, 2016
When I was in seminary Church Growth 101 was a required course. I took interest in the whole field and became a student of church growth.
By Glenn Packiam on Aug 16, 2016
Small groups are a perfect example of how pastors may learn from researchers. At many church conferences, pastors speak confidently of their latest, greatest small group model, sure that it is the new breakthrough in discipleship.
By Leigh Ann Looyenga on Nov 3, 2016
Are you tired? Worn down by the pace of life and ministry? Do you feel like the abundant life may not be for ministry leaders?
By Peter Mead on Feb 21, 2017
People can usually sense if you are not being genuine.
By Charles Stone on Mar 13, 2017
Although we intuitively understand how to refuel ourselves, we often don’t do it. He challenged us to ask why we don’t.
By Lance Witt on Apr 3, 2017
The greatest gift we give a new believer is not information, it is RELATIONSHIP. The primary need of a new believer is nurture not knowledge.
By Lance Witt on May 15, 2017
Our words have incredible power. Both what we say and, how we say it are of great importance.
By Ron Edmondson on May 27, 2017
As difficult as forgiveness may be to extend, it is often a most important ingredient in healthy relationships and in being a completely healthy person.