By John Gilman Ii on May 13, 2016
How can a group of people who are committed to seeing something great happen and are willing to put in the time and energy it takes, only to see their vision fail?
By Lance Witt on Jun 6, 2016
In my ministry Replenish, I am often asked “how do you know if a church is healthy”? What I know for sure is that the size of a church or it’s rate of growth or what happens on the platform in a weekend worship service is NOT a sure-fire indicator of health.
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 Karl Vaters on Apr 10, 2017
Not every pastor is called to cast a grand, singular vision for their congregation.
By Bill Hybels on Feb 4, 2013
Bill Hybels, a seasoned church planter with nearly 40 years' experience, shares his insights on how church planting has changed.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 27, 2019
How do you define a church slump? More importantly, what do you do when it happens?
By Lance Witt on Feb 20, 2017
No matter what has happened in the past or what your ministry situation is today, you can have a rich, meaningful life.
By Josh Reich on Apr 28, 2017
We know that God is the one who makes a church grow, that it isn’t on us. This is both a comfort and a problem.
By Charles Stone on May 16, 2017
At times we must lead as transactional leaders. However, we should seek to grow our leadership so that we lead more often as transformational leaders.
By Lance Witt on Jul 17, 2017
Jesus cares just as much about how we treat people along the path to fulfilling our vision as he does if we accomplish the vision.
By Nathan Aaseng on Nov 30, 2015
Nathan Aaseng's vision of stewardship comes from the Christmas tradition of giving gifts.
By Michael Lukaszewski on Feb 3, 2015
Michael Lukaszewski offers six compelling reasons why Andy Stanley is one of the top communicators of our time.
By Ron Edmondson on Aug 1, 2016
You can’t recruit leaders – at least not effectively – if you never develop a culture to do so.
Reproducing cultures reproduce leaders.
By Lisa Eifert on Aug 23, 2016
All church ministries share one overarching purpose: Regardless of age, gender or race, they exist in service of God. However, just because ministries have overlapping agendas doesn’t mean the means through which to form them are the same. In fact, depending on the type of ministry, optimal organizational strategies often vary wildly.
Summer offers the perfect opportunity to focus on best practices for organizing one group in particular: the men’s ministry. Let’s count down five tips for forming—and sustaining—a vibrant men’s ministry within your church community.
By Josh Reich on Oct 1, 2016
The idea of recruiting volunteers is overwhelming and difficult at times. There never seems to be enough people, and the ones who are serving are often tired and feel like they are the only ones serving.