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If you’re a church leader, your first task is to establish trust. If trust exists, a church and their leaders can survive the stress of tough finances, deteriorating buildings and declining membership. […] Read More

When a church takes the bold step to clarify their identity and move toward a fresh vision, it often requires a significant shift in the congregation’s organizational life. Here are 3 keys to maintaining that vision. […] Read More

While signs abound that many churches are in a state of decline, a way forward exists. Churches can survive and prosper in the days ahead. Here are 4 strategies that will help. […] Read More

When pastors set boundaries in their lives, they can maintain their emotional, physical and spiritual health so when they are “on,” they bring the best they have to the situation. […] Read More

Politics isn’t a zero-sum game. When political parties enter candidates for public office, more than winning or losing is at stake. In a divided electorate, the majority that won by a slim margin still must represent everyone. […] Read More

The biblical account of David and Bathsheba offers insights to the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. No leader is blameless, yet hope remains that our leaders could still guide our nation. […] Read More

Gender inequality continues to thrive in the one place that should be inclusive and equal – the church. Here are 4 ways men can support women in ministry roles in our churches. […] Read More

Many churches are reporting precipitous declines in worship attendance. While many factors are causing this, all kinds of organizations are facing this same trend. Consider these 3 realities as you move forward. […] Read More

Some churches handle difficulties well; others avoid problems hoping they resolve themselves. The key is leadership. Here are 6 characteristics to help you identify your church’s mature leaders. […] Read More

Some Christians seem willing to support political leaders who lead in ways that violate basic human – much less Christian – principles because they think they will make the country stronger. But at what cost? […] Read More