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3 Ways Church Growth Often Results in a Loss

3 Ways Church Growth Often Results in a Loss

Every time your church grows larger, you run the risk of losing something. The loss is rarely noticeable for a while. Momentum and progress cover up the gap. But when the dust settles, those who have been around certainly notice the difference. The issue may show up... read more
5 Proven Strategies to Keep Your 2016 Resolutions

5 Proven Strategies to Keep Your 2016 Resolutions

It is impossible to lead a church with strategy if you are not leading yourself the same way. To improve self-leadership, many church leaders begin each year with resolutions to better themselves over the next 12 months. Yet many of those resolution are forgotten or... read more
4 Words That May Push Millennials From Your Church

4 Words That May Push Millennials From Your Church

Each time church leadership transitions from one generation to the next, outdated terms are exchanged for fresh language. New leaders find new words to present the same message to a new generation. Many churches no longer have “fellowship” though they still build... read more
Why Most Christmas Eve Services Are Setup To Fail

Why Most Christmas Eve Services Are Setup To Fail

Your church is probably investing a significant amount of time and money in a Christmas Eve service. Staff members have been planning it for weeks, maybe months. You’ve emphatically asked your congregation to invite friends and families. Print ads and billboards... read more
Why You Can’t Blame Culture for Ruining Christmas

Why You Can’t Blame Culture for Ruining Christmas

Over the past few weeks, I’ve quietly watched fellow Christians complain about the secularization of Christmas. From “Happy Holidays” to Starbucks red cups, it doesn’t take much to spark an outraged tweet or post. Just the other day, I passed a church handing out... read more
5 Ways to Help Your Small Groups Be Successful

5 Ways to Help Your Small Groups Be Successful

Today, my friend Chris Surratt is releasing his latest book, Small Groups For The Rest Of Us: How to Design Your Small Groups System to Reach the Fringes. Knowing Chris’ experience leading in some of the most notable churches in America, I’m excited to see... read more
When Your Plan Is The Problem

When Your Plan Is The Problem

Last week, I shared on Tony Morgan Live how to respond, When Opportunity Disrupts The Plan. It can be both exciting and frustrating for a team when a “can’t miss” opportunity throws the plan off course. (Learn three steps to lead through those moments here.) That... read more

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