Communication Misfires

5 Threats to Transparency in Churches . . . I once owned a vehicle prone to backfiring, not something you hear too much anymore with today’s fuel i …

How Jesus Prunes a Church

And What That Means to Leaders . . . “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it s …

Mean Churches?

I recently stumbled upon an article by Tom Rainer titled “9 Traits of Mean Churches.” Tom should know. He’s a long time church consultant and c …

Stop the Parade!

Finding the Right Tool to Fix Your Church . . . There have been lots of tools offered to pastors and church leaders for fixing their churches through …

WebMD and Churches

3 Questions to Diagnose Congregational Pain . . . I’ve learned my lesson. Never go on a website like WebMD late at night! I should have known bette …

Mars Hill Mess

When a Large Church is No Longer a Blessing . . . Recently a very large, multi-site church had its lampstand removed. This kind of event should grip …