The Spirit-Less Death Spiral for Churches

When the Holy Spirit is removed from a church, there’s a predictable and destructive death spiral that occurs. [Read more…]

How to Build a Championship Dynasty Like the Warriors in Today’s Church

The Warriors weren’t handed a dynasty, they built one. How they built it is how churches should build a dynasty of kingdom success today. [Read more…]

7 Ways the Church Can Stay Relevant in a World Where It’s Becoming Increasingly Irrelevant

When a sheep pen has one sheep left and ninety-nine missing, you don’t get points for how clean and organized the sheep pen is. Go get those lost sheep!! [Read more…]

If You’ve Ever Walked Away From Church, I Want to Hear Your Story

If you’ve ever walked away from church, I want to hear your story. For every statistic, there’s a hurt. I want to give your hurt a voice. [Read more…]

7 Simple Steps to Keep People Away From Your Church

If you want to keep your church small and dysfunctional, slowly fading away into obscurity and irrelevance, stay faithful to these seven steps. [Read more…]

Is it a Sin to Have Too Much Fun at Church?

Have we been so conditioned to think that church is something to be endured rather than enjoyed that we need to apologize when we have too much fun? [Read more…]

Belief in the Bible Just Hit an All-Time Low: Why This Doesn’t Have to Be a Harbinger of Doom

For the first time in Gallup’s history, biblical skepticism has surpassed biblical literalism. This doesn’t have to be a harbinger of doom. [Read more…]

Why Are There More Pastors Over 65 Than Under 40?

Our inability as a church to recruit and train new pastors is an existential crisis in the making for the local church. [Read more…]

Why the Future of the Church Looks a Lot Like North Point Community Church

Andy Stanley reminds me that the future of the church belongs to those willing to look in a different direction. [Read more…]