Strategic Leadership

By Jeff Young

Leaders are frequently described as visionary, relational, intuitive and/or strategic. It’s easy to grasp the benefits of a visionary leader who can see what can be, to instill belief in others. That fires us up! Clearly, leaders …

How to Appreciate Your Leaders

By Matt Rucker

Last month (October) was Pastor Appreciation Month, and just as we should be appreciating our pastors every month, we also need to appreciate our lay pastors, teachers and ministers of the Gospel. They are our nursery workers, …

A Formula for Multiplying Small Groups

By Dr. Jason Snyder

A few years ago, I received a coffee mug as a gift, and on that mug were the words, “Arthur Flake is my Homeboy,” and a picture of the church ministry icon, Arthur Flake.

Flake was …

The Millennial Opportunity

By Jonathan Teague

Few subjects today occupy more attention and debate in our culture than the millennial generation. Generally, these are adults who were born between the early 1980s and the late 1990s. In terms of population, millennials are the …

Closing Easter’s Back Door

By Jeff Young

Think about it … you do a lot to prepare for Easter Weekend: the extra time in prayer, creatively designing a Worship Service, ensuring that your childcare, first impressions, media and communication teams are on track— when …

Choosing The Best Curriculum

By Matt Mullins

In a market overflowing with adult small-group curriculum options, how do you make your choice? Let’s consider three ideas that might help hone your curriculum search.

Good questions build healthy small groups.

Vibrant Discipleship: A Natural Bent in Discipleship