Leadership Network

Five New Reasons Why You DO Want to Launch that New Church or Campus

Click the thumbnail of the image to be taken to the full-size infographic. By Warren Bird, Ph.D. What did leaders from more than 1,500 new…

Ideas for Your Summer Reading List

  By Warren Bird What's on your summer reading list? Here are my recommendations for church leaders: Bigger Faster Leadership by Samuel R. Chand…

Correcting Media Statements About You and Your Church – by June 30

by Warren Bird When the media says something bad or inaccurate about the church you serve, especially if it's a high-visibility church, it hurts…

Does Online Church Hurt Attendance at Your Physical Location?

By Warren Bird Are you curious whether online church helps or hurts attendance at the physical locations of churches like yours?  Overall, do you…

Let Us Help You Develop Leaders Who Break Attendance Barriers

By Warren Bird As you probably know, only 20% of churches exceed 200 in average attendance. And likewise, a large percentage of staff-led and…

Tools for Engaging the Next Generation

By Warren Bird Does your church want to do a better job engaging young adults? The good news is that we have lots of…

Free Resources to Help with Your U.S. Taxes

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: February 23, 2017

Our good friends at the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) are offering two complimentary downloads to help you as you prepare your 2016…

SURVEY: What Works Best at a New Church or Campus?

By: in: Church Planting, Multisite Churches on: February 20, 2017

How fast do new churches and multisite campuses grow? How much does it cost to start a new church or campus? We are looking…

Curious about Microsites for Your Church?

By: in: General Interest, Multisite Churches on: February 14, 2017

  By Kadi Cole and Warren Bird Is your church experimenting with or interested in developing microsites? A microsite is an intentionally small campus…

Church Responds to Community Need with Free Medical Clinic

By: in: Generous Churches on: January 31, 2017

By Warren Bird Dr. Dennis Episcopo uses an innovative method for determining ministries at Appleton Alliance Church in Appleton, WI, where he is pastor.…