Leadership Network

Let Us Help You Develop Leaders Who Break Attendance Barriers

By Warren Bird As you probably know, only 80% 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.…

It’s a New Year! Free Assessment to Learn How Your Leadership Team Is Doing

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

by Warren Bird TODAY is a great time to assess how your church's senior leadership team is doing -- and how it could improve.…

What Is Ministry Compensation?

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: January 10, 2017

By Warren Bird I remember visiting a missionary who had a big sign in his work space: “The pay ain’t great but the benefits…

How Did 2016 End for Your Church?

  By Warren Bird The 2016 holiday season, with both Christmas Day and New Year's Day falling on Sundays, had lots of new variables.…

U.S. Religion Contributes $1.2 Trillion Yearly to Our Economy and Society

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: December 12, 2016

by Warren Bird Religion makes a huge socio-economic contribution to life in the United States, some $1.2 trillion annually, according to recent research. These…