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What Makes a Great Campus Pastor?

Guest Post by Jim Tomberlin   Ask any multisite church leader today what the most important component is in multisiting and the overwhelming answer…

Permission Granted: Churches Giving Marketplace Leaders the Green Light for Kingdom Impact

By: in: Kingdom on: July 27, 2015

Pioneering churches have discovered two factors that can help them move more marketplace leaders toward Kingdom impact 1) Marketplace leaders want to change the…

When was the last time you had a good ministry laugh?

By: in: Uncategorized on: July 22, 2015

We all have funny ministry stories. Things so hilarious that you think, “you just can’t make this stuff up....” Like that time you said…

7 Reasons We Canceled All Our Services and Took 4,000+ to the Beach

Guest Post by Rich Birch Listen to this post as an audio podcast: [audio mp3="http://leadnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/RichBirch-VOICE-ONLY-7-steps-to-take-on-monday-when-sunday-is-a-train-wreck-at-your-church.mp3"][/audio]   Last Sunday we canceled all 11 of our…

Special Events Key to Reaching Younger and Unconnected Audiences

By: in: Uncategorized on: June 30, 2015

                        By Warren Bird For church leaders who are trying to crack the…

Why Is the Global South the New Center of Evangelicalism?

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: June 24, 2015

Today the number of people below the equator who claim allegiance to Christ far outweighs those in the U.S. and Europe who identify with…

Culture Trumps Vision

By: in: Uncategorized on: June 23, 2015

By Samuel R. Chand Culture—not vision or strategy—is the most powerful factor in any organization. It determines the receptivity of staff and volunteers to…

Rising Role of Internships and Residencies for Churches

Leadership Network recently asked over 1,600 large church leaders: “Does your church offer an internship or residency program for training future leaders?” A surprising 72%…

Faith-Based Conference for Business Entrepreneurs

By: in: Uncategorized on: June 22, 2015

Leaders at Crossroads Church in Cincinnati, OH, were surprised to discover how many leaders of start-up businesses were being attracted to their church. This…

Infographic: Every Pastor Is an Interim Pastor (Even if You’re There 30 Years)

By: in: Uncategorized on: June 11, 2015

Newspapers rarely run articles titled, “Pastoral succession was so seamless and smooth that church momentum didn’t skip a beat.” They should. Those successions do…