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What’s “Next” in Pastoral Succession?

This playlist highlights nine short videos, all designed to introduce Next: Pastoral Succession that Works, a just-released book by William Vanderbloemen and Warren Bird. The book,…

Conversations: Todd Mullins on SERVE!

By: in: Conversations, Multisite Churches on: August 26, 2014

We are very excited to continue a new Leadership Network blog series called "Conversations on Church Innovations." These video and audio posts will feature candid…

Top 10 Findings from Upcoming Large Church Salary Report

On September 9, we’ll go public with the Leadership Network / Vanderbloemen 2014 Large Church Salary Report: An Executive Summary of Research Trends in Compensation…

Christian Renaissance: The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Times

By: in: Books, Cities, Uncategorized on: August 25, 2014

Os Guinness is always one of those writers I find intriguing. He combines solid scholarship and cultural analysis to give highly readable, practical ways…

Why Is It Important to Talk About Succession?

It is daunting to have a conversation concerning our own exit strategy. We don't want to be the one to bring it up, but…

“101 Crucial ‘Rules’ That Every Pastor Should Know” and Other Recent Tweets

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: August 21, 2014

Please take a quick skim of these recent tweets (@warrenbird), just in case you missed any that you'd find helpful. 1. 101 Crucial "Rules"…

MY NEXT BOOK – Year 10, Chapter 9 Dave Ramsey’s EntreLeadership Podcast with Me and Jim Collins

By: in: Books on:

Listen to the podcast at:  http://www.daveramsey.com/entreleadership/podcast Find a special offer from Bob at the end of the audio podcast.   Every public speaker's nightmare…

Can you craft a whole book from one small sermon of Paul?

The Gospel in the Marketplace of Ideas: Paul’s Mars Hill Experience for our Pluralistic World proves you can. Not only that, it proves that…

City Transformation as a Platform

By: in: Cities on: August 19, 2014

Maybe you’ve heard the term “platform” thrown around lately. You politely nod your head and mutter, “yea…platform….that’s where it's at.” But what exactly is…

727 Big Churches Told Us about Their Salaries, Staffing and Budgets

By: in: Uncategorized on: August 18, 2014

September 9 will see the public release of Leadership Network / Vanderbloemen 2014 Large Church Salary Report: An Executive Summary of Research Trends in Compensation…