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Small Groups Are Weird

By: in: Books, Uncategorized on: October 20, 2015

by Chris Surratt   Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way from the beginning: to the normal church outsider, small groups…

I Asked the Wrong Question

By: in: Books on: September 15, 2015

by Derwin L. Gray I used to ask pastors and seminary professors why the church was the most ethnically segregated institution in America. The…

Small Groups for the Rest of Us: How to Design Your Small Groups System to Reach the Fringes

By: in: Books on: September 11, 2015

By Chris Surratt Most churches in America struggle to have a significant percentage of their adult attendance in small groups. According to recent research…

The High Definition Leader: Building Multiethnic Churches In A Multiethnic World

By: in: Books on: August 11, 2015

by Derwin Gray The High-Definition Leader by Derwin L. Gray from HCCP Special Imprints Vimeo on Vimeo. The High-Definition Leader is an invitation of…

Leadership Pain: The Classroom for Growth

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by Sam Chand Do you want to be a better leader? Raise the threshold of your pain. Do you want your church to grow…

The Difference Between Our Jobs and Our Work

By: in: Books on: May 21, 2015

Michael Hidalgo is an alumni of one of Leadership Network's Next Generation Pastor cohort groups. He's written a new book, Changing Faith: Questions, Doubts…

Ten Missional Church Ideas

by Efrem Smith 1.) Adopt a school and create a tutoring program for low achieving students in reading and math. 2.) Preach and Teach…

The Privileged and the Poor

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="239"] Efrem Smith[/caption] by Efrem Smith Last week while attending my first board meeting of the National Association of Evangelicals, I…

Five Key Principles to Achieve Successful Transitional Leadership

By: in: Books, Succession, Uncategorized on: May 5, 2015

by Tom Mullins As I wrote in my book Passing the Leadership Baton, transition will be one of the greatest tests of your leadership, but…

Leadership Leprosy

By: in: Books, Uncategorized on: April 6, 2015

By Samuel R. Chand It’s inevitable, inescapable. By its very nature, leadership produces change, and change—even wonderful growth and progress—always involves at least a…