“Lead Better” Is Not The Answer

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When the business principles referenced in last week’s post don’t create healthy church growth (and they won’t), many pastors conclude that another business precept is at fault – leadership.  Countless business books, articles and consultants tell company executives how to … Read More

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At its core, a church is a collection of individuals brought into common worship and fellowship. A church’s impact is largely determined by the cumulative actions and witness of its members between Sundays. The church naturally disperses when they leave … Read More

Let Love Rule: It Might Be Time for a Heart Check


by Phil Miglioratti   Whenever a particular colleague would call me on the phone, I would immediately freeze up. Our ministry was suffering from his seemingly self-serving decision-making and destructive actions. When confronted, he refused to repent or resign. Somehow … Read More

Why Bigger Is Not Necessarily Better

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For companies, the objective is always growth – in size and profitability.  However, as most of us have experienced, corporate growth can actually reduce the quality of products and customer service.  New growth initiatives, whether organic or through acquisition, may … Read More

Why Many Churches Do The Unthinkable

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The Good Samaritan story begins with a question by an expert in religious law – likely a leader in a church – about the first and greatest commandment.  In response to his follow-up question, Jesus defines the man’s “neighbor” not … Read More

Why Isn’t Your Church Growing?

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We’ve studied thousands of churches and discovered why so few are growing – not only in terms of size but in impact, influence and public perception.  In other words, experiencing healthy growth where love for the Lord and others is so … Read More