So you’re leading a more divided group of people than you ever imagined. And you’re leading them in a very angry era. Talk about complicated. People have always been somewhat divided. But it’s never been this divided. And people have rarely been this angry. The divisions have rarely been greater: political, economic, racial, geographic, ideological, theological and more.…

How to Unite a Divided People: 4 Keys to Leading in an Angry EraRead More

Beth Moore explains how she stays engaged on social media despite the controversies and challenges she gets, how she handles her critics, and shares some of the back story of her life and leadership and how she’s staying resilient over the long run. Welcome to Episode 380 of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes…

CNLP 380: Beth Moore on How to Handle the Train Wreck of Social Media, How She Handles Her Critics and How to Stay Resilient Over the Long RunRead More

So you want to quit. I get it. This has been an excruciating crisis to live through and lead through. While 25% of all workers want to quit their jobs right now, it appears  it may be even worst for church leaders. Apparently, the majority of pastors are at least thinking about it. In this…

So you want to quit. I get it. This has been an excruciating crisis to live through and lead through. So what do you want to do when you want to throw in the towel?
Here are a few things I learned about quitting for the wrong reasons, and a few things about leaving for the right ones.Read More

New York Times bestselling author, Lysa TerKeurst, returns to the podcast to explore forgiveness, an issue so many leaders struggle with. Every time someone leaves, criticizes you, betrays you or otherwise harms you, how do you forgive? Should you forgive? And, how do you set boundaries that keep you and others healthy? Welcome to Episode…

CNLP 379: Lysa TerKeurst on How to Forgive What You Can’t Forget, Overcoming Bitterness and Setting Boundaries that Make Sense for LeadersRead More

Thom Rainer works with thousands of church leaders and shares his insights on attendance trends in the post-quarantine church, what pastors of small, mid-sized and large church are missing and the tremendous opportunities ahead for church leaders. Welcome to Episode 378 of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes below or search for the Carey…

CNLP 378: Thom Rainer on the Post-Quarantine Church, What Pastors of Small, Mid-Sized and Larger Churches are Missing and the Opportunities AheadRead More

Todd Wilson, President of Exponential, talks about the future of church growth, why trying to get people back into buildings might be an old church planting strategy and the future of innovative church planting. Plus, Todd talks in-depth about how church funding models can adversely impact real innovation in church planting. Welcome to Episode 377…

CNLP 377: Todd Wilson on the Future of Church Growth, How Church Finances Impact the Return to Church, and the Future of Innovative Church PlantingRead More