How to Keep Leading (And Growing) When 10%, 20% or 40% of Your Church Disappears

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 23, 2021

One of the biggest challenges most pastors are facing right now is that a meaningful percentage of their congregation seems to have disappeared. Or at…

How to Keep Leading (And Growing) When 10%, 20% or 40% of Your Church Disappears

CNLP 417: Simon Sinek on Why the Church is Losing Ground, the Importance of Existential Flex and How Deep, Personal Crisis Spawned Start With Why

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 18, 2021

Simon Sinek unpacks his back story, including how his grandfather shaped him, how ADHD impacted his leadership and how a deep, personal crisis led to…

CNLP 417: Simon Sinek on Why the Church is Losing Ground, the Importance of Existential Flex and How Deep, Personal Crisis Spawned Start With Why

How to Pastor a Mob

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 16, 2021

How do you pastor a mob? The truth is you can’t. At least not easily. The only problem is that right now you have to. In…

How to Pastor a Mob

CNLP 416: Phil Cooke Gives Pro Tips on Digital Media, How to Handle Critics and Crisis, and Why Gimmicks Don’t Work

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 12, 2021

Phil Cooke has produced TV and film programs in more than 100 countries and has been featured on NBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, The New…

CNLP 416: Phil Cooke Gives Pro Tips on Digital Media, How to Handle Critics and Crisis, and Why Gimmicks Don’t Work

CNLP 415: Dave Ferguson on the Future of the Micro-Church, Red Light, Green Light and Yellow Light People, and the Future of Networking

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 11, 2021

Dave Ferguson peers into the future to talk about the future of the micro-church, networks and how red light, green light and yellow light thinking…

CNLP 415: Dave Ferguson on the Future of the Micro-Church, Red Light, Green Light and Yellow Light People, and the Future of Networking

The Coming Church Split (It’s Not What You Think)

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 9, 2021

Is there a split in the future church ahead? Unfortunately, I think the answer is yes. It’s not your typical (and usually awful) church split…

The Coming Church Split (It’s Not What You Think)

CNLP 414: Tim Keller on Rethinking His Beliefs About Suffering, What Cancer is Teaching Him, How Culture is Changing and the Future of the Church

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 4, 2021

Tim Keller shares some personal reflections about his recent battle with pancreatic cancer and how it’s causing him to rethink his beliefs about God and…

CNLP 414: Tim Keller on Rethinking His Beliefs About Suffering, What Cancer is Teaching Him, How Culture is Changing and the Future of the Church

Some Non-Obvious Reasons You Feel Busier Than Ever

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 2, 2021

I’m guessing you probably feel busier than ever. Almost every leader I talk to does. Dealing with an overwhelming, never-ending list of responsibilities was a…

Some Non-Obvious Reasons You Feel Busier Than Ever

CNLP 413: Francis Chan on Escalating Division, Asian Hate, and Why Influence in the Church Can’t Come from Self-Promotion

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 29, 2021

Francis Chan has become convicted that division in the church is escalating and causing deep harm. He also thinks it’s tied to the desire for…

CNLP 413: Francis Chan on Escalating Division, Asian Hate, and Why Influence in the Church Can’t Come from Self-Promotion

CNLP 412: Annie F. Downs Deconstructs How to Engage an Audience, Getting Traction on Podcasts, and Why Hobbies and Fun are Essential for Leaders

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 27, 2021

Annie F. Downs returns to the podcast to talk about how she got her audience fully engaged in her book launch, which led to hitting…

CNLP 412: Annie F. Downs Deconstructs How to Engage an Audience, Getting Traction on Podcasts, and Why Hobbies and Fun are Essential for Leaders

5 Signs I Need To Put On My Desk (And You Might Too)

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 25, 2021

As a leader, you probably need to remind yourself of certain things on a regular basis. I know I do. As a young leader, I…

5 Signs I Need To Put On My Desk (And You Might Too)

3 Key Lessons for Your Church from a Study of 20,000 Online Events

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 22, 2021

This is a post written by Rich Birch. Rich is the founder of Unseminary and is a member of my Speaking Team. You can book Rich to consult with…

3 Key Lessons for Your Church from a Study of 20,000 Online Events

CNLP 411: Ian Morgan Cron Explains How Your Enneagram Type Responds to Chronic Stress and the Difference Between Fake Authenticity and True Vulnerability

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 20, 2021

After a year of leading through constant crisis, how are leaders supposed to cope? Ian Morgan Cron and Carey catch up on how each Enneagram…

CNLP 411: Ian Morgan Cron Explains How Your Enneagram Type Responds to Chronic Stress and the Difference Between Fake Authenticity and True Vulnerability

The Big Church Leadership Mistake of 2021 (That You Can Still Avoid)

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 19, 2021

As America and other parts of the world have begun to open again for in-person services, many churches and organizations keep falling into a trap…

The Big Church Leadership Mistake of 2021 (That You Can Still Avoid)

CNLP 410: John Ramstead on Training for Top Gun, Quick Decision-Making in Crisis and Becoming Resilient

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 15, 2021

John Ramstead shares leadership skills drawn from flight school and from the cockpit of F-14A Tomcat fighter jet and shares principles that apply to all…

CNLP 410: John Ramstead on Training for Top Gun, Quick Decision-Making in Crisis and Becoming Resilient