Church Planting

myths

5 Dumb Myths Too Many Leaders Believe

How do you know you haven’t fallen for a leadership myth that simply isn’t true? Answer: sometimes you don’t. Too many leaders hold a few damaging core beliefs that simply aren’t true. Myths are everywhere in our culture. It’s not that hard to roll our eyes at people who fall for urban legends. But there are also leadership…

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CNLP 194: Jerry Hurley on Keys to Scaling Your Ministry, Leaving Corporate to Help Build Life Church and What Makes Working With Millennials Work

Jerry Hurley joined the staff at Life Church in 1998, when it was a single campus and running about 600 people. He’s been on the senior leadership team as it’s grown to over 80,000 attenders and 29 locations today. Jerry shares his top insights on scale, leaving the corporate world and recruiting staff and volunteers.…

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Church growth

Why We All Need to Do a Motive Check on Church Growth

So you want your church to grow. Wonderful. Here’s a challenging question: why? Your motivation for wanting your church to grow is pivotal for a number of significant reasons. First, if you’re a church leader, it’s not your church, it’s God’s. And one day you’ll give an account to God for what you did with…

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Warren Bird on the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast

CCLP 018: Warren Bird Talks Canadian Research, Why Our Countries are Different, and Why Some Churches Grow When Others Don’t

Dr. Warren Bird is the Director of Research and Intellectual Capital at Leadership Network, a nonprofit that helps innovative Christian leaders increase their impact. He discusses the latest research on Canadian churches, why American and Canadian churches are so different and church growth. Welcome to Episode 018 of the podcast, which you can access on iTunes…

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