Andy Stanley returns to the podcast and breaks down the process he uses to make decisions, why he moved to team-based decision making as a young leader, and what the limits of gut-based decision making are. Andy walks leaders through five questions that will help them make better decisions and have fewer regrets, and explains…

CNLP 389: Andy Stanley Dissects the Process He Uses to Make Decisions, the Limits of Gut-Based Decision Making, and How to Stop Lying to Yourself as a LeaderRead 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
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In July 2020, Andy Stanley made national news when he announced North Point would not reopen until 2021. In this interview, Andy explains his reasons for the decision, the methodology he uses to find clarity, what he’s learning about preaching to a camera and the hardest part of the pandemic for him personally. Welcome to…

CNLP 373: Andy Stanley on Why He Hasn’t Reopened North Point for In-Person Services, His Methodology for Finding Clarity, and What He’s Learning About Preaching to a CameraRead More
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Brad Lomenick returns to the podcast to talk about his new podcast, H3 Leadership, and how to grow your influence without producing more content. Brad explains the power of curating content and connecting people, and how he used that to build one of the largest leadership networks out there. Brad also discusses future trends every…

CNLP 370: Brad Lomenick on How to Grow Your Influence Without Producing More Content, the Future of Live Events, and Future Trends Every Leader Should WatchRead More

Greg Atkinson returns to the podcast to talk about welcoming guests online. So much has changed since COVID hit, and Greg shares best and worst practices for engaging online and in-person guests, how to move attenders into engagers, and how to best deal with trolls and other people who threaten to take you off mission.…

CNLP 369: Greg Atkinson on How to Grow Engagement in Online Attendance, Best and Worst Digital and In-Person Church Practices, and Improving the Church Guest ExperienceRead More

This post on the algorithms around us is written by Leslie Mack. Leslie is a creative director, singer-songwriter, and communicator from Atlanta, Georgia. I recently interviewed her for ChurchPulse Weekly on how to leverage this crisis to reach the next generation. You can listen to the interview here.  By Leslie Mack You and your team…

3 Reasons “The Algorithm” Hates Some of Your Best ContentRead More

Today’s post is written by David Kinnaman. David is the president of Barna and has authored numerous books, including unChristian, You Lost Me, Good Faith and Faith for Exiles. David co-hosts the ChurchPulse Weekly podcast with Carey Nieuwhof as they cover the weekly impact the crisis is having on leaders and churches. Subscribe for free…

New Trends: 4 Ways The Pandemic Is Negatively Impacting PeopleRead More