Patrick Lencioni noticed that no matter how long or how well a leader leads, some things continue to frustrate almost every leader. Pat and his team came up with a new assessment called Working Genius designed to help every leader figure out what energizes and what drains them, and where their best contribution comes from.…

CNLP 391: Patrick Lencioni on How to Discover Your Working Genius, Uncovering Why Some Aspects of Leadership Drain You and Others Energize You, and How to Get the Best Out of Your TeamRead More

Alli Worthington coached business leaders and ministry leaders through the crisis of 2020. She shares the mindset and actions the leaders who made progress in 2020 adopted and the mindset and action those who floundered embraced. She also talks about why you can have too many cheerleaders around you, and how to overcome negative thinking.…

CNLP 388: Alli Worthington on What Successful Leaders Did to Thrive in the Crisis, How Cheerleaders Can Harm You as a Leader, and Overcoming Negative ThinkingRead More

Over the last 18 years, Bob Westfall has helped charities and not-for-profits raise over one billion dollars for their work. He unpacks why some people give and others don’t, the wrong script to use when raising money, and the principles behind raising more money. Bob also explains why economic downturns don’t necessarily reduce giving and…

CNLP 384: Bob Westfall on How to Raise More Money, Create a Culture of Generosity, and Why Giving Can Grow During Tough Economic TimesRead 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

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

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