You've heard of IQ, but what about EQ? Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you.

Studies show emotional and social skills are four times more important than IQ when considering success in numerous fields.

The best part?...

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Businesses use data well, even if it’s sometimes creepy. It’s time the church followed suit—minus the creepiness. Churches need to pastor the data!

The typical church is not good at tracking data. We keep track of how big the offering is. We keep good track of attendance. But we honestly don’t us...

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Systems are often seen as bad or mechanical, so many pastors shy away from them. But systems can help move people in their relationship with God. Systems are crucial to the health of your church and the growth of your people. Below are 5 systems every church should consider if they want healthy gro...

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These mistakes can take away from the positive experience you want your visitors, members, volunteers and staff to have at your church.

1. Failure to have an informative, easy-to-use website. 

I cringe when I see some churches’ websites. That is now the first place a prospective guest visits whe...

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Too early to be thinking about next year’s budget? All churches have financial budgets and there are different times they are formed. Most churches use the traditional calendar year—January 1 to December 31—for their budget years. But not all churches do. Some use a fiscal year—often July 1 to June...

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