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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Church payroll and tax laws

What you need to know now


WEB-EXCLUSIVE: 3 reasons to hire for potential over experience

By Milan Ford In a recent study performed by professors at Stanford University and Harvard Business School, it was discovered that several industry-leading companies now favor new job candidates who appear to have the “potential” to succeed in the roles they were applying for over those who had already demonstrated some measure of success in […]


The 6 reasons, 6 dos and 2 don’ts of the reprimand

There are six reasons for a reprimand … 1) Values are disregarded. Your business or team might have a high value of being on time to meetings. If this is violated multiple times, it could easily be reason for a reprimand. 2) Rules have been broken. Your teenager knows his curfew, yet violates it regularly. […]


5 common preaching mistakes & how to fix them

Preaching week after week, year after year, is extremely challenging. Doing so with any degree of consistency and excellence is even more challenging. No preacher is at his or her best every weekend. Personal matters and church issues can hurt preparation time. Sometimes, the well just seems dry. There’s no freshness, no zip on the […]


How to reach and lead the millennials

Millennials at National Community Church in Washington, D.C., attend worship services in various venues.

By Rez Gopez-Sindac They want to change the world and will need intentional mentors to succeed. The Millennials — those born after 1980 — constitute the new mega generation. Right now there are about 80 million Millennials in America. This confident, connected and ethnically diverse generation is a major force to be reckoned with. They […]


10 things to know about leading young adults


By Sam S. Rainer III The younger generation is not the church of the future. They are the church of today. What are they looking for in a church leader? How can you equip them to lead today? Allow me to offer 10 insights. 1. They desire integrity among leaders. Our research has shown that […]


Florida church’s “Back to School” mission project fills hundreds of backpacks for local students

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale’s children’s ministry “Back to School” mission project collects hundreds of filled backpacks for local students


WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Acoustics 101

What pastors need to know about how acoustics supports the spoken word


Geography matters!

How to plan for multi-site expansion using ChMS analytics and data


A safe place, always


Imperatives — and strategies — for using technology to keep children secure