Category Archives: Leadership Lifters by Rick Warren

7 ways small groups can reach people for Jesus

“Some men arrived carrying a paraplegic on a stretcher. They were looking for a way to get into the house and set him before Jesus. When they couldn’t find a way in because of the crowd, they went up on … Continue reading

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The need for exponential faith thinking

As a proponent of church health and growth, I’ve come to believe in the necessity of exponential faith-thinking. To explain this in very practical terms, consider adding a zero to every goal. Do you want to reach 1,000 for Christ … Continue reading

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A Leader’s Prayer Life

You can learn a lot about a person by the kind of prayer he prays. For instance, a selfish prayer indicates a selfish spirit. Have you ever heard a prayer that sounds like a Christmas list – I want this, … Continue reading

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Making a good thing better

by Rick Warren How do you make a good thing better? How do you use creativity and technology to solve problems?  Know what you’re good at. Many people are trying to be all things to all people. You can’t really … Continue reading

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God’s strategy for your success, part 3

By Rick Warren This is the third installment in a four part series. Today, I am going to look at another one of the principles of success. In the last two issues, I discussed the first three principles: 1. Be … Continue reading

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A Pastor must be in a small group

by Rick Warren A pastor must be in a small group. You need to show your congregation that small groups are so important for spiritual growth that even you belong to one. This allows you to share about your experiences, … Continue reading

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God’s Strategy for your Success, part 4

By Rick Warren   This month I will be discussing the final principle for success. To recap, the first four principles are: 1. Be clear in your direction 2. Be confident in your desires 3. Be committed to your decision … Continue reading

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