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33 Resistance Band Exercises You Can Do Literally Anywhere

Rock out with the band! Resistance bands are a great addition to any strength training routine or rehabilitation program and come in a variety of …

PRINTABLE: 10 Must-Know Resistance-Band Moves

<b>BY THE LIVESTRONG.COM TEAM</b><p>We recently published a helpful piece on the <b>10 Resistance Band Exercises to Tone and Tighten</b>. Whether you print it, pin it, …

Revival? We can expect it. | Andrew C. Thompson

John Wesley had a long career in ministry—stretching from the mid-1720s to his death in 1791. During that time, he personally experienced many ups …

How You Can Benefit from All Your Stress

You are stressed — by your deadlines, your responsibilities, your ever-increasing workload, and your life in general. If you are like me, you even stress about how much stress you’re feeling — worrying that it is interfering with your performance and possibly taking years off of your life.<p>This …

The Life Cycle of the Sermon

Most sermons follow a similar pattern: birth, death, burial, resurrection, and ascension.<p>In his 25 years of preaching, Pete Scazzero, pastor of New …

11 Traits of Churches That Will Impact the Future

Almost every leader I talk to acknowledges that our culture is shifting.<p><b>To reach a changing culture, the church needs to change. Rapidly.</b><p>Don’t get me …

My Takeaways from the 2013 Chick-fil-A Leadercast

<b>Andy Stanley</b>, pastor of NorthPoint Church and bestselling author and communicator: Level five leaders don’t feel the need to be the smartest person …

10 Presentation Techniques You Can (And Should) Copy From Apple's WWDC Keynote

I look forward to Apple keynote presentations and product launches because, as a communication specialist, it’s hard for me to find a better role model for creating, designing, and delivering a presentation. The keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 offers yet another …

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

21 Key Learnings from Andy Stanley and the Drive Conference

I was at the Drive 13 Conference this week, North Point Church’s leadership conference in Atlanta.<p>I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve been in a …

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How Data Can Forge a Stronger Bond with Your Board<p>Data belongs in everyone's hands<p>What's powering the growth of European Wax Center? Data.<p>Paying …

A 5 Step Method For Delivering a Talk Without Using Notes

When I was just starting to speak publicly, I was always amazed by communicators who could speak without using notes.<p>I wanted to be able to do that, …

“Making Vision Stick”

<b>Andy Stanley has written a must-read book for leader/communicators who want to maximize the adhesiveness of their vision!</b><p>Andy Stanley, founding and …

Praying for Pastors

A few years ago, we came across a great weekly guide for praying for pastors. It comes from Dan Reiland’s book, Shoulder to Shoulder: Strengthening …

Preacher & Prayer

Shortly after responding to my call to ministry, I read a little book by E.M. Bounds called Power Through Prayer (originally called <i>Preacher and …

5 Takeaways From “The Circle Maker”

I’ve written several posts about The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson over the last few months, including …<p>In this final post, I thought I’d share some …

“Resonate”: Bringing it All Together

This is the final post in a series of posts on Resonate by Nancy Duarte. Previous posts include …<p>Well, obviously, I love the book. I knew it was …

The 4 Ss of Sermon Preparation

This is an update of a post called 5 Stages of Sermon Preparation that I wrote over a year ago. The 4 Ss are simpler and more streamlined (all start …

Preaching Requires Investment

Preaching is hard work. It’s not just the act of preaching that’s hard, but all of the prep that goes into it during the days (and sometimes weeks) …

5 Years of One-Point Preaching

It’s been five years since I read Communicating for a Change by Andy Stanley and Lane Jones. Stanley and Jones propose a model for preaching …

One-Point Preaching

The most impacting book I’ve ever read on preaching/communication is Communicating for a Change by Andy Stanley and Lanes Jones. The book is based on …