The EFCA blog offers both proven practices and alternative perspectives for Christian faith and ministry from leaders in the Evangelical Free Church of America®.

Leading churches

Find inspiration and wisdom from pastors and leaders.

The Heart of a Shepherd

Part 2: The joy of portable grace

The Heart of a Shepherd

Part 1: The slow, small, but immeasurably sacred work

Three Ways to Be Present With Your Team

How to build intentional connections on a growing team.

Are You Annoyed by Singing the Same Chorus Over and Over?

I was, but God changed my heart.

The Best Ways for Leaders to Retreat

Do you know how to retreat well?

How to Gain Experience Before You Step Behind the Pulpit

Examining the value of pastoral residencies.

Church-Growth Fear or Excitement?

An excerpt from "More People to Love: How the Bible starts in a garden and ends in a city and what that means for you."

Turning the Page, Again

Reflections for the year ahead

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