Author name: Dan Reiland

Dan Reiland is Executive Pastor at 12Stone Church in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He previously partnered with John Maxwell for 20 years, first as Executive Pastor at Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, then as Vice President of Leadership and Church Development at INJOY.

4 Ways to Assess a Church

Every Sunday thousands of people visit churches across America. They are immediately making decisions about whether or not they will return. Whether you are looking for a church, or you are a pastor and hoping your guests will return, there are some helpful insights to gain here in assessing a church.

Leadership Behind the Scenes

Sandy Knap was one of the best leaders I’ve known. For those who are tempted to think that leadership from behind the scenes has less impact, Sandy’s life was a constant refresher about the power of servant leadership.

Preparing for Easter

Easter is only about six weeks away. March 27th will arguably carry the greatest potential to reach the unchurched for Jesus over any other weekend the rest of the year. Are you ready?

5 Leadership Lessons from a Waterfall Climb

I once took a 1,000 ft waterfall climb in Jamaica. The huge falls had fast-moving water over large boulders so the guide instructed us to hold hands and form a long line. It was counterintuitive at first, but I quickly learned there was some valuable leadership insights at play.