Ministry Today proudly presents Greenelines, a new blog from Dr. Steve Greene.
Dr. Greene writes on a wide range of topics important to leaders, church administrators and young leaders in development.
He has lead business organizations, served as a dean of a college of business and lead as a senior pastor. Greene's primary focus is to equip the leaders of saints.Read Greenelines
On the edge is a dangerous place to be. Here's how to overcome it.
Who are you called to lead? And whom are you leading in this season?
Creatives don't need freedom alone—they need more.
We are all susceptible to this, since all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.
Whether you voted for Donald Trump or not, please petition God for a smooth transition for him into the White House and for a united country.
Rather than provide definitive guidelines, here are some questions to consider.
Here are 10 steps to creating a great environment for kids.
Leaders are diligent about keeping their heart near the cross.
"To opt out of participation in this festival of the democratic process is to say publicly that their oath meant nothing."
Your entire church will benefit from a well-rounded approach.
It could make for some great opportunities.
God is calling marketplace Christians to rise up in the spirit of Hebrews 13:2.
Failure to make the tough choices, when needed, can limit the growth and even viability of our church.
The future of your life, ministry and church will be determined by the way you address these.
There are at least five great reasons for this.
God can and does use small churches in significant ways to advance His Kingdom.
When your darkest secrets are exposed, carnage is almost certain to follow. In our ministries, we need to find a haven where safety and solace are priorities.
Kids learn best this way.
Decision making is risky without guidance from the Holy Spirit.
Read why this law is so dangerous to the kingdom culture.
Greater chemistry leads to better team performance.
If we attempt to walk in these, we will leave a powerful imprint on the world around us.
None of us wants to buy real estate in the valley of despair and disappointment.
By David Leuschner
The new year is a time for reflection. What's working in our tech ministry? What's not?
These days, we need the Prince of Peace more than ever.
For freedom to truly ring from everywhere, it can no longer be done through the dream of one man.
At some point, every leader has to make a decision.
Like those involved in any other ministry, greeters can get in a rut.
Leaders make strong efforts to pick their team every day.
We are in already in a war. Let us enter the fight as fully trained soldiers with the full armor and power of our God.
"At the Village Church, we became convinced that to truly be a multicultural community, our leadership group would need to be multicultural."
A church's health is measured by its obedience to this important mandate, not by its seating capacity.
Find out how to activate this prophetic word of increase in your company.
Here are some things Evangelist John Burton might change if he decided to start another church.
The best way to be successful in ministry is to stay in ministry.
What are your greatest challenges facing your team this year?
Lack of vision and clarity for the future produces a sense of under-communication that demotivates and discourages people. Don't let that happen.
Start checking the soil.
It's no wonder the church has outlived the Roman Empire as well as every other dynasty and empire that existed at the church's birth 2,000 years ago.
They are not mutually exclusive, but often intersect at a beautiful crossroads of life with the Savior.
Most churches have sacred cows. Here are some challenges you might face.
As the pervasiveness of social media grows, it would be unwise to continue to ignore your church's social media strategy and presence.
An abundance mentality enhances our vision of scarcity.
Your role as a pastor is to protect the flock from wolves and from false teachers.
You need this element if you are going to stay in ministry for the long haul.
These trends are relatively easy to predict, but that does not make them less important.
A new year is a good time to welcome change.
Jesus did it many times throughout His ministry. It would benefit yours, too.