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
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Leaders lead the leaving with grace.
Do you respond to criticism in a mature way?
Bad habits will produce bad leadership.
How do you gauge the success of your church?
It takes a great deal of practice to hone your craft in most anything you do. That goes for leadership skills too.
"There is no way to measure the impact that a wise, fruitful woman can have on the people around her and on the organization that she serves."
Are you speaking the same language as your audience?
The three keys to picking the right model for your church
Influence is borderless
Have you fallen for any of these deceptions?
It's important to determine the difference between a difficult person and an unreasonable person.
"The bottom line is salvation," Glenn says. "As long as I can see that happening and growing, then everything else is peripheral."
Lead a big idea today.
Spirit-filled Christians can still expect victory amid the end times.
Here are 10 popular views or models of what many believe the church should be.
A pair of resources can aid leaders in your church in defeating this ugly spirit when it rears its head.
Set the bar high.
"God says now is not the time for weariness and heaviness; they must go."
In the second of a three-part series, Rick Warren gets down to the practicality and simplicity of Jesus' teaching.
We Christians claim to believe the Bible is God's Word and that it's divinely inspired. Yet, we aren't reading it.
Discover the value of a daily time tithe.
These wonderful things are taking place and you may not even know it.
Unfortunately, it's a way of life for many in the ministry.
It is time for the women who have been waiting for prayers to be answered to be inflamed with the passion of faith.
Effective leaders know that less is more.
Most Christians want holiness and forgiveness, but are they willing to pay the price for it?
People often have opinions they won't share until they are given a direct invitation to share them. Think about these questions.
Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, used these principles. Give them a try.
The easy way out is not an effective leader's choice.
How would you address these concerns? What is your church doing now? What more would you like your church to do?
There is so much we can learn from Jesus' style of communication, not just his content.
Before you take a pastoral assignment, here are some things you should think about.
When leaders fret, progress declines.
As citizens of the kingdom, shouldn't we be dedicated to truth?
By Tim Smith
Here's why churches that have learned how to use the power of technology in their day-to-day activities have seen great results.
Why are so many pastors in the American church reflecting these things?
Show and tell is a favorite tool of leaders.
The scales are tipping, and here is why that reality engenders fear in some members.
By Dannah Gresh
Here is how the church can help its youth stay pure in a culture that glorifies sexual choice.
What are some of the ways you deal with these situations?
Sacrifices precede accomplished missions.
Everyone faces roadblocks. How we handle them is the key.
By Rachel Cruze
Young people need all the help they can get these days in handling their finances. These 3 important budgeting principles are a great start.
If you've ever doubted the effectiveness of your ministry, take this to heart.
Effective leaders worry about the outcomes of others.
Unmet expectations can be very frustrating. How much do you experience it?
By Tim Elmore
Is technology altering the minds of our youth?
It was Ruth Bell Graham who said many unhappy husbands and wives expect their spouses to be to them what only Jesus Christ can be. Here's why that's so true.