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
Consider writing your personal "To-Don't" list.
It's not a tropical paradise. It's a much better place to be.
By Dr. Steve Greene
Find favor as you consistently communicate your core message.
Some agree and some disagree with Malachi 3 on this subject. What do you think?
God gives leaders gifts for service.
Keep in mind that faithfulness is a requirement here.
What captures kids' attention shapes their worldview and their future. We've obviously got a job to do.
Here's how to deal with the fiery dart of self-doubt.
Are than any other reasons you've discovered why people are reluctant to attend your church?
Small group leaders are no different than the rest of us. They need this, too.
Selecting future leaders is an important responsibility of a leader.
Check these out. It should make things a lot easier for you.
The conversations won't be easy, but the proactive approach will be very beneficial.
These four issues are major challenges for pastors.
Followers must buy in to a leader.
Pastoring is often a thankless job. Here's how you can show your gratitude toward your pastor any time of the year.
Have you ever made a poor hire? Asking yourself these questions may help to prevent that.
For some, the need for affirmation can become a hindrance.
Here are five points to consider about your leadership style.
Take the time out of your busy life to celebrate that which has stood the test of time and has challenged you to become the person you are today.
If you can't ask God to bless what you're doing, then you might want to think about doing something else.
You should do these things if you want to be effective at reaching out to your community.
Leaders who pray act better.
Serving as a pastor is an impossible job without the strength and courage that comes only from God.
Why are so many people not growing deeper in their relationship with God?
Here are four ways to rise above leading from desperation.
The first meeting of a leader should be calculated.
As we demonstrate the power of Christ through prayer and His love though action, we are standing in the gap between heaven and hell.
We can accomplish profound change in cities by strategically addressing today's urban issues in the spirit of unity and community.
While some churches believe their own websites are good enough, they may only be promoting themselves.
Leaders do this and leaders do that. The description of what leaders do is the focus of most books, blogs and biographies about the development of a leader.
Why do so many preachers' kids resent the ministry? Why do so many discredit the ministry of their parents?
If you want to hang around for more than just a while, check out these suggestions.
Spiritual receptivity comes and goes in people's lives like an ocean tide. Here's how to discern the level of receptivity in people.
The good represents some of the best practices of health churches. The bad, well ...
The study shows benefits, such as health insurance and retirement programs, vary significantly from position to the next.
They want to serve. Just ask them.
The quiet witness of his father led Roy Stockstill to faith in Christ.
Do you have a quick retrieval system?
The Holy Spirit is looking for men and women in every generation who refuse to be moved.
As pastors, we've heard it all. Or have we?
Church budgeting can be stressful, but with preparation, discipline, and prayer it can be very productive.
Here's why many leaders struggle to motivate their teams.
The difference between the two may be more complex than you think.
Church planting can't be an annual emphasis. It has to be an ongoing focus.
Pastors are constantly blessing the lives of their congregation. Don't forget that the Bible expects the congregation to also be a blessing to the life of the pastor.
The best leaders ask, "How may I serve you?"
The world might prompt us to panic about an impending economic crisis, but with the Lord's promises, we should know better.