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
It the midst of this awful situation, the church has the opportunity truly to be the body of Christ.
Jentezen Franklin urges ministry leaders to be strong and courageous in dealing with these issues in the pulpit.
Do any of these describe you?
By Taylor Berglund
"My core belief in media is that the anointing of the Holy Spirit can be transmitted through media."
It's much easier than you may think.
There is more to it than uploading sermon audio to iTunes.
By Chris Brown
Are you sometimes stricken by squirrel-like indecision?
Its power will change your past, your present and your future.
This is the real key to kingdom and church growth.
After church leaders were asked, five common themes emerged.
If we lose our why, we lose our way.
Unfortunately, these are common in the ministry.
In ministry, it's easy to forsake or take for granted your relationship with your spouse.
Small changes in sermon approach and delivery can open wide doors to post-moderns.
What kind of race are you running?
Determine to get to God's throne without the regret of missed opportunities to bring more people into His family.
These are characteristics you almost have to have in people if you are going to work well together long-term.
By Chris Brown
Here are three ways leaders can battle the insecurity that drains and defeats.
As pastors and leaders, we are responsible for the spiritual care and leadership of our entire congregations.
These simple instructions are also our blueprint for spreading the gospel and advancing the kingdom.
"You need to ask yourself this question: 'What would I attempt for God if I knew I couldn't fail?'"
If you observe worship leaders at all, these will capture your attention.
There are plenty of ways to knock the enemy back in his place.
What would a can of peas do for you?
The process and the decision-making rationale are significantly different than they were just a decade or so ago.
You might do well to follow Walt Disney's example.
Even though this process is used by as many as 200,000 congregations in the U.S., there still seems to be a mystery about it.
Church leadership at every level is, at some point, accompanied by personal drama. With God's help and guidance, you can navigate your way beyond it.
We must never take this lightly. Lives hang in the balance.
There's nothing wrong with a catchy sermon series title. But here's why you shouldn't go overboard.
The following guidelines should help in making godly responses.
Momentum is not a mystery, but here's how to better understand it.
By Tom Shanklin
This pastor has stayed put for 50 years and watched God do great and mighty things.
New seasons come and surely go.
Everyone needs a break now and then.
You can do it in a way that encourages the family and makes Jesus prominent.
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.