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
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.
Here are four of the most common and practical expressions by which we can be casual or intense in our pursuit of God.
Sometimes as leaders, you must stifle your responses to foster a culture of creativity within volunteers and staff.
How do you handle a string?
Upon further review, maybe Periscope isn't so bad after all.
Here are four difficult steps to deal with it.
To be a great leader, you must at least have this.
In the heat of battle, covering provides comfort.
Are there people around you if wonder if you are truly leading?
There are several things needed to bring this kind of atmosphere into a local church.
We cannot increase God's love for us, but if we want our love for God to increase, we must do this.
Show and tell is a path to change.
We live in a day and a season when the voice of spiritual mothers is desperately needed. God is calling women to speak, to teach, to prophesy, to pray and to go to battle.
How does your church handle this?
There are several to choose from, but which gives you the most bang for your buck?
Leaders are admired for being decisive—in the short run.
When it's your time to go, will others remember you in the same manner they remember my dad?
Both Christians and non-Christians see evidence of a Creator. How does this belief affect our lives?
If you desire to grow as a leader, you should take on tasks that stretch you.
Leaders often drop the ball and then pick it up.
How do we measure up against the divine mandate? Do we emphasize it? Do we teach it? Do we model it?
Here's why you should stop thinking of leadership as synonymous with continual victory.
Pray for the families for whom this is not "another mass shooting," and then act in these ways.
This is the one book that changes everything.