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These are characteristics you almost have to have in people if you are going to work well together long-term.
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.
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.
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.
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.