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
Have you ever known someone who seems to have a special connection with God—someone God uses to accomplish amazing things?
We can change the marketplace by making disciples.
When you're facing conflict in life and leadership—when you're angry—take time to do this. It changes everything.
The father of Dr. Mark Rutland, who went home to be with the Lord last week, was a patriotic veteran, a devoted family man and, above all, a faithful servant of Christ.
With social media apps like Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, the opportunities for your church members to view pornography, whether they want to or not, multiply.
Church leaders have a critical role in the establishment of the kingdom of God in the marketplace.
Your church may not be able to afford some of these, but at least it should work toward these goals for the pastors.
By Natalie Gillespie
Here is how secure e-giving options promote churchgoers' financial commitment.
"If you want to write law, run for Congress, but don't do it from the bench."
Spiritual leaders die to self.
Comparing yourself to others can have a huge impact on your life, but not in a positive way.
By Mike Rakes
Take advantage of sermon preparation tools to grow your understanding of the Scriptures.
Take care of you, so you can take care of others in return.
Leaders must be willing to hear "no" and obey.
Not only does it cause dissension in the church, but it means their hearts and minds are closed to the teaching of God's Word.
By John Bevere
What is your ultimate goal?
The problem with programs is not the programs themselves. It's this.
Does the presence of the Holy Spirit make a difference in your organization?
As citizens of the kingdom, don't we have a special responsibility to be courageous, truthful and transparent in love?
By Kurt Bubna
Regular reflection, meditation and silence can improve your life.
Which of these are really meaningful for you?
Leaders walk a fine line in building trust.
Truly, you have no ministry if your ministry has no prayer.
By Brandon Cox
Here is why few things are as powerful as praise for those you lead and encounter every day.
When a church moves from poor health to good health, it changes the community, lives and the world.
Dependence on God is the foundation of leadership.
Children and students are part of the church now, and we'll lose them if we don't minister well to them today.
Why communicating and clarifying a ministry's vision is the primary role of the leader.
Briefly, here are some lessons I taught to a group of men recently. I hope they will bless you too.
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.
Change is never an easy thing, but these suggestions could help ease the burden.
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.
We should not sit back and expect the Lord to move us from mess to glory.
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.