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
Dividers want to divide your organization.
If pastoral work were easy, people would be lining up to volunteer.
As followers of Jesus, we have an opportunity to be different in the workplace.
A recent LifeWay Research study yielded some pretty interesting results.
It's not about me.
It's time to leave behind the things that have kept you from greatness in your walk with Christ.
Here is how two gifted, unique artists have integrated their talents with their belief in the sacred.
These individuals have an inner strength that certainly makes God smile.
God's direction is clear and steady.
And by disruptive, it doesn't mean what you think.
By Shawn A. Akers
Playing their specific sport isn't the only job Christian athletes have.
Sometimes we need to expose these things to improve the local church.
Leaders make things happen through creativity.
The Word is filled with examples of where the Lord surprised His people in big ways.
By Brian Cosby
Many self-professing Christians today cherry-pick the Scriptures for a feel-good faith.
As a person who has been preaching and attempting to implement strategies, I have come up with the following essentials necessary for effectiveness in kingdom ministry.
Learning is a lifelong journey of small deliberate steps.
Here's how you can detect someone is unhappy before they leave your church.
By Dee Ann Turner
Fostering people's dreams catapults the business into a whole new realm.
You can be both. Here's how.
Leading by aphorisms may not affect the context.
The greatest tragedy is not death but life without purpose.
By Darren Shearer
Many marketplace Christians are unaware that the Holy Spirit has empowered them to witness in their place of business.
These should be obvious, but sometimes they can slip through the cracks.
How do you make mid-course adjustments?
The heartfelt desire of God is to speak to you concerning His plans for your life.
By Amanda Barbosa
This is how my education prepared me to follow the Holy Spirit in the corporate world.
It's all about how you can serve your congregation—and Jesus—better.
Effective leaders focus on what went right.
As many well know, there is a huge difference.
By Christine D. Johnson
Bubba Justice offers some insight into what it takes to train new ministers.
First Peter 2:17 answers that question adamantly.
Leaders serve without concern for self.
The last days are not a time for Christ followers to be timid.
By Brandon Cox
Your desire to grow your congregation means some things can't stay the same.
The ministry certainly has earned it with its history of spreading the gospel.
Leaders focus on quality rather than quantity.
What is your experience in church giving?
By Kurt Bubna
When your "Brutus" sticks his knife in your back, choose to act this way by the grace of God.
If you try to do this, you will almost guarantee your ineffectiveness.
The kingdom of God is not Fantasy Land.
"I never would have predicted these changes to take place so rapidly."
By Dr. Steve Greene
When visitors view your website the first time, do you connect with them?
There is no formula for it, but it's not completely unpredictable, either.
Rather than set unreachable or self-centered goals for this coming year, perhaps you should live by these standards.
The conclusion to the sermon lets them know that they have heard from the Lord today.
Do any of these apply to you?
We must be willing to do this if we want to bring others to Christ.
Are we tacitly encouraging this during our youth group outings?