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
Trend spotting is a critical leadership skill.
What are some examples of ineffective senior-level leaders you've known? Which of these were lacking from his or her abilities?
When you step into the pulpit, remember Matthew 12:36, and how much more you will be held accountable as a teacher of The Word.
Most pastors have been nervous about delivering a sermon at one time or another. Here's what you should stay away from when in the pulpit.
How you live your life in your 20s, 30s and 40s matters. Take it from someone who has been there.
New responsibilities can cause us to lose focus.
Near the end of this month, the stakes will be high when the Supreme Court takes on this landmark issue. Here's why we should be on our knees in fervent prayer.
The question itself sounds ludicrous, but think read Isaiah 53:3 and think about it.
Frank Wright brings decades of leadership and communications experience to the broadcast ministry of the late D. James Kennedy.
Women of God, what will your role be in these tumultuous times? Will you cower or will you care?
Since 1984, Victory Manila in the Philippines has planted 60 churches. Joey Bonifacio, one of the pastors of Victory Manila, explains why the growth has been exponential.
Here's why you should drive decision authority deeper.
What churches do you know that establish expectations but do not always talk about accountability?
Ask yourself, as a shepherd, are you leading your sheep toward Christ or feeding leading them to the slaughter?
Why is church attendance on the decline if people believe that there's value in attending church?
Game-changing ideas are nurtured in organizational culture.
They are the ones who tithe and pay your salary. But how do you deal with these types of people?
Did you enjoy your Easter this way? If so, you're joining with your brothers and sisters around the world.
Forget about any expense that cannot be recovered and focus your decision making on what you can control in the future.
Recency and frequency are important benchmarks for training.
Have you experienced the positive reaction you're looking for when you make eye contact?
Does your to-do list feel long and heavy this week? How long has it been since you took your foot off the gas?
Rumors do their wicked work like termites, eating away at the foundation of trust. When faced with it, here's what you can do.
The choice of when to listen is not the critical question.
"Dr. Taylor was a theological giant who will be greatly missed."
When we examine Scripture about this subject, there is a somewhat surprising discovery.
Don Meyer, president of the University of Valley Forge, shares some insight of how Robert Schuller, who passed away last week, impacted his life and ministry.
Word choice and tone of voice create cause and effect.
Here's why having a church website, or church Facebook page or church anything is terribly ineffective if it isn't personal, human and relational.
If you have prodigal children, here are some good ways to bring them back. If you don't, here's how to prevent them from becoming prodigal children.
This needs to be said.
Are you the master of one?
Your voice, as a woman in ministry, is a voice that needs to be heard and is able to bring peace to many vicious storms.
When someone tells you, "you have rocks in your head," take it as high compliment.
Isn't the real role of a worship leader to lead people as an encourager to a great Savior?
The televangelist and megachurch founder has gone to be with the Lord. Please pray for his family.
An overwhelming amount of church services never hit this level in attendance. What's the reason?
The Crystal Cathedral leader and televangelist is in critical condition in a California nursing home.
Here's how members of a youth group are igniting revival around campuses in Central Florida.
Are you creating a holy buzz in your Sunday worship services?
If King David were alive today, this is what he might say to preachers of God's Word.
We need to receive and give outside of our bubbles. It can change you and your interaction with others.
By Dwayne Moore
Here's a call for worship leaders to join a community that is leaving a legacy in worship ministry as Asaph did.
Response to errors is a component of company culture.
If you practice these eight T.E.A.M.W.O.R.K. values with your team, you'll experience a new level of teamwork in your church that will take your ministry to new heights.
Authority should be respected, but there are times when it is appropriate to confront it. Jesus certainly did.
Here's how to identify these people and how you can engage them.
As His warriors, you are representing Jesus Christ. Here is why you should be a tireless vessel for the gospel.
You know you can't be there for every member of your congregation every time. Here are some things to consider when guilt gets you down.