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
Here are some things that can cause chaos and confusion in a church, which is just what Satan wants.
Could you imagine if the church got serious about our sins? What if we repented?
These ministries are meeting physical needs in the Holy Land. But more importantly, they're spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Has the small-group ministry at your church become stagnant? These suggestions could help.
While having a heart for global missions is a wonderful thing, shouldn't we also have a passion for sharing the gospel with the nations living next door to us?
If Jesus used this simple and effective model of prayer in His life, wouldn't it be logical for pastors to do so?
Dr. Myles Munroe was killed on Sunday in a plane crash after his private jet struck a construction crane during its approach to the Grand Bahama International Airport.
Young adults don't simply decide they don't want to go to church anymore. Here are some things that drive them away.
Strong, young children's pastors are hard to come by these days. Here's why veteran children's pastors must be intentional about investing in the next generation of leaders.
There are days as a senior leader when you feel like you don't have a friend in the world. Here's what to do.
Here's why we shouldn't be so quick to criticize Christian leaders when we hear things through the media.
Here's why the Christmas holiday season is a perfect time for your church to make a great first impression on guests.
Why do you suppose some first-time guests decide never to return to your church? Could one of these reasons be it?
The executive pastor at 12Stone Church in Georgia shares his secrets on how to be a solid communicator.
As a preacher, do you find yourself often scanning the audience for reactions to your sermons?
So what have you learned in working with self-aware people, or with leaders who are not self-aware? What has helped you grow as a leader?
Are there things that people in your church do now that contribute to driving children away from the church later in life?
How can a leader overcome the challenges that come with age in a culture that is constantly seeking the newest idea, approach or technique?
The evident flaws in the structure at Mars Hill Church are similar to those at other evangelical churches worldwide. Here's how you can avoid repeating Mars Hills' mistakes.
We humans bring most of our problems upon ourselves, but there is an enemy out there who simply doesn't like what you're doing. Here is a solution for combat with Satan.
Do you want to see your students transformed for Christ? Here are some words of encouragement that can help.
We as believers aren't responsible for fixing, or removing, or condemning someone's sin. Isn't that Jesus' job?
If your church is struggling financially, is it a money problem or a stewardship problem?
Here is why aligning yourself with God's view of marriage will always be the right choice.
When you are having a bad day, do you wait until you're in a better place emotionally to make important decisions?
Do you find yourself relentlessly pursuing God? Why not?
As a senior leader, do you understand your important role in setting these four principles for your church?
Here's how the Nazarene church plans to forge a 'new, dynamic publishing model' for the future.
A recent LifeWay Research study about Americans' theological views produced some very interesting results.
Contrary to some opinions, the doctrine of the translation of the church to heaven before the Great Tribulation was actually mentioned in the early centuries.
A recently released study by the Barna Group and the Cornerstone Knowledge Network revealed some surprising results concerning what Millennials want from their churches.
Always remember when you're spreading the gospel, conversion is not in your hands; it's in God's hands. Here's why some people simply won't believe what you're trying to tell them.
Isn't it about time to concern ourselves more with getting lost people through the front door of our church than stopping people from leaving?
Here are four reasons why reading is essential. If you're going to lead, shouldn't you be thinking further in advance than the people who you're leading?
Here are some gems of wisdom from a veteran pastor to the younger generation.
Worship leaders, when writing lyrics for music, there's a tendency to believe they can always be better. Here are some suggestions that will help you complete the process.
Are you a leader who writes down his random thoughts at any time during the day? Find out how it could be beneficial for you in your role.
Are you trying to take your church to the next level with God, or are you simply resting on your laurels?
It's not to be a dynamic speaker or an innovate influencer. The answer to the question may seem odd, but think about it.
Will we simply lie down and let our religious freedoms fall by the wayside? What can you do?
Being honest, is there something in your life that you're putting above God?
If your church is in its beginning stages, here are some suggestions as to how you can attract people to your services.
A quick read through the book of Acts will more than answer that question.
Christianity in America has a reputation for self-interest and hurtful attitudes toward certain groups. Here's why the church should re-engage the culture in a new and better way.
Guess who does many good things for your church you may not know about? The answer may surprise you.
In case you haven't noticed, there seem to be some marked differences between the two.
Regardless of their non-belief, Christians shouldn't just blow off the atheists as if they have nothing worth saying. Here's why.
Some youth leaders may be mishandling their outreach to teens. Here are some common missteps some make.
With all of your sermons on tithing and giving, are you practicing what you preach?