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
Do you have another side that shows up under stress?
The nature of criticism can be extremely draining, but here is how it can be used for good.
By Chuck Lawless
Here's how to become a more effective preacher and teacher—even if you don't like critiques.
Here's why sincerity is a key value and a core component of both effectively representing the gospel and communicating God's truth in this present age.
God's grace is sufficient.
This past month, the U.S. government reported a seven-year-low in unemployment. Like an economist analyzing an economic report, we need to selectively filter information in our ministry.
By Rick Warren
Here are three reasons why working with a highly effective and motivated team can improve your ministry.
As if the first 10 were not enough.
What happens when all that you have multiplies?
At which level is your church?
By Phil Cooke
Before picking fights with online troublemakers, consider an alternative approach.
"Please tell me that true Christianity calls for genuine repentance of all sin, including homosexuality."
Best practices create predictable outcomes.
Make unexpected alterations in your day an energizing resource.
By John Velsor
Whether it's in a mall, a movie theater or at a YMCA, congregations can find a home anywhere.
These are almost no-brainers. Can you think of more?
Some leaders earn influence sooner than others.
Here's why this fruit of the Spirit should be cultivated every day.
By Nelson Searcy
Here's why a first career in business is great preparation for starting a church.
There is a biblical plan for this.
Didn't Paul preach about continuous improvement?
Is your pastor unprepared or unwilling to preach this important message?
Do you display these characteristics?
These are all red flags when it comes to outside media's perceptions of pastors.
Our path determines our destiny.
By Dr. James R. Russell
Honoring God in the marketplace yields an abundance of spiritual fruit.
By Ken Walker
How God has led some pastors out of the pulpit into significant ministry opportunity.
Is this term still relevant?
Here's how effective leaders nurture.
You don't have to compromise the truth of God's Word to be creative with your sermons.
By Taylor Berglund
Barnhart Crane and Rigging shows how significantly business can impact the church.
Does your family life take precedence over your ministry?
Are you always looking at the bigger picture?
Strong church leaders can dethrone the dominion of sympathy addicts.
Did you know that God uses a very predictable process to build your character?
Lukewarm leadership is unstable.
The Hebrew word has a powerful meaning.
There rarely is a simple explanation for the decline of a church. It could be a combination of these factors.
Even if you have no interest in urban settings and ministries, please read this. It concerns your duty with the Great Commission.
Effective leaders demand process over outcomes.
He says one thing leads to behavior and beliefs that are, frankly, deadly.
By Wil Lake
Here's how one church is helping business.
Far too many gifted student pastors flame out in their transition to senior pastor. Why does this happen?
Time management is a matter of choice.
We are more than conquerors and have the infallible Word of God. We have the Spirit of the living God inside of us and the right to use the name that is above all names.
Here's why worship leaders should get back to the simplicity of moving God's heart.
Do you want your church to become stronger and healthier? Check this out.
"Teach us to pray the leader's prayer."
Here are some ways your church can deal with this if it comes to light.