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
The ear of Honest Abe
Nobody said doing God's work was going to be easy.
Here also are some things you can do about it.
How would "President Carson" share the gospel?
Fit for Mount Rushmore
The following principles should help in making godly choices.
As much as leaders desire improvement, many leaders wonder where they should go to grow. These will lead you in the right direction.
You have to do this before you can do anything else in the kingdom of God.
We should lead like Ike.
If you've ever been a caregiver, then you know how much of a challenge it can be. If not, you will be blessed by this.
Some follow-ups simply aren't received well.
Seminaries are a far different proposition these days from when I came through.
Part 1: Ronald Reagan, the Great Communicator
There needs to be a balance in churches.
These things can really get to you if you let them.
Men and women of God, it's crucial for you to get the word out to your congregations and to make a difference in these key states.
It's easier for a leader to fail than succeed.
Will you follow the One through uncharted waters who has called you by name?
See how this gospel-centered approach can help bring breakthrough for those in bondage.
Where are you in the levels of communication? What is the next step for you to improve?
Here are seven indicators of spirit-minded leadership.
This can be one of the most challenging relationships of all. But it can work if you trust in God and follow these ideals.
Navigating times of transition can sometimes be difficult. Here are some stories of senior pastors who transitioned to broader ministry.
When a follower decides to leave a church, cause or movement, it's almost always because one of these three promises has been broken.
Excitement is not the essence of execution.
Our responsibility is to stay connected to the Source and observe all that He has told us to do.
Are you faithfully discharging the duties God has given you and are you living up to the calling with which you are called?
Pastors are recommended to focus their messages this year on these subjects.
Leaders are the first to welcome accountability.
These "marketplace" pastors are incredible servants who fill a huge need among American congregations.
By Chris Huff
What a guest needs from us is trust and confidence in this area.
Why do we often merely prune ministry due to fear or politics when we really need a fresh start?
Hiring a new leader is a matter of prayer.
Sadly these days, this has become a necessity.
By Bj Pridham
Perhaps praise and worship, using our whole being—mind, body and soul—are indeed a fitting response for all Jesus has done.
Will your church remain faithful to the end and participate in the remnant church?
The team is either divided or unified.
"Let us not grow weary in doing good."
By Tim Smith
Don't allow your younger parishioners lose interest.
A recent study by LifeWay Research points to ways churches can encourage pastors to stay.
Mistakes lead to excellence.
Here are 10 challenges pastors' wives face of which others may not be cognizant.
Discover how to find God's healing and abundance through the Lord's Prayer.
Is the bleak outlook on this vocation, especially concerning relationships and life in general, due to work overload, stress and unreasonable expectations? Or is it something else?
Slippery slopes can cause big falls.
Here is why we should develop the same mindset.
By Chris Brown
Churches should help the members of their congregation find fulfillment together in Christ.
There is a difference between a stunt and devotion.