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
It's not too late to defeat this foe, but time is of the essence.
Here are only four change factors, and hints at the implications.
When churches do have a prison ministry, it is often run on an informal basis.
What would you add to this list?
It's a bit different than Facebook or Twitter. See what you can do with it.
These are important kingdom principles James William Davis handed down to his sons.
Media and preschoolers don't always mix. These suggestions will help you minister to them.
Does anyone really remember King Jerhoram?
And they're tough ones, no question about it.
Pastor Ron Edmondson isn't opposed to meetings, just some of them.
Leaders must not be influenced by rear vision.
"So many today have religion and not a true relationship with Christ."
Pastors, while you're on vacation, don't just skip church. You'll be glad you didn't.
During this Father's Day week, the co-founder of the Billion Soul Network reflects upon his dad's impact on his life and the kingdom.
Kingdom promises are perfectly reliable and certain.
As you lead your church into greater health and effectiveness, you're going to encounter these myths.
It involves something most people are familiar with.
The Orlando massacre has affected a nation but we will remember the name of the Lord.
The son of TBN Co-Founders Paul and Jan Crouch says the Crouch family and Christian television will carry on into the future God's way.
Surely you've heard some or most of these in your church.
Here are some of the tools to teach the leaders in your church to lead better.
Please pray that you or your pastor do not have to experience any one of these.
Some of these are already a reality.
This is who you were made to be.
Start where you are, with what you have, and do what works for your church.
Many people, including those in the ministry, are relying on social media for this.
If we invest in eternity—in God's eternal purposes—we'll enjoy our investment forever.
Transitioning kids to the worship service is difficult, but it's a difficulty worth enduring.
Is your church at risk?
This doesn't mean that wring-your-hands, fretting and get-sick-to-your stomach kind of worry.
Do you possess these characteristics?
We're always waiting for what's next. Doing more. Making everything better.
When church leaders make these words a regular part of their daily conversations, they can make an incredible difference in the lives of people in the pews.
God gives us peace and gifts for the work of our calling.
Make sure that it has nothing to do with ego and everything to do with God's will.
Do some people really think this way?
Do you find yourself lacking in any of these areas?
Life in the ministry is never dull.
Change is never an easy thing, but these suggestions could help ease the burden.
What do all of these comments have in common?
The enemy certainly loves to disrupt the work of God's people. Here's what you can do.
As a pastor, one of the greatest gifts you can offer is showing people how to live lives guided, controlled, and directed by God.
It could be many things, including these.
We should not sit back and expect the Lord to move us from mess to glory.
Your church may not be able to afford some of these, but at least it should work toward these goals for the pastors.
Not only does it cause dissension in the church, but it means their hearts and minds are closed to the teaching of God's Word.
Numbers and size are not their measures of success, contentment or obedience.
Some of these may seem elementary, but there is a good bit of wisdom here.