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
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To those faithful pastors who are always there, and without fanfare, we salute you.
God's grace is sufficient.
It only requires this one characteristic.
When you're a leader who is leading leaders, there are some specific truths that apply.
The Lord doesn't call individuals to the ministry so they can burn out, get sick or lose their families.
Influence mirrors the character of a team.
How does your church treat its guests? What comments have you received?
Don't let anyone tell you that full-time ministry can only be found within the confines of a church building.
It is necessary to practice this in order to see this beautiful thing called church actually work.
Leaders must not allow their vision to become clouded.
As citizens of the kingdom, we have sure promises that will not fail.
How we treat the preacher, God takes personally.
How many times will you say no today?
You won't hear pastors express these often, but they are very real.
These are indeed biggies.
Are you striving to possess these characteristics?
Insecure leaders change with the wind.
What if you knew 25 ways you could help your worship leader succeed?
Does your church use Twitter in these ways? Is there another use for Twitter that you've found beneficial to your church?
Women have been given the God-ordained opportunity of creating a rich and lively atmosphere in the home, in the church, in the halls of education and in the marketplace.
Progress doesn't move in circles.
Managing God's blessing God's way is one of our highest callings as leaders.
It is crucial for believers to understand the difference in characteristics between the two.
There are also many blessings that come with it.
Change is needed, even when it isn't.
Some of this data is really alarming.
Women in ministry, let these verses be directed to you.
Here are some practical tips.
Remaining 'in balance' is a highly personal issue.
In good times, we need direction from the Lord as much as in the more challenging times.
Here is how to know if you're moving toward multiplication.
"I found that there is a need for both of these pastor-types as leaders to make the body of Christ effective."
Spiritual strength comes from weakness in the flesh.
Here's how to prepare for one of your biggest weekends of the year.
Worship is supposed to be this, not an "experience."
These could help your church make its site much more attractive to people.
A puffed-up balloon is easily popped.
It's inevitable; we will all make mistakes. What do you do to recover from them?
The Deaf Bible Society implores the media and society to give credence to those who cannot hear, especially after what happened at the Super Bowl last week.
As a woman, you don't have to write articles for Christian magazines, be invited to speak at conferences or have a husband who pastors a megachurch in order to be used significantly by God.
Never underestimate the power of your pen.
Here's why some churchwide campaigns tend to be powerful.
Have you made any time lately for self-reflection?
A pastor's wife details the insecurity she has overcome when it comes to working with other women in the ministry.
Gain insight into your candidate's self-image.
Here is one of our biggest opportunities to reach the unchurched.
Do you welcome feedback from subordinates?
"What an incredible role model of a man who loved his God, his family, his church, and his country."