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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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By David Leuschner
Technicians are a different breed. Many are introverts who are content to stay in the back room pushing buttons and not talking to anyone. Many church techs have told me that despite trying, they have never personally led anyone to Christ—and it bothers them.
Often it is not the gospel that turns people off, but the people carrying the gospel who turn them off.
Do you seek the presence of God at work?
What is it that keeps people from achieving what they claim to want most in life?
Most of the large church growth today is taking place at multisite churches.
A study also reveals that many pastors struggle to secure long-term personal financial stability.
Here are three indicators.
This is a letter of appreciation, not rebuke.
Our role as kids ministry leaders and volunteers is to introduce kids and families to the One who came to clean up the mess.
If we sit around counting the risks, we will sit a lot!
Working together in ministry can be like walking a thin line. With God's grace and mercy, however, you can do it.
Just get to work doing God's will, making disciples and shining a spotlight on the glory of God.
What if they believed their roles as recipients of the Word are as crucially important as the sermon itself?
What do you pursue?
As disciples, our callings and responsibilities are critical.
Which one of these axioms is just what you need to be a better leader this week?
Sometimes, pastors give it away all too easily.
Let's labor together with God.
What do you think of this list? Pastors, what would you add?
When author and Pastor Rusty George discovered the real meaning of Ephesians 2:8-9, it made all the difference for him.
We must follow Elisha's lead from 2 Kings 6.
Good intentions matter little. Act on it.
Get to know the whole story about the church before you accept a position.
Like Joseph and Daniel in the Bible, this preacher interpreted dreams for his fellow Marines.
What do we do when we feel God is distant or angry or disappointed with us?
The church must accept and even applaud the new song of the rising generation.
Dr. Tony Evans says there are only two options before us as we witness what is happening to our beloved nation. The National Day of Prayer is set for May 5.
Some simply need to learn the etiquette when given the opportunity to speak.
Leading excellence is not a sometime thing.
Here are five challenges pastors' wives encounter when trying to find their purpose.
"Hang with really smart people."
Leaders set objectives and measure results by facts.
A church or ministry with real value should be doing this.
Your job is to tell the truth, to the right people, in the right way, in the right spirit, over and over and over again.
Are you leading with a limp? How has it shaped your leadership?
Leaders must assess demand and sustainability of programs.
Here's how to reinforce your church values with your congregation without a word from you.
Here are some lies about the role of the church in an election season.
Here are six perspectives on the matter. What is your church's practice?
Good coaches resist temptation to give advice.
Does your church have a staff blog? What other ways can a staff blog benefit a church?
Many leaders are so focused on their own generation that they leave the others out.
Many of us need to get beyond the pendulum swing and to think more biblically and more discerningly about the issue of leadership.
Procrastination is frowned upon in the kingdom of God.
Where do you run when life throws you an unexpected curve?
When we hide our weaknesses, big problems arise.
Have you ever known a weak leader? They're usually easy to spot.