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
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.
By Ken Walker
Philadelphia-based auto parts leader sees employees as his "congregation."
Are we as Christian leaders doing things that matter? Do our actions and investments make an eternal impact outside the walls and halls of our churches?
Creative people solve problems even when they don't feel like it.
The water of surrender is the most powerful sip of sustenance that one will ever partake of while he or she is in the service of the King.
By Christine D. Johnson
Jack Gritter's business provides much more than an income.
In the body of Christ, let us not lose sight of what the Holy Spirit is calling us to do.
One of the keys to creativity is to create during low energy times of the day.
No one is irreplaceable, so try doing these things to make your team better.
By Leilani Haywood
Hindus and Muslims consider this Christian realtor trustworthy.
More than ever, it is important and critical that faithful shepherds give clear biblically based, culturally relevant, Holy Spirit-empowered direction.
Life is often chaotic. Jesus brings calm to every storm.
When churches become more of this than substance, church officials have crossed the line.
By Christine D. Johnson
This 'beauty evangelist' helps women discover their worth.
Can your Vacation Bible School do more than leads kids to Christ? I think it can.
Learning is a lifelong journey of small deliberate steps.
Senior leaders are well acquainted with stress and pressure. Here's how to lighten the load.
By Leilani Haywood
Franchise company founder Anne Beiler used salt for more than pretzels in running her highly successful business.
Some of these are pretty wacky.
As a disciple maker for almost four decades, Joseph Mattera see these as "indispensible."
By Natalie Gillespie
Here's a story of jewelry made popular through random acts of kindness.
You don't have to be a people-pleaser. Simply do what you believe God would have you do.