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 weight of responsibility can be overwhelming at times for senior leaders, but it comes with the position. Here are some things that are simply expected from them.
Are more and more Jews these days putting their faith in the Messiah?
Did you know that if you did the following things this past weekend the kids have already forgotten 90 percent of what you taught?
While many churches choose to go with an attractional ministry to bring youth into the fold, there is a better way to go about it.
Jewish Voice Ministries' Jonathan Bernis explains why God is not finished with Israel and the Jews.
Does your church fit this category? Why or why not?
Pastors certainly enjoy the benefits of growth in their churches. But it isn't without its pitfalls.
Has God bestowed upon us, the end-times church, the honor of helping Israel to awaken spiritually?
Are we paying attention to Proverbs 3, or are we allowing our own agenda to direct our paths?
It's important to empower young leaders now. Are you inspiring your young leaders to dream big?
The Freedom from Religion Foundation suffered yet another defeat in its fight against religious liberty. Find out what the court said about the ruling.
What is the church doing to keep believers vigilant in prayer against the enemy who wants to destroy our nation?
Here's how sometimes the smallest of gifts can become tremendous blessings.
Dr. Michael Brown explores the question of what connection the modern State of Israel shares with ancient biblical prophecy.
Many aren't familiar with the Greek word koinonia. Find out exactly what it means to the body of Christ.
For someone who has visited a lot of churches lately, it seems logical that churches would follow these 10 simple suggestions.
Wayne Hilsden has been preaching the gospel in Israel for over 30 years. He and others are meeting the challenge to prompt new generations in the Holy Land to listen.
Here are some things that can cause chaos and confusion in a church, which is just what Satan wants.
Could you imagine if the church got serious about our sins? What if we repented?
These ministries are meeting physical needs in the Holy Land. But more importantly, they're spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Has the small-group ministry at your church become stagnant? These suggestions could help.
While having a heart for global missions is a wonderful thing, shouldn't we also have a passion for sharing the gospel with the nations living next door to us?
If Jesus used this simple and effective model of prayer in His life, wouldn't it be logical for pastors to do so?
Dr. Myles Munroe was killed on Sunday in a plane crash after his private jet struck a construction crane during its approach to the Grand Bahama International Airport.
Young adults don't simply decide they don't want to go to church anymore. Here are some things that drive them away.
Strong, young children's pastors are hard to come by these days. Here's why veteran children's pastors must be intentional about investing in the next generation of leaders.
There are days as a senior leader when you feel like you don't have a friend in the world. Here's what to do.
Here's why we shouldn't be so quick to criticize Christian leaders when we hear things through the media.
Here's why the Christmas holiday season is a perfect time for your church to make a great first impression on guests.
Why do you suppose some first-time guests decide never to return to your church? Could one of these reasons be it?
The executive pastor at 12Stone Church in Georgia shares his secrets on how to be a solid communicator.
As a preacher, do you find yourself often scanning the audience for reactions to your sermons?
So what have you learned in working with self-aware people, or with leaders who are not self-aware? What has helped you grow as a leader?
Are there things that people in your church do now that contribute to driving children away from the church later in life?
How can a leader overcome the challenges that come with age in a culture that is constantly seeking the newest idea, approach or technique?
The evident flaws in the structure at Mars Hill Church are similar to those at other evangelical churches worldwide. Here's how you can avoid repeating Mars Hills' mistakes.
We humans bring most of our problems upon ourselves, but there is an enemy out there who simply doesn't like what you're doing. Here is a solution for combat with Satan.
Do you want to see your students transformed for Christ? Here are some words of encouragement that can help.
We as believers aren't responsible for fixing, or removing, or condemning someone's sin. Isn't that Jesus' job?
If your church is struggling financially, is it a money problem or a stewardship problem?
Here is why aligning yourself with God's view of marriage will always be the right choice.
When you are having a bad day, do you wait until you're in a better place emotionally to make important decisions?
Do you find yourself relentlessly pursuing God? Why not?
As a senior leader, do you understand your important role in setting these four principles for your church?
Here's how the Nazarene church plans to forge a 'new, dynamic publishing model' for the future.
A recent LifeWay Research study about Americans' theological views produced some very interesting results.
Contrary to some opinions, the doctrine of the translation of the church to heaven before the Great Tribulation was actually mentioned in the early centuries.
A recently released study by the Barna Group and the Cornerstone Knowledge Network revealed some surprising results concerning what Millennials want from their churches.
Always remember when you're spreading the gospel, conversion is not in your hands; it's in God's hands. Here's why some people simply won't believe what you're trying to tell them.