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
As citizens of the kingdom, we have sure promises that will not fail.
As I've travelled throughout the country, I've heard similar stories over and over. Here are four simple ways you can bring healing.
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."
When things go wrong, be intentional about recovery.
Fortunately, the Lord has a history of doing things in people at just the right time.
Don't simply try to conserve the high you achieved during revival week.
Here are five valuable leadership lessons from a waterfall climb.
Leaders need to develop a bias toward action.
Together we can help to raise the standards for all children in our communities so they can reach their God-given potential—this year and for years to come.
How can you overcome the resistance to giving that pushes against the desire to give?
There are many marks of a committed disciple.
We need the presence of the Lord in good times too.
While many churches have Facebook pages, most do not know how best to utilize the platform for kingdom growth.
In the second of a two-part series, presidential hopeful Ben Carson sits down with LifeWay Research Executive Producer Ed Stetzer.
These signs should give you a favorable impression of a church and its people.