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
This is why many pastors have testified that they preach at a whole new level after experiencing their Bibles come alive in Israel.
A pair of resources can aid leaders in your church in defeating this ugly spirit when it rears its head.
Set the bar high.
"God says now is not the time for weariness and heaviness; they must go."
In the second of a three-part series, Rick Warren gets down to the practicality and simplicity of Jesus' teaching.
We Christians claim to believe the Bible is God's Word and that it's divinely inspired. Yet, we aren't reading it.
Discover the value of a daily time tithe.
These wonderful things are taking place and you may not even know it.
Unfortunately, it's a way of life for many in the ministry.
It is time for the women who have been waiting for prayers to be answered to be inflamed with the passion of faith.
Effective leaders know that less is more.
Most Christians want holiness and forgiveness, but are they willing to pay the price for it?
People often have opinions they won't share until they are given a direct invitation to share them. Think about these questions.
Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, used these principles. Give them a try.
The easy way out is not an effective leader's choice.
How would you address these concerns? What is your church doing now? What more would you like your church to do?
There is so much we can learn from Jesus' style of communication, not just his content.
Before you take a pastoral assignment, here are some things you should think about.
When leaders fret, progress declines.
As citizens of the kingdom, shouldn't we be dedicated to truth?
By Tim Smith
Here's why churches that have learned how to use the power of technology in their day-to-day activities have seen great results.
Why are so many pastors in the American church reflecting these things?
Show and tell is a favorite tool of leaders.
The scales are tipping, and here is why that reality engenders fear in some members.
By Dannah Gresh
Here is how the church can help its youth stay pure in a culture that glorifies sexual choice.
What are some of the ways you deal with these situations?
Sacrifices precede accomplished missions.
Everyone faces roadblocks. How we handle them is the key.
By Rachel Cruze
Young people need all the help they can get these days in handling their finances. These 3 important budgeting principles are a great start.
If you've ever doubted the effectiveness of your ministry, take this to heart.
Effective leaders worry about the outcomes of others.
Unmet expectations can be very frustrating. How much do you experience it?
By Tim Elmore
Is technology altering the minds of our youth?
It was Ruth Bell Graham who said many unhappy husbands and wives expect their spouses to be to them what only Jesus Christ can be. Here's why that's so true.
Some transparency is over sharing.
It's an age-old question. Which way do you lean?
By Aaron Crumbey
Here is why it's so important for help your church's youth to grasp that they are made in God's image.
Should your church have any guidelines for this?
Do we want our children to be led by this guy?
Here's why churches and individual believers in Christ should never experiment outside the Word of God.
By Paul Daugherty
Here's how one church walked through a sudden change in the pulpit and continued to thrive.
There are three stages to sermon writing. Make sure to take advantage of all three.
Leaders must know the end of a thing.
If you wanted either one to lead you, which would you choose?
Here is how to revive your enthusiasm when you're feeling that deep-down tiredness of soul.
If you're frustrated with your discipleship program, check to see if any of these things are hampering your effort.
Faulty thinking leads to flawed outcomes.
Whenever we focus on a truth to the exclusion of other aspects of truth we end up in error.
By Ron Lewis
414 is going to the streets of Manhattan for Christ and is seeing big results in youth salvations.