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
When you step into the pulpit, you may take some things for granted. Find out why that’s dangerous.
What happens when people in your church face a real-world situation? Are they ready to take on the decisions involved?
Why type of person have you come across that is difficult to lead? What would you add to this list?
There are two kinds of stress when working for a church: the stress of being in control and the stress of not being in control. Find out the differences.
What are you doing to become a more productive leader? Here are some suggestions.
A Christmas Eve service is a big commitment for lay church leaders and ministry staff, but find out why it’s a must.
The Bible is full of health rules and guidelines. Here’s a reminder to leaders of some principles from God’s Word about building a healthy body.
How can you get your student volunteers to love what they do? Here are some suggestions.
Joe McKeever says preachers should preach the gospel with words. But if word inflation has undermined their value, do your good works and leave it all with the Lord.
Charisma News recently sat down with Pastor Benny Perez to talk about his church in Las Vegas and lessons other leaders could learn from its growth.
What are you doing to help the people in your congregation anticipate Jesus this Christmas season?
If you sometimes wait until the end of the year to bring a major tithe into the storehouse, here’s why you shouldn’t feel guilty.
While some might be intimidated when talking with an atheist, here are some tips that could make a difference.
How does your congregation respond to you during the Christmas season? Do you feel appreciated?
If your church is not all about the body of Christ, find out why some attitudes might need adjustment.
Have you challenged yourself professionally and personally to be better as a pastor in 2014? Here are some suggestions.
Rick Warren says being in charge isn’t about people serving your interests. Find out seven reasons why leaders should be good servants.
A church’s Internet presence says a lot about the church itself. Here are some things for churches not to do online.
Hanging out with students in youth ministry is great, but the primary assignment God has leaders is to present Jesus to them. Here are some tips for one-on-ones with the youth.
Are you showing your church’s youth that you care more about them acting right or about what is going on in their lives?
Here are some suggestions for you as a preacher that will help church officials extend a return invitation for you to preach there.
Find out the most loving and respectful thing a wife can do for her husband on behalf of their marriage.
Find out why research strongly suggests individuals with religious and spiritual beliefs cope better during their battle with cancer than those without such beliefs.
Find out why some ministers will be paying additional housing taxes, and just who this ruling affects.
Rick Warren says this list isn’t deeply theological—but it’s very practical, usable advice for ministerial leaders.
Life is a continual learning process. Here are some of the things that life in the ministry can teach you.
When the black starts to descend, our first inclination is to work harder. Find out why it should be the opposite when we’re feeling stressed.
Jesus said He has overcome the world. The world continues to see it differently, but read about how we as believers need to stand our ground more than ever.
Most pastors and church leaders appreciate and love their volunteers. Here are some ways to get better connected with them.
Does your church require new member classes? If so, what is the content of them, and are they useful?
Here are some essential truths as you seek the plans God has for your ministry.
What characteristics do you want your boss to have? Find out what traits the best supervisors possess.
Many teams don’t function well when at a personnel deficit. Find out what to do when faced with this situation.
Don’t judge a church by its size. Find out why a large army of small churches could be the sleeping giant that strategically infiltrates the world.
Some sermons may have a great beginning and a solid message, but find out why it’s the finish that has the greatest impact for the gospel.
If you’re in a position to lead, you need someone to listen to you and give you advice. Here are 10 traits of a good confidant.
In the 1600s, the Vasa ship was a disaster waiting to happen for the Swedish government. Find out how its lack of leadership relates to Obamacare.
How do preachers discern when something they're planning to share is of God or just a conviction of their own? Find out how to tell the difference.
Small groups are for everyone, including senior pastors. Find out why they should take part in one.
How are people in your church and community catching a vision for a new life? Matthew Barnett says it starts with one question.
God doesn’t evaluate churches on a seat-for-seat basis. Saddleback Church’s Kenny Luck says there are many other elements He considers.
Have you regularly experienced these ups and downs when preparing a message for your congregation?
Does how you’re sharing the gospel resemble a business transaction?
Young pastors sometimes need a little push in the right direction for their ministry to take off. Here are some things that could help.
Most churches have yet to master the art of streaming an online service. Here are some great tips.
Is it enough to plant seeds, or does the church’s mission go beyond that? Mercy Ministries founder Nancy Alcorn says the church has a responsibility to not only share a message of mercy with the hurting, but also to demonstrate mercy through action.
Current reality says most churches in this category won’t survive. Read about some possible solutions.
Find out what we can all can learn from Matthew Barnett and his Dream Center’s ministry to the "least of these."
People want to follow a pastor who’s real. Find out how our weaknesses can benefit us.