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Practical Principles for Leading Difficult People
When you allow difficult people to "get away with it," any environment can become toxic. Here's what to do instead.
Your First Step in Walking Out Your Leadership Aspirations
We love the idea of changing the world, but we fail to see that changing the world starts with this crucial step.
Healthy Relationships Require These 2 Leadership Lessons
It takes far more than love to keep a marriage alive and well.
This Loving Strategy Is Crucial in Restoring Dropout Believers
This is different than preaching the gospel to the lost.
This May Be the Cheapest Kind of Preaching
This kind of preaching is foreign to the New Testament.
Your First Step to Fix Your Terrible Credit Score
King Solomon has some advice you should weigh carefully.
Balanced Principles for Using Pop Culture to Connect People to Jesus
Here are four do's and don'ts when you use pop culture in your preaching and evangelism.
What the Wisest Man on Earth Can Teach Us About Leadership
In fact, this is the secret to all leadership success.
Keep These Real-Life Principles in Mind When Leading Change
Learn from someone who led change with grace and wisdom.
3 Leadership Revelations to Transform Your Drudgery Into Joy
The missing ingredient is the why— the compelling reason why you do what you do
11 Obvious Signs of a Personality-Driven Church—Part 2
Paul warned of leaders who would arise, drawing disciples after themselves.
Why These 4 Common Church Planning Styles Simply Don't Work
From my experience, the best planning process looks something like the following.
3 Damaging Crises Every Leader Should Know How to Overcome
Most leaders will encounter crises similar to those David faced in the desert. Thankfully, there is a solution.
Maintaining Steady Success in Uncertain Times
We have promises in this life that are unavailable to the unbelieving world.
Cleansing Your Heart of Frustration Toward Those You Lead
These people may irritate us, but God uses them to take off our rough edges and shape our character.
5 Unreasonable Requests You're Likely to Hear in Your Church
You should probably never cater to these odd requests.
This Easter Funeral Reveals What Our Culture Needs Most Right Now
This 94-year-old Christian woman's life highlighted a crucial truth to Every Nation President Steve Murrell.
14 Bible Promises for Business Negotiation
As believers in business, we are called to a higher level in our negotiations than many with whom we negotiate.
4 Practical Strategies for Wisely Stewarding Your Time
You can't get more time, but you can expand your capacity.
A 1 Samuel 30 Strategy for Rescuing Those Satan Has Kidnapped
The Hunter's strategy contains 5 elements to engage and restore the dropout.
These Toxic Banking Conveniences Open You Up to Unnecessary Risks
Few people realize the risks that come with the convenience of technology.
11 Obvious Signs of a Personality-Driven Church
I am not referring to an evil leader and or a church that is preaching a false gospel; I am merely accentuating the myopic focus some churches have on their primary leader.
Following in the Footsteps of the Excellent Communicator
God still desires to place His thoughts, His plans and His will within hearing distance of His children.
4 Distinct Qualities of a Genuinely Spirit-Led Worship Leader
Instead of focusing on worldly goals and mindsets, fixate on these principles.
What You Should Expect of Your Ministry's Website
In the 21st century, church and ministry websites should work. It's time to stop with the excuses.
Combating Your Church's Post-Easter Slump
Having done their religious duty, they're going to take the next week off. Here are four things you can do to prevent that.
You Won't Go Anywhere in Leadership Without This Crucial Element
This is where leaders often make a false assumption.
Why Every Pastor Should Consider These 3 Points When Choosing Worship Practices
We recognized the need to better equip our missionaries and church planters to think through how worship works in general and how it works in their particular context.
Key Principles and Tactics That Propel Church Turnarounds
Church turnarounds require a variety of factors. These are the crucial ones.
Why Some Evangelicals Prefer the 'Textus Receptus' Over the Critical Text
Over 5,800 extant Greek manuscripts containing fragments or books of the New Testament exist today. Here's what you need to know about them.
Fresh Ideas for Turning the Tide of Negativity in Your Church
After hearing from pastors and church leaders, I can offer five suggested paths that have proved fruitful in other churches.
3 Post-Easter Opportunities You Won't Want to Pass Up
These two post-Easter responses are very common, but it's time to move our thinking in a new direction.
Bringing Your Faith to Work With You Every Day
Why Your Calling Will Never Be 'Easy'
Jewelry-store crosses may well come on easy terms. The real ones never do.
6 Frustrating Lies Backsliding Christians Adopt
The good news is, you can engage those lies and call them out.
Clear Differences Between Forgiveness and Trust
Be careful not to confuse the two.
Why Easter Causes Me to Wonder
I have often wondered if Peter would have actually denied Jesus if he had prayed rather than slept. Here are some truths about that day.
Make Your Guests Feel Welcome This Easter With These 10 Greeting Tips
Guests notice and usually comment on how loving a fellowship is (or is not) by the people's willingness to welcome newcomers.
5 Much-Needed Factors in Spirit-Led Marketplace Ministry
Billy Graham said the last major revival was going to happen in the marketplace. Let's get ready for this to happen.
20 Bizarre Things Church Members Said to Pastors
If you serve as a pastor or church staff member, there is rarely a boring moment.
Why These Seemingly Unproductive Habits Are Actually Crucial to Your Leadership
In fact, some of these actions are often the most productive part of their work.
Keeping Hope Alive This Easter
It should not be too surprising that men are the primary victims of the suicide epidemic.
God Forgives Mistakes; So Should Leaders
In the face of a mistake, leaders don't make people feel bad.
Principles to Follow When You Face Unexpected Disappointment
We might not be able to control the source of the disappointment, but we choose how we react.
Will Your Easter Sermon Revolve Around These Crucial Points?
Three important events occurred in a dramatic succession that Easter weekend.
Watch Out for This Destructive Leadership Facade
"The Office's" Dwight Schrute may be popular, but this is why he's a terrible example of a leader.
7 Reasons God Isn't Done With Stadium Evangelism
When Billy Graham first started his ministry, he was told the time for mass evangelism had passed.
Why Some Christians Drop Out of Your Church
People, circumstances and even the devil generate these reasons for dropping out and disconnecting.
This Could Be Why You Feel Weak as a Leader
This is actually a crucial part of being a Spirit-led leader.