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Why the First Person You Must Lead Is Always the Most Difficult
Leadership is a challenge, but this is even harder.
This Is Why It Feels Like Everybody Is Mad at You
For those who are chronically upset and hostile toward their spiritual leaders, I think I know their problem.
Tips for Success in the Face of Job-Threatening Crisis
These creative suggestions could work for anyone in almost any situation.
These Subtle Habits Completely Devastate a Christian Workplace
There's a reason God hates these habits so much.
Weeding Toxic Cynicism Out of Your Leadership Savvy
Our idealism will inevitably shrink over time, but here are two ideas to help us end up as realists rather than cynics.
5 Things Every Pastor Needs to Know About Marketplace Leaders
Far too few churches provide any support or training for kingdom-focused business leaders.
Why the Marketplace Desperately Needs Your Christian Voice
Some have left the kingdom labor force.
Hidden Dangers of Trying to Eliminate All Your Risks
This is one of the hardest parts of leadership.
3 Vital Ways to Pass On Your Leadership Mantle
You need these traits to pass the baton with success.
5 Reasons It's So Hard to Grow Your Church
Countless churches are declining. This is what you can do about it.
Your 3 Biggest Priorities as a Spiritual Leader
I remind myself of the three P's of ministry that need to remain in the right order.
Solid Evidence for Why You Should Add an Online Giving Option
It makes sense why this large demographic started using it.
BRACKETOLOGY or CHRISTOLOGY
Our priorities teach us a lot about what matters most in our lives.
Practical Tips for Snagging Your Listeners' Undivided Attention
Many public speakers and pastors forget these crucial steps.
8 Helpful Questions to Ask Before You Start Your Own Podcast
Sometimes the answer isn't just a simple yes or no.
Expect These 11 Painful Challenges if You Want to Lead Well
You don't know it until you experience it, but leadership often brings its own types of pain.
Responding Like Christ When Your Followers Spit in Your Face
Negative situations are unavoidable in leadership. But you can control this aspect—and it makes all the difference.
Leading With Excellence—Even When Your Followers Don't Like You
We've all been there. But here's the good news.
Busting Fearsome Myths About Your Tax Forms
Don't fall for the scam many creditors use to try to get more money out of you.
5 Serious Indicators You Should Put Your Project on Hold
Every leader needs to face this question. Here's how to know when to call it quits.
Apostle Barbara Yoder Offers Advice for Young Leaders
"You first have to know what God's called you to."
Niece of Martin Luther King Jr. Fights for the Civil Rights of the Unborn
At 66, she shows no signs of slowing her ministry.
Women's Day: How This Energy Professional Finds Productive Focus for Her Workday
Angela Kouplen never anticipated a career in the energy business, but her skills have led her into an industry where she can be spiritual salt and light.
Gateway Executive Pastor Works to Mobilize This Oft-Overlooked Church Demographic
Debbie Morris always believed she would marry a pastor, but she never expected to become one.
Your Secret Source to Confidence That Follows Through to Victory
Good leaders must have confidence. Learn where to place yours.
5 Strategic Ways to Harness Social Media's Power to Grow Your Ministry
Truly effective social media campaigns don't end with the originator of the message.
Best Practices for Launching Your Supernatural Leadership Development
You might be starting your leadership development from the wrong platform.
Your Answer to This Short Question Determines Whether Your Impact Will Last
When Jesus defined leadership to His disciples, He put it this way.
Unsuspected Ways Your Word Choices Betray You
Great leaders understand the power of their words.
Bully, Wimp or Warrior—Find Out Which Kind of Leader You Are
One of the most common struggles I see in pastors is the fear of being confident.
5 Things You're Doing the Hard Way
There are specific behaviors that are relatively easy to avoid that will make your leadership journey so much more productive and enjoyable.
This Might Be Why Your Listeners Are Falling Asleep
I have seen the "good, the bad and the ugly" when it comes to presenting the gospel of Christ.
Research Highlights Every Ministry Leader Should Know About Millennial Parents
Millennial parents have their own unique generational values that you need to know and understand if you're going to reach them and their children.
Why You Might Be Settling for a Powerless Platform
The world will stand back in awe and wonder when we walk in this incredible source of strength.
Maximizing Your Productivity When Time Is Your Scarcest Commodity
Days dash by at warp speed—an endless stream of emails, phone calls, meetings, interruptions and deadlines. Here's what you can do.
8 Spirit-Directed Steps to Get Your Listeners to Jump Out of Their Seats
Would you like to be in the 10 percent of churches that are seeing growth by salvations?
Hollywood Producer DeVon Franklin: This Is the No. 1 Trait Communicators Need to Have
Stop assuming what you see at face value is the truth.
What This Kingdom-Minded Business Is Doing to Reach Children for Christ
This organization is bringing fun to children's church in an age of distraction.
Why So Many Ministries Have Adopted This Unbiblical Mentality
When we buy into this attitude, we flow right along with the culture's current.
Biblical Secrets to Success in Stressful Moments
Anxiety doesn't have to control your decisions or your pace. Learn what David and Elijah did to rise above.
What Every Pastor Should Keep in Mind When Preaching the Hard Truths
Moses faced the same struggle right after his mountaintop experience with God.
Important Stats and Tips to Remember if You Want to Reach Your Savings Goal
Financial freedom is an attainable goal for everyone with a little knowledge and a little time.
A 3-Point Anti-Failure Action Plan for the Spirit-Empowered Business Leader
Ignoring this simple method could easily shipwreck your organization or ministry.
3 Guiding Principles to Know When You Should Just Say No
Not even Jesus did everything people asked Him to do.
Indispensable Qualities to Look for in Any Leader You Hire
This list is not exhaustive, but it certainly covers the most important items.
Maximize Your Spirit-Inspired Message With These 7 Email Marketing Tips
Many leaders and churches fail to do this—and suffer for it.
7 Much-Needed Ways Business Evangelists Can Equip Their Followers
Business evangelists possess a supernatural gift of zeal for their product or service.
You Can't Be an Effective Leader Without This Foundational Character Trait
Especially when it comes to leading the next generation, to achieve connection, here are four principles every leader and influencer should know.
What God Wants You to Know When You Pray for Direction
As an adult, I have to admit that often times my conversations with God the Father mirror my childhood conversations with my earthly mom and dad.