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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.
Why It Feels Like Your Plans Keep Failing
Many leaders and pastors assume they understand how to plan for their ministry, when in reality, they do not.
New Research Reveals Disturbing Trend Among America's Pastors
Barna sheds some light on those who may impact society's health and well-being the most.
Letting Holy Spirit Dictate Your Leadership Style
I have met numerous leaders with the title "apostle," "bishop" and even "archbishop" without apostolic fruit to back up their title.
A 21-Point Checklist to Write Your Strongest Blog Yet
Blogging is a powerful tool in any spiritually minded leader's hand. Learn to maximize your blog's power to reach people.
Why You're Not Thinking Big Enough as a Spirit-Filled Leader
I learned one of the greatest lessons about vision in the simplest manner while I was at that church.
Beware of Misusing These 2 Powerful Kingdom Catalysts
The world uses these two tools in a destructive way. But Christ has called us to something greater.
Consider This Truth Before You Go Into Debt for Your Ministry
Some debt is oppressive bondage, while other types of debt can actually lighten the load. Here's how to discern between the two.
Try This Christlike Response When People Interrupt Your Schedule
Here are some practical questions to help you think through how you should respond.
10 Sure Ways to Be an Excellent Pastor—and a Phenomenal Boss
Take a look at what church staff members think it takes to be an excellent leader.
Adopting Holy Spirit's Agenda for Your Team
Some of us are trying to help other people buy into our agendas.
9 Key Characteristics of Spirit-Led Business Prophets
Some biblical examples of business prophets include Nathan, Deborah, Amos and David. Here's what they have in common.
Grab a Wheelbarrow and Fill It Full of Care
Care builds relationships, and relationships impact influence.
Telltale Signs Your Ministry Is Growing Stale
If your ministry fits this description, it's time for you to experience a fresh move of God.
Vital Tips Every Fledgling Pastor Should Grab Hold Of
Whether you're just beginning your pastoring career or you're mentoring a young preacher, these nine tips are essential.
One of the Most Powerful Ways to Cultivate a Winning Team
Many secular leaders just don't get this.
Discovering God's Unique Mission for You
"I believe I have been given a word from God for you today; may I share it with you?"
An Oft-Ignored Step to Eliminating Your Debt Burden
If you want to retire by age 67, keep this in mind.
5 Convincing Reasons You Should Recommend Books to Your Followers
The best mentors are those who foster a love of learning in their followers. This is why.
10 Tough Lessons Every Pastor Should Remember in Ground-Shaking Trials
One is that your suffering may turn out to be the highest compliment the Father ever gave you.
3 Foundational Steps to Developing an Effective Leadership Culture
"In 29 years, I've never seen this not work."
Replace the 'Lone Wolf' Mentality With This Growth-Oriented Technique
We don't see this concept of "my ministry" in the Bible.
Your Source of Unlimited Kingdom Energy and Power
Jesus said that we can do greater works than He did and that He will do whatever we ask in His Name.
Responding Like Jesus When Your Church Kicks You Out
It's a pain that many in the ministry have felt at least once and maybe more.
Guard Your Spirit Against These 4 Crippling Attacks
Are you struggling this Valentine's Day with one of these discouraging issues?
Why Many Christians Misunderstand This Crucial Leadership Trait
Great leadership doesn't start with a great education, although that is incredibly valuable. And it certainly doesn't start with a particular position within an organization.
This Can Quickly Erode a Worship Team's Culture
God has given us talent and He calls for excellence, but excellence with this is not honoring to God.
A Solid Long-Term Strategy for Church Growth
It involves two critical elements.
7 Reasons Some Leaders Dump Delegation
These could have a lot to do with stalled growth and low team morale.