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How to Produce Fruit That Lasts—And Multiplies
No church program is perfect, but there are principles that can increase the likelihood of nondurable fruit becoming durable and multiplying fruit.
Why You Can't Lead God's People by Example Only
Whether you're a seasoned preacher and teacher, or an emerging leader who has a secret vow of silence, never stop growing in this area.
Helpful Strategies for Dealing With Staff Mistakes
It all goes back to Mark 10:27.
Loving Your Church With Jesus' Passion
Imperfect people lead me, pray for me, preach to me and lead worship. This is what I do about it.
Feed My Sheep
Close Your Volunteer Turnover Door With These 3 Leadership Keys
No, it won't ever be completely closed, as I said in the beginning, because life happens. But you can move the door from wide-open to just a small crack.
Increase Your Clarity and Reduce Stress With These 3 Basic Questions
When you feel stuck, unclear, or stressed, take some time to honestly answer these.
10 Blatant Signs Your Church Has No Clear Vision
One sign is that your leaders are often divided.
Navigating the 9 Common Tensions Pastors Face
The trickiest part is that these tensions are not between a good choice and a bad choice.
What Oral Roberts Taught Me About Spirit-Infused Leadership
Oral Roberts had such a gift to connect with people through media that, while running for president, Richard Nixon called him and asked, "How do you do it?"
Preparing Your Church for Holy Spirit's Next Fiery Move
A fire was lit in my soul during those days that has never been extinguished, never diminished and has never been watered down.
Abraham Lincoln's Biblical Secret to Successful Leadership
Solomon thought of this first, though.
5 Critical Ways Spirit-Led Leaders Beat Burnout
Every leader faces it. Only God-centered leaders know the right way to overcome it.
Lead Your Team to Giant-Crushing Victory Using This Unique Communication Method
What wrong narratives is your team believing?
This Single Decision Can Ruin Your Success Immediately
You can't gain success overnight, but you can certainly lose it overnight.
Avoid These Embarrassing Blunders if You Want to Expand Your Reach This Easter
I've not met anyone who has all the "answers" to solve the great post-Easter exodus, but I've learned some mistakes we can all avoid.
A Time to Mourn
Mourning should begin with a long look in the mirror.
Top 4 Leadership Lessons I Learned From St. Patrick
The celebration of St. Patrick continues to veer from the man's life and purpose.
Enjoy Your Retirement Years Debt-Free With This Biblical Wisdom
Put the gold back in your "Golden Years."
What You Need to Know About Leading the Women in Your Church
These five strategies will go a long way for anyone.
Uprooting the Bitter Weeds That Kill Your Team's Unity
If you don't watch out for these vices, people will avoid your organization like the plague.
4 Vital Steps to Lead an Abundant Life
One huge issue blocks most leaders from this kind of life—and it's epidemic.
Clear Signs God Is About to Do Something Incredible in Your Church
I pray these words give you hope.
3 Subtle Ways You May Be Losing Influence
The issue may stem from a blind spot, lack of wisdom or maturity or perhaps just lack of good and honest coaching.
Leading With Perfect Strength When You Feel Helplessly Weak
To succeed in leadership, you can't fall into this common trap.
Little-Known Tax Facts That Will Obliterate Your IRS Fears
Many find tax time a fearful experience. It doesn't have to be that way for you.
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.