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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.
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.