3 steps toward a less-stress ministry

How do you manage to be at peace under pressure?
  Rick Warren

The secret to building a successful business

Are you using this success secret in your leadership?
  Greg Leith

8 questions to help your church focus its outreach

Here are eight questions a leadership team can ask to discover their target group.
  Brian Thorstad

5 ways to work prayerfully

How do you bring spiritual attention to your work?
  Margaret Marcuson

The key to creating a loyal leader

Some of the most powerful acts of leadership happen in the smallest acts of kindness.
  Bethany Macklin

2 lessons learned from failure

Do you ever think about the past, maybe even more than you dream about future opportunities?
  Bob Whitesel

13 questions to discover your management blind spots

If we aren’t equipped to see these blind spots on our own, then how are we supposed to address and work on them?
  Ralph Mayhew

Is your leadership more than words?

Great leaders have the courage to act!
  Mike Mowery

How my weakness became my greatest superpower

Ironically, often what we deem as a weakness is the thing God will choose to use in our lives for His glory.
  Julie Tilman

5 marks of a mature leader

If you serve in any leadership capacity for very long, you’re going to have to grow in maturity over time to be able to handle all of the new challenges and changing seasons of leadership.
  Brandon Cox

How to navigate a tough staff conversation

It’s easy to neglect such vital conversations for several reasons: fear, they’ve gone sour in the past, we don’t know how, etc. But to lead well, we must not avoid those talks.
  Charles Stone

9 prayer hacks: A cheat sheet for the spiritual life of leaders

Do you think you ought to pray more? Do you have trouble finding time for prayer? Here are nine time-saving ways to develop spiritually.
  Margaret Marcuson

Maybe God is calling you to be a small-church pastor

Karl Vaters begins his new book, Small Church Essentials with three facts that may change your perspective on small-church pastoring.
  Ronald Keener

What motivates your servant leadership?

What is your mindset when it comes to servant leadership? Does it look more like the world's definition or a biblical definition?
  Rob Streetman

The prayer God always answers

Here are four of Jesus' promises that are sure to impact your leadership.
  Bud Brown

Are spiritual disciplines legalistic?

Are spiritual disciplines focusing Christianity into a checklist of rules? Are these tasks weighing down Christians with unnecessary guilt?
  Jonathan Hayashi

3 advantages of choosing a target group

In my experience of helping churches with strategic-planning tasks, the most controversial part of the process is choosing a target or focus group.
  Brian Thorstad

5 words that say everything

These five words of gratefulness could change the way you approach life and leadership.
  Bob Russell

What does servant leadership look like?

Do you spell it s-e-r-v-i-c-e or serve-us?
  Jim Farrer

How accountable are you for self-care?

I have seen a sign at a health club that says, “The greatest gift that you can give your family is your own health.” As a servant leader, it is also the greatest gift that you can give your team.
  Mark Deterding

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Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.
1 John 3:18 (NIV)
John B. MacDonald

Dr. John B. MacDonald has served for decades as a lawyer and pastor-teacher. He is ...

Jason Tucker

Jason Tucker (D.Min.) is the Lead Pastor at Tower Hill Church: First Presbyterian in ...