Here’s a little-known way to improve your church leadership

Are you focusing on what you can control? Most church leadership spends a lot of time and energy trying to do the impossible.
January 24, 2018   Margaret Marcuson

What to do about the end-of-year financial crunch

It’s easy for church leaders to get anxious about money at the end of the year.
December 21, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

5 habits worth cultivating

Here are five habits that can make ministry more joyful and less stressful.
November 26, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

Book review: Using Technology for Your Church

Are you struggling with technology in your church? Do you want to learn how to use some new outlets for your message?
November 15, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

Help your people connect their money with their faith

This is a deep need they have, whether or not they know it.
November 03, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

6 leadership mistakes most pastors make

Are you making any of these church leadership mistakes? If so, you’re in good company. I’ve made them all, and you probably have too.
October 28, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

5 signs you're not taking conflict seriously

In the most difficult church conflicts, the pastor and other key leaders must take a stand.
October 20, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

Are you taking conflict too seriously?

Do you spend a lot of time and energy worrying about what to do? Seriousness is a sign of anxiety, and makes it harder for us to think creatively.
September 28, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

What it looks like to be too generous

In my line of work, I've met people who were TOO generous. Yes, it’s possible.
August 29, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

2 ways to encourage generosity

Here are the best two ways I know to help people in your congregation become more generous.
August 14, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

10 ways to be a better supervisor

Are you struggling with a challenging employee? Are you looking for a new employee?
April 06, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

How much can you do in 15 minutes?

Is it possible to do anything?
March 08, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

"Facts" about your church and money: take a closer look

Here are six things church leaders often believe are facts.
May 25, 2016   Margaret Marcuson

What to do about that church parking lot meeting

Has there been a parking lot meeting at your church lately?
May 05, 2016   Margaret Marcuson

Your church has more assets than you think (hint: it's not just about the money...)

Do you know your church’s assets?
April 14, 2016   Margaret Marcuson

Pastors, don’t say these 7 things about money to your church

When pastors talk about money, they have a list of things they commonly say.
March 16, 2016   Margaret Marcuson

Are you saying these 7 important things about money to your church?

Even though I was uncomfortable, I learned this was an important task of pastoral leadership.
February 18, 2016   Margaret Marcuson
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Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!
1 Chronicles 16:8 (ESV)
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