Book review: The Truth About Employee Engagement

This Patrick Lencioni book may be your key to organizational dynamics.
  Allen Hamlin

Book review: The Ideal Team Player

Humble. Hungry [passionate, committed, diligent]. And [people] smart. Does this characterize your leadership?
  Allen Hamlin

No leader is an island

Leadership is often a lonely endeavor, and our common rhythm of ministry practices may lead us into a false sense of self-sufficiency and unnecessary isolation.
  Allen Hamlin

What does aggressive ministry look like?

I’m a conflict-avoiding, noncompetitive type who struggles to relate to the warrior imagery that frequently appears in Scripture.
  Allen Hamlin

Is your ministry proactive or reactive?

Popular wisdom says that we should not wait until circumstances call for a response.
  Allen Hamlin

Do you have a ministry team, or just a group doing ministry?

So how do we distinguish between a well-functioning ministry team and a mere group of people who happen to be operating near one another?
  Allen Hamlin

Why do you preach? 4 relational perspectives

If you’ve attended worship at any variety of denominational congregations, it’s readily apparent that the sermon is a major facet of the gathering.
  Allen Hamlin

Is your church considering the quality of its followership?

Certainly, when we look at Christ and hear His invitation to “Follow Me,” we know that He had something completely different in mind.
  Allen Hamlin

2 critical components of caring for your missionaries

Every idea I jotted down fit into one of two categories (and sometimes both).
  Allen Hamlin
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Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
Philippians 4:8 (NIV)
Jim Farrer

A broadly-trained church consultant, Jim Farrer is the founder of Vital Signs Church Consulting and ...

Charles Stone

Dr. Charles Stone is Lead Pastor at West Park Church (London, Ontario) and founder of ...