4 solutions to vision, mission and strategy challenges

What is vision to you? How does it differ from mission and strategy? Does it really matter how you define those terms, as long as you have an overall goal?
  Ryan Sanders

10 ways this effective leader understood and encountered culture

Excellent biblical leadership enables people to taste, smell and touch the culture of God’s kingdom. Here are 10 things Jesus understood and practiced about culture, which will help us do the same.
  Ralph Mayhew

Are you wise with your buckets of influence?

Every leader has both buckets. Good leaders know when to use the right bucket.
  Mike Mowery

Facing the invisible dragons of change

Are you facing change? Have you labeled something or someone a “dragon," a threat to your comfort zone, that God may have brought for your good, your growth or His glory?
  Julie Tilman

When discipleship and leadership development become unbalanced

What happens when we emphasize leadership development over developing disciples or focus on discipleship over leadership development?
  James Bruyn

A missional people

Consider this mode of mission to help clarify, challenge and encourage church leaders toward missional effectiveness and multiplication.
  Ed Stetzer

Book review: A Prophet with Honor (The Billy Graham Story)

There is an emptiness in life without Billy Graham. So long as he lived, there was a feeling that all might still be right with the world.
  Ronald Keener

5 ways Jesus developed His team

How did Jesus implement essential leadership skills of team building? Servant leadership is not only about building ourselves up, but building others too.
  Tony Llewellyn

Where to push for church revitalization

When leaders understand the three components of church culture and push in the right places their success rate improves—dramatically.
  Bud Brown

4 warning signs of leadership failures

Are you really leading, or just taking a walk? Losing touch with your people is a huge leadership landmine.
  Jonathan Hayashi

How to fail forward

For years I’ve pondered an interesting question. If I wrote a book called How to Fail, and it became a best-seller, would that be a good thing?
  Mark Lenz

The dangers of echo chamber leadership

We leaders often enjoy the affirmation and adulation of others as we express our ideas, provide direction, and set future courses. Sometimes we enjoy it too much.
  Thom Rainer

Book review: Stronger Than the Struggle

In leadership, if we're not aware what is going on around us, then we won't be able to lead effectively.
  Ben Marshall

Why praying 5 minutes is better than no minutes

Do you think you pray enough? I’ve met a few pastors who do, but most say, “I should pray more…”
  Margaret Marcuson

How tightly do you grip your agenda?

According to a resident equestrian expert, having a “death grip” on the reins of a horse typically doesn’t result in the best ride. In the workplace, what does that say about our daily agenda?
  Roy Yanke

The 1 big key to becoming a successful person

I’ve discovered a principle in the Bible, in business, and even in my own life that has me convinced there is a pattern to be observed.
  Brandon Cox

3 ways to cultivate a toxic leadership culture

In a secular society passionate about including others, we cannot afford an atmosphere of exclusivism if we want our ministry message to be heard.
  Bethany Macklin

Who me? A servant?

We’ve all felt the fear that someone will take advantage of us if we get carried away with this idea of servanthood.
  Mike Mowery

4 mistakes to consider from biblical leaders in the Old Testament

In every situation, we have the opportunity to focus on God and live by faith.
  James Bruyn

Book review: Embracing Followership

Allen Hamlin Jr’s book Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in a Leader-Centric Culture is a fascinating look at the unique nature of followership and its relation to leadership.
  Mark Lenz

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Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Romans 12:2 (NIV)
Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., holds the Billy Graham Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton ...

Jeff Klick

Dr. Jeff Klick serves as the senior pastor of Hope Family Fellowship, an age-integrated church ...