Why should I serve where I'm not wanted?

Have you ever served in ministry and felt unappreciated, devalued, or outright disrespected, despised, and possibly in danger?
April 26, 2016   David Clarke

Building on a strong foundation

It can be said that foundations are doubly important for workplace leaders.
April 26, 2016   Rob Streetman

Leadership re-examined

How can you be a better leader?
April 26, 2016   John B. MacDonald

5 excuses for church gossip

Everybody knows that gossip is wrong. Almost everybody knows that gossip is harmful.
April 23, 2016   Brian Thorstad

3 dynamics of multi-ethnic ministry

How do you create an environment where people from all walks of life actively participate?
April 22, 2016   Parnell Lovelace, Jr.

Help your pastor succeed by doing what you enjoy

What guidance do you have for a younger pastor?
April 21, 2016   Bud Brown

10 Commandments for pastors regarding politics and social media

Something to consider before posting their political views or opinions on social media.
April 21, 2016   Thom Rainer

Restarting the conversation for long-range vision

When it comes to vision statements, many church leaders have lost interest.
April 19, 2016   Will Mancini

Demystifying the "vision thing"

It doesn’t have to be painfully confusing.
April 16, 2016   Brian Thorstad

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

3 categories of beliefs, and why separating them is important

Changing a belief or a belief system is a big deal because our minds are wired to think that our beliefs are the correct ones.
April 14, 2016   Mark Lenz

Tips for guest worship leaders

Do such a good job that you will be asked back and give God the glory.
April 13, 2016   Greg Atkinson

A teachable spirit will improve your writing

This conscious-raising exercise enhanced my outlook on life.
April 12, 2016   Ken Walker

3 components of Bible engagement

Although this term "Bible engagement" has become more popular, we still lack a commonly understood definition of what it means.
April 12, 2016   Dr. Pamela Ovwigho

3 great helps for proclaiming the gospel in a hostile culture

Needless to say, believers are commanded to proclaim the gospel.
April 12, 2016   Matthew Fretwell

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?
April 11, 2016   Allen Hamlin

Stop talking about small group multiplication

Here's a better way to get your groups to reproduce.
April 10, 2016   Mike Mack

Thinking about leadership alignment

A leadership team is well aligned when all members of the team work together to accomplish mutual objectives.
April 08, 2016   Paul Greasley

How to harness the power of chaos in your ministry

Effective structures provide the stability an organization needs to successfully implement its strategies.
April 07, 2016   Steve Lawson

The 10 Commandments for church parking lots

Neglecting practical ministry is to unwise and perhaps sinful.
April 07, 2016   Thom Rainer

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Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 1:13 (ESV)
Tami Heim

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