Are you a general or a colonel?

What characterizes your leadership style? Dr. Bob Whitesel, professor of Christian Ministry and Missional Leadership at Wesley Seminary, discusses two leadership styles that are also found in the military. How will different leadership styles implement the goals and vision of your church and ministry? (Excerpted from the Society For Church ...
June 08, 2017   Bob Whitesel

The 6 dads in your church (and how you can help them)

These dads sit in your church on any given Sunday. How will you reach them?
June 07, 2017   Ryan Sanders

I call it heresy

What is this heresy and what can we do about it?
June 06, 2017   John B. MacDonald

7 ways to deal with gnats in ministry

All who serve in vocational ministry know about gnats. They come with the call.
June 04, 2017   Thom Rainer

Learning the art of the staff meeting

How would you define the purpose of your staff meetings or one-on-one meetings?
June 01, 2017   Jim Barber

One word that will focus your ministry

As church leaders, we often hear many good ideas to further the mission of the church. The trick is determining which ideas are the best.
May 25, 2017   Mark Lenz

Does an open-door policy work?

Are you an approachable leader?
May 17, 2017   Jim Barber

4 reasons to talk about leadership transitions

Leadership transitions are a big deal for a church.
May 15, 2017   Mike Bonem

3 perils of modern leadership

Leadership is an interdependent mixture of intuition, experience, and inspiration. When it comes to modern leadership, here are some obstacles that get in the way.
May 11, 2017   Bob Whitesel

Does your ministry staff look like a T-ball team?

What is your ministry team running after? What’s your primary objective?
May 10, 2017  

4 ways to excel

When it comes to excelling in ministry and life, keep these in mind.
May 08, 2017   Jeff Klick

What makes a visionary leader?

Explore the characteristics of strategic leadership. Who models this on your church's team?
May 04, 2017   Bob Whitesel

What’s the prescription for your church’s role-to-task ratio?

There may be many factors involved in why your church community has too many tasks and not enough leaders to implement them.
April 27, 2017   Charles Arn

10 ways pastors can be great bosses

Just as there can be bad pastor-bosses, there are example of great pastor-bosses.
April 26, 2017   Thom Rainer

Visioning: You may lead, but is anyone following?

Not everyone carries the same vision for the church that you do.
April 25, 2017   Ronald Keener

9 traits of excellent church leaders

When teaching church leadership, there are specific qualities in leaders which should exist or be formulated.
April 23, 2017   Matthew Fretwell

3 steps to motivate people to action

Excellent communication is a highly desired talent in the American church. Most pastors seek to be great communicators yet unfortunately, many pulpits are void of compelling and effective communication.
April 20, 2017   Mark Lenz

How to create intentional opportunities for friendships

Discover how friendship is a key to creating community in your church.
April 20, 2017   Charles Arn

Exploring the newness people crave

People usually sense a need for change immediately prior to the point of spiritual transformation. If God intends spiritual reconnection to be a reaction to crises, then how do we help people in the midst of crisis?
April 17, 2017   Bob Whitesel

Key tips on leading a strategy team

How do we get from the church assessment to the implementation of a new church culture?
April 13, 2017   Jim Barber

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And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.
Philippians 1:9-10 (ESV)
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