8 signs you may be an anxious leader

When a leader leads as an anxious leader, he stifles his leadership effectiveness. So, what might indicate that you are an anxious leader?
December 10, 2017   Charles Stone

Second-guessing myself after a difficult decision

Have you ever been reluctant to make an important decision?
December 07, 2017   Tom Harper

The oft-repeated cycle of church history

How would you define the primary purpose of the church?
November 09, 2017   Bob Russell

I tried this low-conflict way to respond to my critic

I was shocked when I found out a colleague had criticized me behind the scenes.
November 08, 2017   Tom Harper

How do you approach those different from you?

How could these God-discoveries shape the way you approach leading and rubbing shoulders with those around you?
November 04, 2017  

6 traits of a church disrupter

He or she may not be who you expect. However, recognizing the toxic problem may lead to a faster solution.
November 02, 2017   Thom Rainer

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

How to lead with confident humility

God will bring people and experiences into your life that will keep you humble.
October 23, 2017   Bob Russell

Why it takes 5 to 7 years to become the pastor

You are ready to lead and move the church forward, but not without dealing with these obstacles.
October 22, 2017   Thom Rainer

Book review: “Neglect is a deadly form of abuse” in the church

Wounded in the Church, by Ray Beeson and Chris Hayward, is a resource that should be on every pastor's shelf.
October 21, 2017   Ronald Keener

Christianity is primarily about following the rules, right?

Today, it can be difficult to have a civilized conversation in such a hostile culture. How do you approach those who think differently than you?
October 20, 2017  

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

7 tips for introducing new ideas

Most attempts to introduce a new idea will not start the church on a new life-cycle, but rather split it into two smaller groups of which neither will survive.
October 16, 2017   Bob Whitesel

3 questions to ask if you're fired

There will be all types of questions, if you find yourself in this situation. However, here are a few you will want to include as you sort through the reasons why.
October 14, 2017   Mark Lenz

Why I'm thankful for my anxiety disorder

Could something distressing actually make life better?
October 11, 2017  

How do you converse on social media?

Conversing via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter isn’t easy when there is an onslaught of opinions and perspectives.
September 30, 2017  

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

Re-arrested Iranian Christians face new charges

Iranian Christians request renewed prayer for Eskandar Rezaei and Soroush Saraei.
September 26, 2017   Anthony Marr

How do you lead in crises?

Here are four leadership lessons I learned from hurricane Harvey.
September 21, 2017   Mike Bonem

What types of stories does God write?

Do the stories God writes always have a purpose?
September 17, 2017  

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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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