When does honesty become a liability?

Every day, we read about misstatements, miscues, errors in judgment, lack of candor, misinterpretations, white lies, exaggerations and spin.
  Bruce Zoeller

Why some pastors are better leaders than others

Here’s my take on the four basic principles pastors can utilize to step up their leadership game.
  Margaret Marcuson

The importance of love in leadership

Typically the words “leadership” and “love” are not found in the same sentence unless someone tells you “they love to do leadership.”
  Brian Thorstad

Learning leadership from Winston Churchill

There is much to learn from how this man approached leading through tough times.
  Margaret Marcuson

5 reasons many pastors struggle with depression

Many pastors really do struggle with depression.
  Thom Rainer

4 tactics to guard your heart

As leaders, you need to know that there is a battle going on for your credibility and character.
  Joel Westa

When should a preaching pastor be asked to resign?

Is ‘preferences’ a biblical reason for not supporting a pastor?
  Bob Russell

Biblical values that create raving fans

Every (smart) business wants to deliver “wow” experiences that not only satisfy customers and employees, but also turn them into raving fans.
  Robert Netzly

3 steps toward a less-stress ministry

How do you manage to be at peace under pressure?
  Rick Warren

Is your leadership more than words?

Great leaders have the courage to act!
  Mike Mowery

How my weakness became my greatest superpower

Ironically, often what we deem as a weakness is the thing God will choose to use in our lives for His glory.
  Julie Tilman

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

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

They said I was a narrow-minded leader

As a biblical leader in business, and in life, wisdom requires you to be a fool.
  Robert Netzly

We’re not sure you’re right for this position

What do you do when those around you don’t believe you’re the right person to lead?
 

Book review: The Genius of One

Discover more about Jesus' final prayers in Greg Holder's book, The Genius of One: God’s Answer for Our Fractured World.
  Mike Bonem

How leaders can respond to trauma

What makes something traumatic? And why is trauma a big deal?
  Dr. Boyd

7 ways being nice hurts your church

See if you can identify with one or more of these issues where allowing the status quo to continue is harmful.
  Thom Rainer

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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)
Ben Marshall

Ben Marshall is a Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Holland, Michigan. He oversees youth ...

Mike Mack

Smallgroupologist Michael Mack believes life change happens best in groups because he has experienced it ...