Actually, God calls the qualified

Maybe we should think differently about those in leadership.
  Brandon Cox

What is Jesus’ core teaching on leadership?

What Jesus says in Mark 10 contradicts many popular leadership resources.
  John B. MacDonald

How well do you value your leadership team?

Great teams feel valued by those who lead them.
  Charles Stone

4 ways this extraordinary leader built his network

Consider these places Jesus focused on when finding new prospects.
  Ken Gosnell

Assessing someone’s value

It may be thought that someone’s value is determined by their qualifications and performance. Gene Appel, Senior Pastor of Eastside Christian Church in Anaheim, California, challenges leaders to look beyond the surface and remember this key principle.
 

Are you an unfriendly leader?

Understanding our criteria for labeling others and how they label us will only produce greater unity within the teams we lead.
  Mike Bonem

6 ways to add interest to your meetings

The next time you schedule a leadership meeting, try using these simple techniques to increase attention and thus improve learning.
  Charles Stone

This is why you shouldn’t micromanage

If God made your people creative, why are you still deciding everything?
  Greg Leith

How to inspire poor performers to hold themselves accountable

If you don’t deal directly with sub-par performance you will not maximize the value that your organization provides.
  Mark Deterding

The struggle of shepherding a team

There is a lot to learn about caring for lambs on a farm, but this technique taught me more about shepherding a team.
  Joel Westa

Warning signs no leader should ignore

Here are four warning signs every leader should address when they see them.
  Mike Mowery

1 question you can ask to discern a potential employee’s values

During interviews, how do you get underneath the surface and discern what potential employees value?
  Mark Deterding

A new opportunity for senior leadership

If you're a senior pastor who is uncertain about your future, consider your impact through interim ministry.
  Brian Thorstad

A biblical model for board succession

Whatever causes the transition of board members, do you have a plan in place?
  Joel Westa

Empowering your team for the unexpected

I would love to tell you I have everything under my control, but every day I am presented with a situation that is unexpected.
  Joel Westa

Leadership lessons I didn't expect to learn

The lessons in leading a team are never-ending. However, here are a few tips for engaging this important group dynamic.
  Fred Noble

Book review: Working With Emotional Intelligence

As biblical leaders, we shouldn’t need this book, Working With Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman, but we do.
  Brian Thorstad

The key to visionary leadership

Are you a visionary leader? I can envision the future.
  Fred Noble

Book review: Trust Factor

How important is trust for your church or organization?
  Mike Bonem

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 ...