Recognizing changing seasons of leadership

Could the seasons have changed in your leadership career without you noticing?
December 11, 2017   Richard Blackaby

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

The dark side of success

Here are three alarms to be aware of when it comes to success that could head toward failure.
December 09, 2017   Wayne Cordeiro

A better way to create followers

My suspicion is that discipleship programs over the past 50 years must take some, if not much, of the blame for the malaise. They are useful, but not as comprehensive or powerful as intended.
December 08, 2017   John B. MacDonald

Second-guessing myself after a difficult decision

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

The biggest difference between a real leader and a fake one

Call it biblical leadership or servant leadership. Whatever you call it, true leadership is about influence. And influence takes character. Writing about influence, Henry Blackaby says in Spiritual Leadership, "...some have resorted to developing the appearance of a leader rather than developing the character of a leader...they have image but ...
December 04, 2017   Ryan Sanders

A fraternity brother's angle on grace

Has grace truly changed you? How does it impact your leadership?
December 03, 2017  

How to encourage deep relationships

Spiritually edifying conversations are desperately needed today. Here are tips to promote those types of interactions.
December 01, 2017   Bob Russell

7 assumptions you may be guilty of

We trust our thinking way too much. The following are seven assumptions Christian leaders are making, without proof.
November 29, 2017   Rob Streetman

4 most common reasons that get pastors fired

Pastors and other church leaders: Please heed the words in this article and don’t do stupid.
November 27, 2017   Thom Rainer

5 habits worth cultivating

Here are five habits that can make ministry more joyful and less stressful.
November 26, 2017   Margaret Marcuson

Does church leadership look different after 500 years?

We just celebrated the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. But what has been achieved?
November 25, 2017   D Eric Schansberg

3 tips for transformational training

Training can often reinforce, but it is a hard tool for transforming people.
November 20, 2017   Phil Wood

Prayer and the dynamic leader

To be a dynamic leader, nurture and develop dynamic prayer.
November 17, 2017   Matthew Fretwell

How to change for the better

When implementing change, it can easily turn into a reenactment of the wilderness journey to the promised land. However, change doesn't always have to look this way.
November 13, 2017   Scott Couchenour

5 ways to handle the chronic church critic

Every church has 'em. The Chronic Critic...the person(s) who simply can't be pleased.
November 11, 2017   Charles Stone

3 reasons God calls us to more

Our ability to navigate God’s call to more rises and falls on our understanding, belief and obedience to His greater purposes.
November 08, 2017   Rob Streetman

3 things you’re probably doing wrong with your evening

I often hear about what successful leaders do with their mornings. What I don’t often hear is what those same leaders do with their evenings.
November 06, 2017   Ryan Sanders

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  

Discover 2 treasures in this ancient text

As followers of Jesus Christ, we are all called to be faithful stewards of the mysteries of God.
November 01, 2017   Rob Streetman

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7 common reasons pastors get cold feet
Many people have this naïve view that a pastor just has to preach and love ...
4 ways to share Jesus with your neighbors at Christmas
As you pray and think about how to show God’s love in practical ways ...
God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
James 1:12 (NLT)
Matthew Fretwell

Matt Fretwell is married, has three daughters, is an author, revitalization pastor, national director of ...

Jim Farrer

A broadly-trained church consultant, Jim Farrer is the founder of Vital Signs Church Consulting and ...