Are you ready for change?

What do our methods look like and what are we reproducing? Is there diversity? Variety? Unity?
 

3 things to consider about spiritual giants

We may not be the next Billy Graham, but we ought to be an authentic version of the person God has always intended for us to be.
  Richard Blackaby

How to say “no” and create margin

Saying “no” is hard work. Leaders and business owners are often wired with a “yes” gene.
  Ken Gosnell

How to lead like Moses (when you don't have 40 years)

Here are six ways to temper your vision for your church with realism.
  Margaret Marcuson

The homogenous church is declining and dying

When you are in your worship services next Sunday, look at the people around you. Do they all look like you?
  Thom Rainer

9 habits to develop an outreach culture

I am convinced that the Church is all about quick fixes in outreach ministry.
  Kris Eldridge

Are you growing your leaders?

If you don’t have a clear vision that drives you, chances are you are in a maintenance mode rather than multiplication mode.
  Jonathan Hayashi

The freedom in "No"

How many times have you given in to guilt? How often have you wanted to say no but ended up saying yes?
  Jeff Klick

Case study: Building a culture of servant leadership

Profitability, operations performance, quality output, schedule fidelity and employee morale were all well below what a high-performing organization would be delivering. Our problems were not uncommon, yet our stakes were higher than most.
  Mark Deterding

Are you looking at leadership through rose-colored glasses?

Check your perspective and learn from this leadership fable, Through Colored Glasses, by Tom Harper, to become a more effective leader.
  Charles Stone

How to be joyful in your leadership

By choosing to model joy, I hope my colleagues can see ‘work’ and ‘vocation’ as synonyms for joy.
  James Bruyn

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

4 tests to evaluate your vision

How's your visionary leadership? It's relatively easy to craft an inspiring statement that describes where we're going; it's more difficult to plan how to get there.
  Mike Bonem

Book review: The Master Coach

While I am not that far removed from the business world to be unaware of the term, “coaching,” I have not purposefully participated in the process. At least, I didn’t think so until I read the book!
  Jeff Klick

5 poor substitutes for vision

Sometimes vision is blurred because it just hasn’t been clarified yet. Discover if these substitutes are hindering your visionary leadership.
  Gerry Lewis

Book review: Through Colored Glasses

A review of Through Colored Glasses: How Great Leaders Reveal Reality—A Biblical Leadership Fable and interview with the author, Tom Harper, about how you can become a better leader.
  Joseph Lalonde

How to preach like a leader

If you are a lead pastor, then you need to use the pulpit to strategically support your ministry leadership.
  Margaret Marcuson

Finding the keys to your community

If you use the keys to your community, it will save you years of rapping your knuckles on doors to no avail. It will allow access for the gospel when other attempts fail.
  Wayne Cordeiro

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

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

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And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
1 John 4:16 (NIV)
Kris Eldridge

Kris Eldridge lives in Chicago and is the Community Impact Pastor at Christ Community Church ...

Fred Noble

Fred Noble is a recruiter for a hospitality/retail recruiting firm. He is also an ...