The 3 biggest leadership obstacles

How will you handle the challenges? If you don’t make a decision, life will make one for you.
  Matthew Fretwell

Have you positioned yourself for God’s call to more?

The most important position for hearing and understanding God is a prayer position.
  Rob Streetman

Searching for perfect in the workplace

Is that realistic? How many people love everything about their job?
  Bob Russell

One word that will focus your ministry

As church leaders, we often hear many good ideas to further the mission of the church. The trick is determining which ideas are the best.
  Mark Lenz

3 perils of modern leadership

Leadership is an interdependent mixture of intuition, experience, and inspiration. When it comes to modern leadership, here are some obstacles that get in the way.
  Bob Whitesel

What makes a visionary leader?

Explore the characteristics of strategic leadership. Who models this on your church's team?
  Bob Whitesel

Visioning: You may lead, but is anyone following?

Not everyone carries the same vision for the church that you do.
  Ronald Keener

Thinking and acting strategically

If you ask a second chair leader what he or she “does,” you may hear a long list of tasks. But what if you ask about their greatest contribution to the organization?
  Mike Bonem

9 traits of excellent church leaders

When teaching church leadership, there are specific qualities in leaders which should exist or be formulated.
  Matthew Fretwell

3 steps to motivate people to action

Excellent communication is a highly desired talent in the American church. Most pastors seek to be great communicators yet unfortunately, many pulpits are void of compelling and effective communication.
  Mark Lenz

Key tips on leading a strategy team

How do we get from the church assessment to the implementation of a new church culture?
  Jim Barber

Stop looking for suspects; look for prospects

Who are those in your potential congregation? Where do you find them?
  Charles Arn

Who should be involved in ministry decisions?

Hesitant to involve your staff and volunteers in decisions? You may want to rethink that position.
 

George Hunter clarifies the church’s main business

What is the driving purpose of the church?
  Ronald Keener

4 foundational scriptures for doing life together

It is vital for Christ-followers to do life together.
  Mark Lenz

Gauging your church’s culture

Here's the first step to take your church into the future.
 

George Bullard's 101 ways to vision cast

Discover how George W. Bullard's book, Captured by Vision, could impact your ministry team.
  Ronald Keener

Why every person in your church needs 7 friends

What do friendships have to do with church growth?
 

The power of a name

Names can indicate character or destiny. They project parents’ fondest hopes and dreams for their sons and daughters.
  David Bowman

The role of leadership in your church’s vision

So your church has a vision statement? Good for you. Now what are you doing about making it come alive?
  Ronald Keener

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For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.
Philippians 4:13 (NLT)
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