I am a quitter

Reevaluate your desire to quit. How does it compare to Peter and John in Acts 4?
December 15, 2016  

Using NASCAR to find the right hire

Sometimes there are interview questions that have nothing to do with skill.
December 07, 2016  

Why my dad stopped going to church

What leadership styles do you have in your church?
November 10, 2016  

Preaching that makes people furious

How do preachers remain faithful in the face of conflict and confrontation? How do you preach Jesus when others don’t want to listen?
October 13, 2016  

Will I be honest regardless of the consequences?

Ponder how you would handle these tough life scenarios.
September 26, 2016  

Why yes, I have big muscles

Many times we want to show off our ministry muscles, but God has another plan in mind.
September 09, 2016  

Why do we work hard to appear wise?

How do you handle the tension of attempting to be the leader who has it all together?
August 04, 2016  

What do you look for when hiring new staff?

How do you uncover the qualities of a future successful staff member? It’s not always something found on their résumé.
July 29, 2016  

I want a super-sized ministry

Success in the kingdom of God looks different from our American culture.
April 01, 2016  

This will change the world

Living in a world filled with pain and problems, we’re constantly looking for that answer to fix this brokenness.
January 18, 2016  

What’s your most valuable asset?

Is it leadership? Personality? Ministry strategy? Teaching, writing, preaching? Actually, your best asset may not be what you think. Jodi Hickerson puts a new spin on what should qualify as your most valuable offering. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
January 06, 2016  

How to take the “my” and “I” out of ministry

Do you have tunnel vision? Where is your focus when it comes to ministry? LeRoy Lawson, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Emmanuel Christian Seminary (Johnson City, Tenn.), gives insight into Psalm 71 and how this passage speaks to reevaluating your perspective. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in ...
December 21, 2015  

Do you really believe that?

In today’s culture, many times the word “believe” is used to express our interests and opinions. Jodi Hickerson, programming director of Mission Church (Ventura, Calif.), shares absolutes, which weigh more than any of our interests and opinions. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
December 01, 2015  

Creating a sustainable ministry platform

How many followers does it take for your ministry to make an impact? What’s the secret to reaching more people? Jodi Hickerson, Programming Director of Mission Church (Ventura, Calif.), reveals how to make the biggest impact in the lives you encounter every day. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
November 11, 2015  

Does God care about the details?

Prayers are answered all the time. Yet, sometimes we miss how God specifically intervenes.
November 05, 2015  

Do you have what it takes for the job?

What is your response when someone looks at your résumé and asks how you match up with the task at hand?
October 12, 2015  

Even idiots can become bold leaders

What's the secret to being bold Christian leaders that are able to speak into the war of words happening in our world? Peter and John knew the secret and were transformed from common men to world-changing leaders. Mike Baker, senior pastor of Eastview Christian Church (Normal, Ill.), shares the secret to ...
September 20, 2015  

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Are we creating consumers rather than disciples?
How does a church grow without development and discipleship?
Do you have the proper vision?
Pastors often lack vision for making disciples and disciple-makers—and then, of course, they fail ...
Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
Romans 12:10 (NIV)
Ryan Sanders

Ryan Sanders is the Director of Outreach at Manhood Journey. Ryan is married to Tonia ...

Tami Heim

Tami Heim is the president and CEO of the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA). Her senior ...