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Leadership Journal

The following collection is located at: http://www.christianitytoday.com/le/2012/fall/
Fall

Leadership Journal Fall 2012

Volume 33 Issue 4
From The Editor
The 5 Main Things

 The 5 Main Things

Keeping the main thing the main thing.
Theme
Essentials of Ministry

Essentials of Ministry

And the distractions that pull us away …
Our Presumptuous Calling

 Our Presumptuous Calling

Who am I to teach all nations and feed Jesus' sheep?
Finding God's Will Together

Finding God's Will Together

How to help a group discern God's leading
The Essence of a Pastor

The Essence of a Pastor

Five pastors share stories about the core of their calling.
To Serve and Protect

To Serve and Protect

How pastors guard the flock
Fireworks or a Candle?

Fireworks or a Candle?

A Spanish pastor's reflections on the work that lasts.
Building a Battle-Ready Team

 Building a Battle-Ready Team

Three questions to determine whether someone is a good team player.
Practicing What I Preach

Practicing What I Preach

When I saw our church's lack of adult conversions, I made a personal commitment to evangelism.
More than a Message

More than a Message

Our churches need to see us live out the gospel, not just talk about it.
PARSE
Dancing with Caesar

Dancing with Caesar

How can we engage politics in Christ-honoring ways?
Beer and a Bump

Beer and a Bump

Pixelate That!

 Pixelate That!

Dramatic rise in broadcast nudity.
The Online Pastor

The Online Pastor

Commentary
The Way of Discernment

The Way of Discernment

Leading God's people means seeking God's guidance.
What Good Shepherds Don't Do

What Good Shepherds Don't Do

When tending becomes controlling, we've overstepped our role.
Toolkit
Facing a Faction

 Facing a Faction

Avoid being ousted by a group of disgruntled members.
BibleWorks 9

BibleWorks 9

A Leadership Journal review
Bonus Articles
Balancing Acts

 Balancing Acts

Tim Keller and Andy Stanley explain what it takes to get ministry right.
Ministering to Mormons

Ministering to Mormons

Reaching Mormons demands understanding their theology and culture.
Lessons from the Joshua Tree

 Lessons from the Joshua Tree

Nurturing a church plant in tough, really tough, soil
Cartoons
Church Unity

Church Unity

Official Criticism

Official Criticism

Young Pastors

Young Pastors

Tending Flock

Tending Flock

New Pastors

New Pastors