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January - May 2014 | Sunday a.m. Bible class at Parkview Community Church, Glen Ellyn, Illinois

May 1, 2014 | National Day of Prayer speaker, Lombard, Illinois

July 31 - August 6, 2014 | Teaching D.Min. class at Golden Gate Seminary, Mill Valley, California

November 1-8, 2014 | Training magazine editors in Kerala, India

Marshall Shelley's Newest ArticlesSee all
Does Membership Matter?
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Does Membership Matter?

Encouraging a deeper commitment
From Youth Minister to Felon
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From Youth Minister to Felon

An article we never should have published.
Staying Fresh
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Staying Fresh

Creativity comes from focusing on your goal
What Do You Expect?
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What Do You Expect?

Are expectations forcing you into a role that isn’t true to your calling?
Pastor, Church, & Law Volume 2
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Must-Reads from Marshall Shelley

Our editors have compiled our best from this contributor from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

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My 4 Clearer Views of GodSubscriber Access Only

God's traits are sometimes seen most clearly in the severest of circumstances.

Broader Pastures, More BreedsSubscriber Access Only

If you're wondering how being a church leader got so complicated, this article identifies the beginnings of the growing number of essentials.

The Play for PowerSubscriber Access Only

Is "diversity" a core value for Christians? If so, we need to be clear about what we mean.

Leader's Insight: Billy Graham's Home Field AdvantageSubscriber Access Only

Wherever he preaches, the great Crusader finds ways to make himself and the gospel right at home.
How to speak clearly for Christ in an environment filled with distractions.

In the Justice Business

Where does human justice end and divine justice begin?
Confused about "social justice"? Here's a helpful distinction between the justice God is responsible for, and the justice he expects people to maintain.
Marshall Shelley's Books See all
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Growing Grace for Mental Illness

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One pastor's story mirrors a burgeoning response in the church.
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