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Every leader is different. How do you maximize your gifts in your ministry?

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Sharing the Stage

Sharing the Stage

A husband and wife reflect on the challenges and rewards of pastoring together.
How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?Subscriber Access Only

I'm learning to weed through church-growth advice.
Cowpokes and Farmers

Cowpokes and Farmers

One innovates, one cultivates. Is there room on the range for both in church?
Unconventional Warfare

Unconventional Warfare

Leadership secrets of a Green Beret chaplain.
5 Signs Your Leadership Has Quit On You

5 Signs Your Leadership Has Quit On You

How to know when you're losing credibility.
One Pastor to Another

One Pastor to Another

How well will you bridge your church's past with its future?
Well-Oiled Machine or Well-Watered Garden?

Well-Oiled Machine or Well-Watered Garden?Subscriber Access Only

Your answer to that question makes all the difference for your team.
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Our editors have compiled our best on Leadership Styles topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

Finding Your Leadership Style

Finding Your Leadership StyleSubscriber Access Only

Ten different ways to lead God's people.
Why THIS?
In this classic article, Bill Hybels highlights ten manifestations of the leadership gift he's observed in the church.
Control Tweaks

Control TweaksSubscriber Access Only

The right combination of structure and empowerment moved this church toward maturity.
Why THIS?
The leaders of this "organic" church wanted to be trained but they resisted the implementation of structured discipleship. Eventually they benefitted from a balance of freedom and structure.

Three Over-looked Leadership Roles

We're familiar with pastors and teachers, but today's world needs a leadership team that includes three biblical but forgotten functions.
Why THIS?
Our ministry landscape has plenty of teachers and shepherds but too few apostles, prophets, and evangelists.
Ministry Team Diagnostics

Ministry Team Diagnostics

How to avoid the 5 most common dysfunctions of a ministry team.
Why THIS?
Nancy Ortberg identifies five common ailments among ministry teams and she explains how to address these issues.
State of the Art

State of the Art

Andy Stanley on God's ways, cultural assumptions, and leading.
Why THIS?
Andy Stanley on God's ways, cultural assumptions, and leading.
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The Prayer-Centered Church

The Prayer-Centered ChurchSubscriber Access Only

What it takes to lead a prayerful community.
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