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How to make good decisions, whether as an individual or as a group.

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Finding the Right Fit

Finding the Right Fit

How the ministry hiring process can better serve employers and job-seekers.
Breaking My Blood Oath

Breaking My Blood OathSubscriber Access Only

How did I become so dependent on digital media?
Should I Stay or Should I Go? (Part Two)

Should I Stay or Should I Go? (Part Two)

How to say the hard "goodbye" when you know it's time to leave.
Should I Stay or Should I Go? (Part One)

Should I Stay or Should I Go? (Part One)

What to do when everyone but God is telling you to move forward.
Finding the "Perfect" Second Job

Finding the "Perfect" Second JobSubscriber Access Only

Not all jobs are created equal. Here are six things for the bi-vocational pastor to keep in mind.
Donald Miller: Waiting for God's Plan

Donald Miller: Waiting for God's PlanSubscriber Access Only

What if God doesn't have a specific plan for us?
Meeting Agenda

Meeting Agenda

3 Secrets to Making Great Decisions

3 Secrets to Making Great Decisions

Key questions to ask before taking action.
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Our editors have compiled our best on Decision Making topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

Secrets to Making Great Decisions

Secrets to Making Great DecisionsSubscriber Access Only

Why THIS?
Fred Smith shares 10 questions leaders should ask themselves when facing a difficult decision.
Why Deciding Is Only Half the Battle

Why Deciding Is Only Half the BattleSubscriber Access Only

Why THIS?
After a decision is made, leaders must not overlook all the essential steps necessary to prepare for and communicate the change.
Can You Hear God Now?

Can You Hear God Now?

Your most important leadership role: discerning and obeying God's voice. Together.
Why THIS?
Ruth Haley Barton explains why it is important for church leaders to discern God's will for their ministry.
Making Decisions

Making DecisionsSubscriber Access Only

Why THIS?
In this interview, Carl F. George discusses the art of making sound decisions, including the mistakes commonly made by pastors.

The Uncertain LeaderSubscriber Access Only

You can't always be sure, but you'd better be clear.
Why THIS?
Andy Stanley stresses the importance of leading confidently even in the midst of uncertainty.
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What I Learned in the Fire

What I Learned in the Fire

When pastoring a church plant became a living hell, I thought I was done with ministry.
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