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

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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?

Your answer to that question makes all the difference for your team.
No More One-Man Band

No More One-Man Band

Larry Osborne and Chris Brown on the payoffs and pitfalls of transitioning to shared leadership.
Serving from the Spotlight

Serving from the Spotlight

Servant leadership doesn't mean just setting up the chairs.
Confessions of a Leadership Junkie

Confessions of a Leadership Junkie

Sometimes we need to learn from others … even if they're successful.
Gray Matters

Gray Matters

The brains behind our personalities.
Do You Have What it Takes to Lead?

Do You Have What it Takes to Lead?

Three tests to determine if someone is ready to lead.
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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.
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Andy Stanley on God's ways, cultural assumptions, and leading.
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Between Two Worlds

Between Two WorldsSubscriber Access Only

How two pastors are helping people integrate faith and work.
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