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The first task of any Christian leader is to stay in touch with Christ and, as much as it depends on you, to stay spiritually fit. In this section of LeadershipJournal.net, you'll find food for your soul, and God's strength for your calling.

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Think You Had a Bad Day?

Think You Had a Bad Day?

10 things to remember from church history when you're discouraged in ministry.
Calling 911

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Pursuing God's call to ministry has been anything but easy.
High Anxiety

High AnxietySubscriber Access Only

Leaders have lots of reasons to worry … and one overriding reason not to.
Finding Time for Study

Finding Time for Study

Commentary
Facing Fears

Facing Fears

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Getting to 'Aha'

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Kyle Idleman discusses three phases of transformation.
Think You Had a Bad Day?

Think You Had a Bad Day?

10 things to remember from church history when you're discouraged in ministry.
When Smaller Is Better

When Smaller Is BetterSubscriber Access Only

Effective small church ministry starts with a clearer view of success.
Calling 911

Calling 911Subscriber Access Only

Pursuing God's call to ministry has been anything but easy.
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Our editors have compiled our best on Soul topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.
The Ministry of Small Talk

The Ministry of Small Talk

What we talk about while we're preparing the way for Jesus to join the conversation.
Why THIS?
Eugene H. Peterson reflects on the holy power of small talk to point conversations to Jesus.
Fighting the Good Fight

Fighting the Good Fight

What does the Bible mean by "spiritual warfare"?
Why THIS?
John Ortberg writes a compelling overview of the difficult topic of spiritual warfare. His take on the topic is nuanced and wise, accounting for both the reality of evil within us and the kind that comes from the evil one.
The Soul of Steve Jobs

The Soul of Steve Jobs

What would it have taken to reach the Apple founder's core?
Why THIS?
Gordon MacDonald examines the mixed legacy of Steve Jobs, offering ministry insights along the way.
Leading a Church in Prayer ...

Leading a Church in Prayer ...Subscriber Access Only

... deserves thoughtful preparation.
Why THIS?
Twelve tips for leading prayer during a service.
How Do We Assess Spiritual Growth?

How Do We Assess Spiritual Growth?Subscriber Access Only

It is possible, but often not very encouraging.
Why THIS?
In this interview, Dallas Willard shares that measuring spiritual growth first requires a new definition of success.
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Think You Had a Bad Day?

Think You Had a Bad Day?

10 things to remember from church history when you're discouraged in ministry.
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