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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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The Love of Letting Be

The Love of Letting BeSubscriber Access Only

What if we stopped trying to rationalize God ... and other people?
My Strange Life as a Pastor's Wife

My Strange Life as a Pastor's Wife

The unexpected blessings of a role I never wanted.
When the Cowboy Walked Away

When the Cowboy Walked AwaySubscriber Access Only

What I learned when the man I discipled rejected me.
Leading in Prayer

Leading in Prayer

Max Lucado talks about how good prayers shake the heavens and shape community.
The Prayer-Centered Church

The Prayer-Centered ChurchSubscriber Access Only

What it takes to lead a prayerful community.
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Leading in Prayer

Leading in Prayer

Max Lucado talks about how good prayers shake the heavens and shape community.
My Strange Life as a Pastor's Wife

My Strange Life as a Pastor's Wife

The unexpected blessings of a role I never wanted.
When the Cowboy Walked Away

When the Cowboy Walked AwaySubscriber Access Only

What I learned when the man I discipled rejected me.
The Love of Letting Be

The Love of Letting BeSubscriber Access Only

What if we stopped trying to rationalize God ... and other people?
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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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The Prayer-Centered Church

The Prayer-Centered ChurchSubscriber Access Only

What it takes to lead a prayerful community.
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