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These ancient practices are vital to the spiritual life. Here's why they matter in ministry, and how you can foster them in your own life.

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Facing Fears

Facing Fears

Split The Tithe

Split The Tithe

Give half to the church and half to missions.
The Prayer-Centered Church

The Prayer-Centered ChurchSubscriber Access Only

What it takes to lead a prayerful community.
Faith and the Brain

Faith and the BrainSubscriber Access Only

An interview with Dr. Andrew Newberg.
Finding Soul Satisfaction

Finding Soul SatisfactionSubscriber Access Only

John Ortberg on caring for your soul.
Why I Didn’t Skip Church …

Why I Didn’t Skip Church …

Even though part of me really wanted to.
The Discerning Leader

The Discerning Leader

Honing your sensitivity to the Spirit
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Our editors have compiled our best on Disciplines topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

The Spiritual Leader's Vitality

The Spiritual Leader's VitalitySubscriber Access Only

Why THIS?
Richard Foster and Henri Nouwen reveal how pastors and other leaders can develop a more intimate relationship with God and lead a life focused on spiritual things.
My Holy of Holies

My Holy of Holies

How all-too-human preachers can prepare their souls to preach.
Why THIS?
We must not forget that we are always standing in the presence of God.
Ben Patterson on Prayer

Ben Patterson on PrayerSubscriber Access Only

God loves the little things, the secret things his servants do.
Why THIS?
God loves the little things, the secret things his servants do.
Having Ears, Do You Not Hear?

Having Ears, Do You Not Hear?

Ancient practices help us stop merely studying the Bible, and start listening to it.
Why THIS?
Eugene Peterson discusses the beauty of listening to the Bible.
Is My Leadership Spiritual?

Is My Leadership Spiritual?Subscriber Access Only

Why THIS?
God wants us to lead from our soul, out of our vulnerability.
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Changing Notions of Community

Changing Notions of Community

Guiding church in a time of declining attendance.
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