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Christians are to "grow in grace and the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ" (2 Peter 3:18). That's true of you as a leader as well as those you lead.

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My Near Life Experience

My Near Life Experience

How a brush with death taught me to live fearlessly for God.
Faith and the Brain

Faith and the BrainSubscriber Access Only

An interview with Dr. Andrew Newberg.
Study the Brain Without Losing Your Soul

Study the Brain Without Losing Your Soul

Can brain science teach us about discipleship?
Learning from Weirdos

Learning from Weirdos

7 missional gifts from ancient Christian mystics
Finding Soul Satisfaction

Finding Soul SatisfactionSubscriber Access Only

John Ortberg on caring for your soul.
I Found My Heart When I Lost My Way

I Found My Heart When I Lost My Way

How my inner crisis led to new life in my leadership.
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Our editors have compiled our best on Formation topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

American Idols

American IdolsSubscriber Access Only

Larry Crabb says there's something better than control and success.
Why THIS?
Spiritual community results from accepting our perpetual brokenness.
Soul Health

Soul HealthSubscriber Access Only

You can't be fruitful if you neglect the Source.
Why THIS?
Overlooking the health of one's soul is detrimental to one's ministry, and it's easy to overlook.
I Have This Feeling ...

I Have This Feeling ...

Even non-intuitives can hone leadership instincts.
Why THIS?
Trusting your intuition can lead to richer relationships and a more effective ministry.
Got Your 'Spiritual Director' Yet?

Got Your 'Spiritual Director' Yet?Subscriber Access Only

"The roots of a resurgent practice, plus 14 books for further study"
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The roots of a resurgent practice, plus 14 books for further study
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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Where is God on Monday?

Where is God on Monday?Subscriber Access Only

Equipping the church for faith at work.
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