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Seeing My Son’s Murderer

Seeing My Son’s MurdererSubscriber Access Only

Did I really believe what I preach?
My Pathology: Saying Yes

My Pathology: Saying Yes

Why I gave my wife calendar control.
Interruption or Divine Appointment?

Interruption or Divine Appointment?Subscriber Access Only

Knowing the difference has more to do with your soul than your schedule.
Toss the Old Sweater

Toss the Old SweaterSubscriber Access Only

Ministry, like a closet, can be too full.
The Leadership Journal Book Awards

The Leadership Journal Book Awards

Here are the year’s best books for church leaders.
If Jesus Had a Smartphone

If Jesus Had a SmartphoneSubscriber Access Only

Making disciples after the revolution.
The Barnacles of Life

The Barnacles of LifeSubscriber Access Only

What Dallas Willard taught me about living the Jesus way in ministry.
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Our editors have compiled our best on Self-Leadership topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

The Art of Self Leadership

The Art of Self LeadershipSubscriber Access Only

Your toughest management challenge is always yourself.
To lead others, we need to spend adequate time recalibrating and realigning our perspectives. Bill Hybels emphasizes the value of careful self-evaluation and explains why its crucial for strengthening our resolve and maintaining our commitment to lead.
5 Moral Fences

5 Moral FencesSubscriber Access Only

Establishing personal boundaries is a necessary step to prevent moral failures.
Staying Sharp in a Small Town

Staying Sharp in a Small TownSubscriber Access Only

If you've started thinking that your efforts are "good enough," this article is a reminder that mediocrity should never be acceptable in any ministry setting.
Good Pastor, Lousy Leader

Good Pastor, Lousy LeaderSubscriber Access Only

In addition to sharing a message on Sunday morning, pastors are also expected to communicate a vision and ministry goals. Honing these skills is necessary in order to lead effectively.
Conducting a Spiritual Audit

Conducting a Spiritual AuditSubscriber Access Only

Fred Smith shares the 12 questions he routinely asked to assess his spiritual condition. The answers may vary, but progress should always be the goal.
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Missional Living in a Fraternity

Missional Living in a Fraternity

What it takes to go with Jesus into unlikely parts of the world.
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