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Use Your Strength to Serve Others
How to gracefully embrace your role as the strongest person in the room
Sometimes leadership gifts seem like liabilities—they might lead us into more conflict than we would like or undermine the “nice girl” image we sense others want to see.
When Calling Causes Conflict
Many women face opposition in their calling—whether overt, covert, or internal.
When Calling Causes Conflict. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print. Few of us will step into our calling without some level of opposition or conflict.
Bring Your Full Self to the Table
When we allow God to use our full identity, amazing ministry can follow.
She remembers her mother carefully planning out meals, so that the non-American smells of Korean soups and kimchee wouldn't conflict with guest check-ins or busy travel seasons.
Diagnosing and Changing Church Culture
What you need to know about your past to move forward
founding pastor. Whether the pastor avoided conflict, loved to have fun, or was highly intellectual, the church culture is often based on those values. Because
What Makes Your Church Your Church?
3 building blocks to help you tell your story.
public arguments and splits. According to Miller, the conflict wasn't handled well, and there was a lot of pain within the church body. While it's easier to
When They're Really Mad at You
How to follow Jesus while dodging bullets.
3. Pastors are usually people-pleasers who avoid conflict at all costs. But the process was needed to avoid ceaseless conflict and dysfunction, a distraction from ministry on all sides.
I Voted Clinton. He Voted Trump. We Still Do Ministry Together.
How my right-hand man and I reconciled our political differences for the sake of our church.
That's a conflict on the very mission of our church—are we here for the insiders or the outsiders? It would have been easy to ignore the election and avoid conflict.
Make Conflict Work for You
Handling disagreement can help your relationships
Make Conflict Work for You. Handling disagreement can help your relationships. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print. Conflict is inevitable.
A Conductor of Community
Gail Song Bantum turned a love of music into a life of ministry.
A Conductor of Community. Gail Song Bantum turned a love of music into a life of ministry. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: provided by Quest Church. 0; tweet; email; print.
Stilling the Storm
A book review
associate director at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, navigates the stormy waters of worship planning and congregational leadership in times of crisis, transition, and conflict.
When Others Question Your Leadership
Parents in my children’s ministry questioned my authority because I wasn’t a mom.
When Others Question Your Leadership. Parents in my children's ministry questioned my authority because I wasn't a mom. Read as Single PagePage
Making Space for Women Leaders in the Church
The day my bubble burst about women in ministry.
Making Space for Women Leaders in the Church. The day my bubble burst about women in ministry. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print.
Overlooked: When Women Are Passed Over for Leadership
Research suggests a reason for this phenomenon beyond the glass ceiling.
Overlooked: When Women Are Passed Over for Leadership. Research suggests a reason for this phenomenon beyond the glass ceiling. Read as Single