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Beat Imposter Syndrome
How to stand firm in who God says you are when you feel like a phony
In ministry teams, those who are asked to serve on committees at church wonder if the selection team really knew what they were doing when offering a position of leadership.
When You Feel Like a Failure
Whether you've truly failed―or you just feel like a failure―the experience can actually be a blessing.
period. Still, her words haunted me. I didn't trust my own leadership abilities, just as I didn't trust that God in me could do a mighty work through me. I cried
3 Ways to Maximize Co-Pastoring
Effective co-pastoring requires more than just dividing up tasks.
We had the tools we needed for exegesis, pastoral counseling, and leadership. as we tried to find a magic formula to determine the perfect application of our individual skills and gifts
Share, Listen, and Listen Some More
Every woman knows how to minimize herself, and we need to put a stop to it—here’s how.
For many women who serve in leadership positions in the church, however, there comes a point at which we don't―we can't―negate the God-given image present in every single one
Disillusioned by the Church
When organizational culture makes you wonder if you belong
including: Lack of alignment between stated and actual values; Inconsistent application of policies; Unhealthy leadership behavior (eg, moral or relational);
Personal Branding, Platform, and Pride-Management
Promoting the message of Christ―rather than ourselves.
Similarly, a personal brand is the distinctive way someone desires to be seen by others, often emphasizing their positive attributes, such as their strengths, values, skills, and abilities.
Making the Leap from Marketplace to Ministry
Five truths to keep in mind when God calls you to a big career change
Kim Dorr-Tilley was solidly ensconced in the entertainment industry in production and casting before ending up as a talent agent, an occupation her skills, gifts, and experiences helped
Should You Take on More?
5 questions to decide if projects outside your role are right for you
something God may be calling us into because it taps into our giftedness, passion, skills, or next In the past decade as I have grown in leadership experience and influence, I have been
3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership
As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage.
3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership. As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage. Read as Single
Our Best on Leadership Skills
10 tools to identify and improve your most important practices as a leader.
Leadership Foundations. Here are some of the building blocks of leadership, the traits, the skills, and the essential practices that you'll need in whatever leadership role you're assigned.
Overlooked: When Women Are Passed Over for Leadership
Research suggests a reason for this phenomenon beyond the glass ceiling.
the job to Steve*—a hip, dynamic singer who dazzled everyone with his musical skills. examples of men in church settings who have been offered positions of leadership and promoted
We're cheering you on as you live your calling.
Sometimes leadership is tough because we haven't been adequately equipped. we know that support—in the form of encouragement, challenge, friendships, and skills—is crucial to
8 Guidelines for Ministering to Men
A nuanced alternative to the Billy Graham Rule that views men—and ourselves—first as being in the image of God.
To safeguard marriages and maintain integrity in our pastoral care—or other leadership—women require principles that get at the heart of our relationships preemptively.
How to Advocate for Singles in Your Church
Minding the margins to draw everyone in
family of God. And since the majority of this growing population of singles is women, your advocacy as a woman in leadership is especially needed. If you
5 Tips for Staying in Leadership in Trying Times
Lessons on leading through suffering from the life of Amanda Berry Smith
5 Tips for Staying in Leadership in Trying Times. Lessons on leading through suffering from the life of Amanda Berry Smith. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3.
Make Criticism Your Friend
Change your perspective, and criticism can actually propel you forward in God’s mission.
Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: iStock. 0; tweet; email; print. The higher we rise in leadership, the more we can expect there will be someone with a contrary opinion to criticize us
When Volunteers Disappoint
Work through disappointment and create realistic expectations for your team.
Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: iStock. 0; tweet; email; print. Leadership is an unpredictable ship to navigate. Surprises and disappointment are an inevitable part of leadership.
Rise Above the Double Standard
Women leaders are forced to find an impossible golden mean between too much and not enough.
it difficult was that it was far more insidious than, “You aren't qualified for leadership because you felt a calling that left them shredded on the inside and in doubt of their gifts and skills.
Use Your Strength to Serve Others
How to gracefully embrace your role as the strongest person in the room
strength. Also, I was young. I was early in my career, and I had only a dim understanding of my leadership gift and the potential strength of my voice. I