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Mean Girls in the Church
How to become women who embolden rather than undermine
Whenever I had a new writing opportunity, Tracey flooded me with encouragement, and if I was preaching, she would check in with me, send me texts of encouragement, and be the first
Lead Well Alongside Men
5 tips for co-laboring for the kingdom
women's voices? This will help you understand the right balance between encouragement and challenge to offer as you work with him. Working through
CT Pastors’ Top 17 Articles of 2017
This year’s best practical solutions and stories of ministry failure, temptation, and encouragement.
CT Pastors' Top 17 Articles of 2017. This year's best practical solutions and stories of ministry failure, temptation, and encouragement. Kyle Rohane. 0;
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.
Why was there such a disconnect from the encouragement he showered upon me in our one-on-one meetings and the silence that swallowed him now? “I'm sorry,” I whispered.
How to Keep Leading When You Feel Like Falling Apart
5 things to do when you face tragedy and turmoil
As women leaders, helping others through difficult times, offering advice and encouragement, and teaching women to stand firm against adversity is simply what we do.
Join Our Summer Study Group
Meet with women from across the country for community, encouragement, and discussion.
Join Our Summer Study Group. Meet with women from across the country for community, encouragement, and discussion. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 1. 0; tweet; email; print.
5 Tips for Staying in Leadership in Trying Times
Lessons on leading through suffering from the life of Amanda Berry Smith
weak. The people we serve look to us to give direction, to offer encouragement, and to walk with them in times of crisis. They look to us for love. When
We're cheering you on as you live your calling.
As women leaders, we know that support—in the form of encouragement, challenge, friendships, and skills—is crucial to success. But we're often not sure where to find it.
Clues for Your Calling
Understanding your spiritual gifts can help you determine the work to which God has called you.
In Romans 12, Paul encourages the church community to release and use their gifts: “If it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do
8 Ways You're Appreciated
We asked male leaders why they're thankful for you.
8 Ways You're Appreciated. We asked male leaders why they're thankful for you. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: Lightstock. 0; tweet; email; print.
Financial Fraud in Churches: A Major Risk in 2017
Why church leaders should assess the way they collect and record money.
Also, here's just a word of encouragement to church leaders: If you have a church credit card, and you use that church credit card, make certain that you have all kinds of checks and
The Power of Women Helping Each Other
Follow the example of Harriet Tubman.
Most that I have done and suffered in the service of our cause has been in public, and I have received much encouragement at every step of the way.
What Your Pastor Really Wants for Christmas
This year, forego the gift cards and get them something they’ll really appreciate.
Routines and rhythms are essential for pastors, but they require good stewardship of time and joyful elements that a foster encouragement for ministry. 10. Notes of Encouragement.
How to Serve Your City When You Aren’t a Megachurch
Our resources are limited, but that hasn’t stopped us.
action. Political leaders, educators, business owners, and neighbors appreciate our encouragement, insight, and empathy, but they need our help. When
Four Steps to Form a Personal Support Group
As you minister to others, don't neglect your own need for challenge and encouragement.
Four Steps to Form a Personal Support Group. As you minister to others, don't neglect your own need for challenge and encouragement. Read as Single
Wounded Leaders Wound Others
The negative effects of leading with unmet intimacy needs.
12:15). Encouragement—to urge forward and positively persuade toward a goal (1 Thess. 5:11; Heb. 10:24). Respect—to value and regard highly; to convey great worth (Rom. 12:10).
When You're a Pastor Who Suffers from Depression
What the story of Elijah (and psychological research) tells us about how to cope.
As God reminded Elijah of the remnant of 7,000, so we are reminded that we do not journey alone. We need the support and encouragement of the body of Christ.
Facing My Inner Control Freak
An unexpected encounter with the Holy Spirit changed everything.
big and small, women whose appearances seemed to melt into each other's with no distinguishing attributes or features as they hugged, prayed, and spoke words of encouragement.
When It’s Time to Quit
“Finish what you start” isn’t always good advice.
As a child, I was told, “Don't be a quitter.” and “Finish what you start.” These commands served as a means of encouragement and motivation for academic performance, athletic prowess
Bearing the Word
Preachers carry on a tradition Mary exemplified.
Bearing the Word. Preachers carry on a tradition Mary exemplified. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: Lightstock. 0; tweet; email; print. I was tired—the