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Bounce Back After Defeat
Every leader faces failure, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your ministry.
Bounce Back After Defeat. Every leader faces failure, but it doesn't have to be the end of your ministry. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 2. 0; tweet; email; print.
We're cheering you on as you live your calling.
Other times it comes from the world's expectations, or our congregants' expectations. Sometimes we're discouraged by a recent failure as we try to make a new game plan.
How to Be the Elephant in the Room
Is it possible to be yourself, or should you become “one of the guys”?
There is permission to experiment and fail, (When we learn something, though, how is that a failure?) There is certainly a structure and a creative strategy behind that process, but it's not
Did I Hear God Right?
Just because you feel like a failure doesn’t mean you weren’t called by God.
Did I Hear God Right? Just because you feel like a failure doesn't mean you weren't called by God. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. 0; tweet; email; print.
The Problem with Self-Esteem
God offers a better way.
someone else. We routinely say things to ourselves we would never say to others: You're a failure. You can't do anything right. You're hopeless. We might
Ministry after Becoming a Mom
Is it possible to balance two full-time callings?
ministry. Navigating these callings simultaneously can be challenging to say the least. Most days I feel successful with one and a failure with the other. Then
Wounded Leaders Wound Others
The negative effects of leading with unmet intimacy needs.
A ministry or church that is personality-driven is usually led by a person who has a deep need for approval stemming from a fear of failure and rejection.
We Are Called to Be Faithful, Not Successful
As my pastorate crumbled around me, I learned what God truly expects of us.
Twenty years prior to the church's closing, I sat in a chapel service listening to a sermon by one of the school's professors. I don't remember the title or
Creating a Culture of Innovation and Initiative
How church leaders can encourage church staff.
Reward innovation, and you'll create a culture of innovation. 5. Show Grace in Failure. If your team accepts your challenge for innovation, you need to offer forgiveness in failure.
Mentoring Is More than Teaching
It’s actually a lot more like mothering.
Relationship makes trust possible, drives discussions to deeper levels, creates a safe place for failure, injects encouragement, and allows for healthy imitation as Paul notes in 1
Deep Preaching in a Distracted Age
Will anything capture people's attention and keep it long enough for God to do his work?
Here's the bad news first: deep preaching flows from a life that's been deepened by suffering, failure, repentance, and a persistent cry for God's mercy.
Developing People on Your Team
10 inexpensive ways to encourage staff members to grow.
Trial and error. The best development may be putting systems in place that allow the team to take risks, but then evaluate the success or failure in an effort to learn from them and grow.
Perry Noble, NewSpring Church and Our Obsession with Numbers
Our numbers obsession continues to leave victims in its wake. Now Perry Noble and the tens of thousands of members of NewSpring church are on the list of walking wounded.
for his problems. I'm afraid we're going to miss what Noble himself said was the reason for his failure, because we don't want to see it. While people are