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3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership
As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage.
about. Not only was it something that I would enjoy, but also it would enable me to be closer to my family and be helpful to the future of The 4Sight Group.
A Conductor of Community
Gail Song Bantum turned a love of music into a life of ministry.
Their friendship soon evolved into a long-distance relationship, and in the midst of each of them rising out of their continued grief, Gail and her future husband, Brian, simultaneously
Five Ways to Invest in the Next Generation of Leaders
Practical tips for raising up more women in ministry
These girls are the future of the church, and that gives me incredible hope. An essential ingredient for healthy leadership is the ability to raise up other leaders.
Love Thy (Immigrant) Neighbor
Women leaders play a unique role in helping refugees and immigrants settle into the community.
She will be grateful to hear you speaking her heart language (even if imperfectly). Perhaps she'll also be more receptive during future interactions. Read
Bring Your Full Self to the Table
When we allow God to use our full identity, amazing ministry can follow.
At that moment, Kang realized that saying “Here I am, Lord,” has nothing to do with fully knowing or understanding your plans for the future. Rather, it
Clues for Your Calling
Understanding your spiritual gifts can help you determine the work to which God has called you.
others including Junia. The prophetic types listen to God and articulate his perspective, either about the future or into a present-day situation. God has
You Are Needed
The church—the entire body of Christ—needs women leaders.
Me? I wanted her to see something bigger, shinier, and perhaps a bit higher-paying for me. But she saw pastoring in my future, and a pastor of sorts I eventually became.
Trusting God When the Future Is Unknown
Will we enter God’s Promised Land for us in full faith?
Trusting God When the Future Is Unknown. Will we enter God's Promised Land for us in full faith? Read as Single PagePage 1 of 2. 0; tweet; email; print.
6 Leadership Lessons I've Learned from Millennials
As I'm learning from Millennials, I'm finding hope for the future.
6 Leadership Lessons I've Learned from Millennials. As I'm learning from Millennials, I'm finding hope for the future. As I do, I'm finding hope for the future.
Take Ownership of Your Development
Women are often overlooked for leadership development. Take matters into your own hands.
That gift of leadership development, however, became my expectation. I thought that I deserved intentional investment like that from my future leaders.
The Tricky World of Copier Leases and Purchases
What a church must consider before buying or leasing.
Should you, for instance, lease or buy? If you decide to purchase, budgeting cash reserves for a future copier purchase is a good idea. What if a church thinks leasing is the way to go?
How to Steward Your Ministry Well
What does it look like to invest in the resources God has entrusted to you?
Maybe it's investing in the launch of a new location or expanding a ministry of your church. Maybe it's reorganizing your team and realigning the structure to prepare you for the future.
How to Be a Spiritual Mother
We all have a responsibility to guide younger leaders.
I looked ahead and saw a future with obvious signs of aging, aches and pains, cultural alienation, and my precious children leaving home—it all felt negative and a big overwhelming.
My Husband Isn’t Called to Ministry
My dreams of ministering together were dashed, but I got something better in return.
activities. I still believed the solution to our problem lay in intentionally serving in ministry together, as I had once dreamed of doing with my future spouse.
3 Ways to Make Your Church a Healthier Place to Work
Is your staff experiencing a spiritual crisis right under your nose?
However, her honesty ignited in me a desire to do everything possible to ensure that none of our current or future staff members will confront a similar crisis.
How to Figure Out Your Calling
Amy Orr-Ewing says it takes a combination of being proactive and listening for God’s leading.
“In my final year at Oxford,” she says, “Frog and I were praying about my vocation and future direction, and we decided to lay a fleece before the Lord.
13 Reasons Not to Worry About the Future of the Church
The church has survived and thrived through worse problems than whatever is worrying us today
Church & CultureJuly 30, 2015. 13 Reasons Not to Worry About the Future of the Church The church has survived and thrived through worse problems than whatever is worrying us
The Church's Next 10,000 Years
When considering the future, could our vision be much too small?
of God. Future: An Outpost for a Radical Kingdom. Most philosophical reflections. Bestselling authors and popular conferences focus on future trends. It's
How to Lead Dominating Male Leaders
Three things I’ve learned as I’ve led dominant men
As a lead pastor, I've also had several negative experiences with high D male leaders in ministry, and I know these factor into my future interactions with high D men.