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Getting Past the Lie of Rejection
Five steps you can take to get back on track.
pastor introduced himself and asked me a key question: “Are you surviving or thriving this morning?” With more honesty than expected, I blurted, “I'm surviving, but I hope to thrive again
How to Transform Ministry Disappointment into Hope
What you are doing matters, even when fruit appears to be scarce.
How to Transform Ministry Disappointment into Hope. Finding purpose and satisfaction and hope in work that appears anticlimactic can seem impossible.
8 Ways You're Appreciated
We asked male leaders why they're thankful for you.
caught our attention. We hope you spend a few minutes reading their responses and feel seen, appreciated, and impactful in what you do. I am profoundly
Feeling the ‘Ugh’ at Christmastime
Can your church be honest about heartache this Advent?
Hope for What is Being Made New. Advent teaches us a prophetic posture: to simultaneously see what is broken and hope for what is being made new. A little ember of hope was stirred.
Changing the Conversation about Holiness
Jess Connolly on calling, co-leading a church, and challenging people to be more in awe of God
To let them watch us need Jesus, which means letting them watch us sin, letting them watch us have bad days, have weak days, and find hope in him, find favor in him.
How to Keep Leading When You Feel Like Falling Apart
5 things to do when you face tragedy and turmoil
Let's allow the details of their journey to bring hope and wisdom to lead while going through personal trials. 1. Be reminded of God's love through this difficult time.
God is doing something bigger and better than your project.
group. We were full of hope and excitement. Within us. After weeks of this, I began to notice that my hope was rising and my frustration was receding. Most
You Are Enough
Singleness doesn't make you any less of a leader.
I hope to create this kind of space by sharing with you some of the situations I have experienced that caused me to question if I really am enough and how I have tried to navigate them.
3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership
As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage.
I'm inspired by ideas. To a degree, this comes with the territory of being a leader. Leaders inspire with hope. We see possibility. We keep people tethered to the vision.
Join Our Summer Study Group
Meet with women from across the country for community, encouragement, and discussion.
for each week. Our hope is that women who pick up the devotional might gather a group of other women together to work through it together. (“How I
9 Tips for Planning a Safe VBS
How to prepare for this significant summer event.
While it may be too early to meet with everyone you hope will help with VBS, it is important that you get a small team of lead volunteers together who can help you plan and make this
9 Reasons to Be Thankful for Moms in Ministry
The awkward, embarrassing, and hilarious truth about balancing motherhood and ministry.
As you read through these stories, we hope you'll be encouraged to thank a mom in ministry. During the week of VBS, we arrived at a new church where I would be the associate pastor.
The 4 Great Challenges of Christian Counseling
Pastors must prepare to bear these burdens as they meet with parishioners.
experiences. Their role places them in close proximity to the darkest elements of people's lives, often obscuring stories of hope and healing. Counselors
Is A Successful Small Church An Oxymoron?
If we hope to overcome the perception that “successful small church” is an oxymoron, we have to redefine success the way Jesus did.
If we hope to overcome the perception that “successful small church” is an oxymoron, we have to redefine success the way Jesus did. Small Church Ministry
Leading with Hope in a Post-Christian Culture
A Church Leader Summit | April 4, 2017 | Hyatt Regency Dallas
Leading with Hope in a Post-Christian Culture. Leading with Hope in a Post-Christian Culture A Church Leader Summit | April 4, 2017 | Hyatt Regency Dallas.