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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.
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
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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
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.
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.
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.
Is Your Church Healthy for People with Mental Illness?
3 ways your congregation can embrace those with mental disorders.
Will I be abandoned? Can I find hope? Then minister to them with the trifecta of truth: hope based on God's love, appropriately applied science, and the ultimate truth of the Word.
Self-Control for the Sake of Ministry
What does it mean to say “no” to ourselves on behalf of those we serve and influence?
In contrast to slavery, God's Spirit gives us freedom—freedom to make choices not out of fear of punishment, but out of joy and hope in Christ who reconciles all things through his body
5 Tips for Staying in Leadership in Trying Times
Lessons on leading through suffering from the life of Amanda Berry Smith
demanding and draining. It's easy to become discouraged and question God's call on our lives. We feel inadequate, and we lose hope. Smith's story has
My Biggest Ministry Mistake
Ten leaders weigh in to help others avoid their mishaps
we should! In the hope of helping others avoid blunders, I asked ten seasoned leaders to share their own mistakes. Fearing My Own Strength. In my previous
How to Prepare for Speaking at a Conference
What I’ve learned from 15 years of speaking at various events.
My hope is these preparation tips could help you have a better start than I did. The Invitation. Perhaps a local church has asked you to speak to their Thursday morning mom's group.
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.
Wanted: New Church Methods for New Church People
Changing the world with the Gospel of Jesus is less likely to happen using traditional methods with every passing year.
Passionately focused on the core truths of God's Word. At least I hope so. Unfortunately, it's also very likely that, while these new ways of doing church
Why We Can’t Afford To Be Dismissive Toward Small Churches
The micro half of the body of Christ must be as fully encouraged, resourced and engaged as the macro half.
If we hope to accomplish the Great Commandment and Great Commission, the micro half of the body must be as fully encouraged, resourced and engaged as the macro half.
Preaching in the Midst of Tragedy
In four years of pastoral ministry, I’ve had to preach through four national tragedies.
desk. One year later, I had to face my congregation with a message of hope after bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon, killing 3 and injuring 300.
Did I Hear God Right?
Just because you feel like a failure doesn’t mean you weren’t called by God.
My body started ailing, but I kept working—I didn't want anything to interrupt my calling. It was my hope that I would be there for the rest of my life. But