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Lead from Where You Are
Give to others from your own walk with God.
As women, we often put so much pressure on ourselves to perform. Our leadership must be savvy. Next, we fill up a Post-It note with our daily to-dos: Finish the leadership team agenda.
Imagining the Next Generation of Women in Leadership
A conversation between a lead pastor and her daughter
Imagining the Next Generation of Women in Leadership. A conversation between a lead pastor and her daughter. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 5. Image: Provided by the author.
Disillusioned by the Church
When organizational culture makes you wonder if you belong
including: Lack of alignment between stated and actual values; Inconsistent application of policies; Unhealthy leadership behavior (eg, moral or relational);
8 Life and Leadership Lessons From The Jayden K. Smith Hoax
If we don't learn what we can from this silly little episode, we might fall for the next big one.
Church & CultureJuly 12, 2017. 8 Life and Leadership Lessons From The Jayden K. Smith Hoax Here are 8 principles that this internet hoax can remind us about life and leadership.
8 Guidelines for Ministering to Men
A nuanced alternative to the Billy Graham Rule that views men—and ourselves—first as being in the image of God.
To safeguard marriages and maintain integrity in our pastoral care—or other leadership—women require principles that get at the heart of our relationships preemptively.
Find Your Place in God's Story
Like Esther, you may be exactly where you are for a specific purpose.
Her life had been a testimony to everything they believed and wanted to be. Growing up in the early 1900s, Henrietta Mears had defied the limitations of a woman in leadership.
3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership
As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage.
3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership. As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage. Read as Single
How to Advocate for Singles in Your Church
Minding the margins to draw everyone in
family of God. And since the majority of this growing population of singles is women, your advocacy as a woman in leadership is especially needed. If you
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Meet with women from across the country for community, encouragement, and discussion.
Sure, I had great support from the other pastoral staff (all male), and I did find a handful of close friends over my four years in that church, but leadership was lonely.
How I Found a Support Network
5 ways I formed a group of women leaders around me
Even if you are a leader who tries to be more “of the people” and down-to-earth in your interactions, many under your leadership will still view you as somehow separate.
Make Criticism Your Friend
Change your perspective, and criticism can actually propel you forward in God’s mission.
Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: iStock. 0; tweet; email; print. The higher we rise in leadership, the more we can expect there will be someone with a contrary opinion to criticize us
When Volunteers Disappoint
Work through disappointment and create realistic expectations for your team.
Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: iStock. 0; tweet; email; print. Leadership is an unpredictable ship to navigate. Surprises and disappointment are an inevitable part of leadership.
Avoiding The Trap Of A Punch-The-Clock Mentality In Ministry
It’s too easy to define our ministry by how many hours we put in. Then it's very easy to slip into the trap of defining our value by those hours.
Church LeadershipAugust 21, 2017. Avoiding The Trap Of A Punch-The-Clock Mentality In Ministry It's too easy to define our ministry by how many hours we put in.
Use Your Strength to Serve Others
How to gracefully embrace your role as the strongest person in the room
strength. Also, I was young. I was early in my career, and I had only a dim understanding of my leadership gift and the potential strength of my voice. I
A Dream Becomes Reality
Cathy Loerzel founded The Allender Center to help people find healing from abuse and trauma.
Inhabiting the worlds of ministry, academics, and business—where there are very few Christian women in high level leadership positions—Loerzel “knows how to handle being in a
5 Ways to Build Confidence
Don’t miss these opportunities to develop talent in those you lead.
Leading in any capacity had never entered my mind before that moment. His words motivated me to take progressively challenging leadership roles.
The Problem with Being an Authentic Leader
The delicate balance of authenticity and confidentiality in leadership.
The Problem with Being an Authentic Leader. The delicate balance of authenticity and confidentiality in leadership. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. Image: iStock. 0; tweet; email; print.
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.
We're cheering you on as you live your calling.
Leadership can be tough because we're told we can't. Or we shouldn't. Or we better not. Sometimes leadership is tough because we haven't been adequately equipped.