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8 Ways You're Appreciated
We asked male leaders why they're thankful for you.
I am profoundly grateful for the women pastors and leaders at Tenth Church and their spectacular leadership! Your wise executive leadership, Christ
Getting Past the Lie of Rejection
Five steps you can take to get back on track.
Each word pierced me like a dagger to my soul. After pouring hours, sweat, tears, and passion into a church I loved, the leadership decided I was not enough. I was not enough.
6 Issues To Consider Before Pastoring A Church That Needs A Turnaround
Turnarounds always take longer than our projected timelines. And they almost never happen the way we expect.
1. Is The Current Leadership Able To Change And/Or Step Down? Some stay, some leave. How do we know if it's time for some or all of the church leadership team to go or stay?
Why Church Leaders Shouldn’t Avoid “Practical” Topics
Preachers may not want to talk about finances—but it’s critical that they do so.
An experience I had a few years ago has become something of a parable for me whenever I think about pastoral leadership and such practical matters as money, fund-raising, and the
Lead Well Alongside Men
5 tips for co-laboring for the kingdom
As a lead pastor of a church and a program director at a seminary, I have come to see that it is both an opportunity as well as a challenge to co-labor with men in leadership.
Top 10 Articles of 2017
You don’t want to miss any of our most popular articles.
From imposter syndrome to ministry mistakes to singleness—our top articles carry great wisdom for any woman in church leadership. Take a look—you don't want to miss any of these.
A Leadership Reminder: Your To-Do List Is Not A Plan
To-do lists can keep us on track, but they never create a new track. Only an intentional plan does that.
Church LeadershipNovember 03, 2017. A Leadership Reminder: Your To-Do List Is Not A Plan To-do lists can keep us on track, but they never create a new track.
Poured Out for the Church
Releasing the desire to be right, even when you’ve been wronged
Many, if not most, pastors could share a similar story of deep wounds inflicted upon them by a congregation, leadership team, or even a single, cantankerous church member.
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.
Lead in a Way Only You Can
Many have tried to box us in or tell us who we should be, but we are kingdom women, and we are diverse.
preaching leans in that direction. My leadership style tends to be less direct and more collaborative, and that is okay. Breaking gender molds, you see
Why We Need Single Women Leaders
The unique challenges and powerful insights of unmarried ministry leaders
It includes articles that explore trends in women's discipleship, examine research on women and leadership, highlight women who are making a difference, and grapple with the unique
How to Keep Leading When You Feel Like Falling Apart
5 things to do when you face tragedy and turmoil
In turn, I assisted her in children's leadership. Yet through their story, we can learn valuable truths to help us keep going in our God-given leadership roles when we feel like falling apart.
5 Ways to Protect Your Church
How to implement thorough policies and procedures.
in your church security plan. Another important way to learn is to look through your own security plans with your leadership team. Listen to the people
When You Feel Like a Failure
Whether you've truly failed―or you just feel like a failure―the experience can actually be a blessing.
period. Still, her words haunted me. I didn't trust my own leadership abilities, just as I didn't trust that God in me could do a mighty work through me. I cried
Beat Imposter Syndrome
How to stand firm in who God says you are when you feel like a phony
In ministry teams, those who are asked to serve on committees at church wonder if the selection team really knew what they were doing when offering a position of leadership.
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.
Is Seminary Part of Your Calling?
Sitting at the feet of Jesus might mean getting a degree
of my own plan for my life, I see now the threads God was drawing together—moving me from a longtime pew sitter to small-group attender, then into small-group leadership, and then
6 Ways to Lead Your Church Well in 2018
How to raise up new leaders, cast vision, and plan for the new year.
ways. Meanwhile, books on leadership tend to give broad advice that can be relatively difficult to apply in the local church setting. We're here to help.