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My Biggest Ministry Mistake
Ten leaders weigh in to help others avoid their mishaps
I struggle to recall many of the times when God has shown up and powerfully proven his love, but I remember every detail connected to my mistakes.
Use Your Strength to Serve Others
How to gracefully embrace your role as the strongest person in the room
I didn't realize I had shut them down. As I grew to understand myself better and learned from my mistakes, I developed more skill in finessing strength with grace and wisdom.
7 Keys to a Smooth Church Transition
How to make major changes without alienating your congregation.
We all make mistakes. Acknowledge your past mistakes, restore trust, leverage other influencers in the group, allow yourself to be influenced, and—you guessed it—listen.
How to Minister to People Who Don’t Like You
Eight tips to love the hard-to-love.
recently. Over that time, and after making regretful mistakes, I learned to minister to people who don't like me—even people who may never like me. The
What Simone Biles Is Teaching Me about Innovation
Throwing out the old scorecard has changed gymnastics—and it can change your ministry.
You see, the new scorecard rewards gymnasts for attempting daring moves and connecting them together in close succession—even if they make a few mistakes along the way.
Why Church Growth Is a Shockingly Inexact Science
Have you ever wondered why some mistakes will stop the numerical growth of one church, but not even slow another one down?
Have you ever wondered why some mistakes will stop the numerical growth of one church, but not even slow another one down? No Perfect Churches. Every church makes mistakes.
The 10 Percent Grace Rule: Judging Without Being Judgmental
As Christians and as consumers of content, how do we balance wise discernment with forgiveness and grace?
Even to people I disagree with. The more you speak or write, the more mistakes you'll make. The more you speak or write, the more mistakes you'll make. It's unavoidable.
I Grew Up with Two Women Pastors
Seeing two women lead our church gave me the freedom to pursue the gifts God had given me.
adults by age 14, and preaching by age 16. They gave me feedback, support, and love in the midst of mistakes. They encouraged me to be a student of
5 Steps to Take After Saying Something Stupid In Public
Mistakes should be acknowledged and fixed if possible. But don’t use it as a stick to beat yourself up.
Mistakes should be acknowledged and fixed if possible. But don't use it as a stick to beat yourself up. Mistakes should be acknowledged and fixed if possible.
Ministry Lessons from My Father
He passed away early in my life but remains the biggest influence on my ministry.
Admit your mistakes. My father also taught me what not to do by his negative example at times. Though young, I saw my father make some colossal mistakes.
9 No-Fault, No-Excuse Reasons Many Healthy Churches Stay Small
There's no reason to believe that a healthy small church is making more mistakes than a healthy big church.
There's no reason to believe that a healthy small church is making more mistakes than a healthy big church. Church Growth, Read These First – The