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Top Aide to Pope Francis Faces Sexual Assault Charges
What churches can take away from the controversy surrounding George Cardinal Pell.
Learn more about the preventive steps you can take with our newly revised training program Reducing the Risk and the thorough, practical guidance provided in these articles from
Four Questions to Ask When Complacency Calls
With all the politicking, protesting, and terrorizing, it’s tempting to give up the fight.
help? Would I really risk being so arrogant that I would attempt telling people how to fix their problems without first trying to understand them? Coming
The Unique Church Alliance That's Bringing Love to At-Risk Kids
How two Houston pastors united their congregations to better serve their city.
More than half a century later, Young will proudly proclaim that there is no room for racism at Second Baptist, either, citing a level of diversity in the church that is rare even by today's
The Power of Women Helping Each Other
Follow the example of Harriet Tubman.
If this is true—if Harriet Tubman had a piece of heaven right here on Earth—why would she risk losing it by going back to rescue others from slavery?
People Aren't Projects
...and other lessons I learned as a rural pastor.
Converting people and place into projects is a risk in any ministry. In the rural church, this puts pastors and leaders at a special risk of falling into a spirit of fixing and saving.
How to Steward Your Ministry Well
What does it look like to invest in the resources God has entrusted to you?
Will you embrace this new challenge and risk the payoff, or will you sit on your hands, fearful of change, and have nothing to show for it? Read as Single Page Page:1234|Next.
Encourage More Women to Lead
Regardless of theology, we need to empower more women to use their gifts in the local church.
church. When we look first at gender, we risk pigeonholing people based on gender stereotypes and missing the incredible potential God has given them.
Jesus And Crowds – An Unhappy Marriage
Jesus didn’t turn the crowds away when they found him. But he sometimes made himself hard to find.
When we overemphasize the size of the crowd (or lack of a crowd), we run the risk of devaluing the unique gifts and needs of the individuals who make up the crowd.
Subtle Discrimination in Churches
Who are you unintentionally leaving out?
When we speak up about requirements that discriminate, we serve the entire body—though there's always the risk of being labeled as a trouble maker because we have a different
The Top Church Management Conferences for 2017
Training across the nation to gain knowledge in financial, legal, and risk matters.
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Leading in the Midst of Suffering
I’d helped others through trials and struggles, but dealing with my own was a new challenge.
death. But there was something about this little guy, something that drew me in, broken pieces and all, challenging me to risk the pain of connecting again.
Planting Disciple-Making Churches in the City
What does it take to grow healthy congregations in this hostile environment?
The opportunities we have to see the kingdom expand are well worth the risk. That doesn't mean people should plant churches willy-nilly without being strategic.
27 Benefits of Putting an Expiration Date On New Ministries In Your Church
Here's a great way open your church up to innovative new ideas by minimizing the risk – or at least the sting – of failure.
Here's a great way open your church up to innovative new ideas by minimizing the risk – or at least the sting – of failure. And you can try more of them out, with less risk.
Women, Calling, and Guilt
Is seminary a waste of time?
equipped for ministry. In the end, passion won the day, but the pursuit of passion is an emotional roller coaster whenever it's coupled with risk. On the
How to Make Confident Decisions
And stand by them.
Collaborating with our leadership teams can reap big benefits, but only after a private consultation with God. Without clear direction from him, we risk being swayed one way or another.
My Difficult Past Makes Me a Better Leader
The very things I saw as weaknesses, I now see as strengths.
But in reality, I was a child at risk. We had close to nothing including Christmases without gifts, days when the refrigerator was empty, and winter days without heat.