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Why We Need Single Women Leaders
The unique challenges and powerful insights of unmarried ministry leaders
singleness. Chi Chi Okwu, senior church advisor with World Vision and former associate pastor, says, “It's hard not to let those messages get deep inside you.
3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership
As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage.
We see possibility. We keep people tethered to the vision. We have tunnel vision, and we can miss other concerns that may need to be considered. Read as Single Page Page:12|Next.
A Pastor's Dilemma: What to Do When You Can't See the Vision for Your Church
Is it okay if a pastor’s calling is to help others fulfill their calling? Or, does every church need a pastor-led vision to get behind?
Is it okay if a pastor's calling is to help others fulfill their calling? Or, does every church need a pastor-led vision to get behind? When My Vision Doesn't Catch On.
How Vision Works
Principles from the story of Nehemiah.
Their vision motivated and mobilized them to complete a great task. But give them a vision—a fort to build or a room to decorate—and they can accomplish something significant.
5 Big Ideas for Generous Churches
Want your people to give with joy? Here’s what it’s going to take.
Preaching is your opportunity to set a vision. Make that vision clear. 3. Use humor. There are two great ways to diffuse the challenge of an awkward subject.
7 Keys to a Smooth Church Transition
How to make major changes without alienating your congregation.
Casting the vision for the change is a good place to start so you can emphasize that vision throughout the completion of the effort. A renewed vision through strategic alignment?
6 Symptoms of Church Ministry Silos
And ways to help cure this type of disunity.
church: 1. Share the mission, vision, and values of the church. Clearly articulate one mission, vision, and set of value statements for the church. Then
My Local Vision
The Book of Jeremiah and my longing to see beyond the veil in a local coffee shop.
The cash register rings; the door opens to admit a new customer. Image: Mandy Smith. Was it a prayer, a dream, or a vision? All I know is it grew from my longing.
Influence Across Gender Lines
Catherine of Siena is an unlikely example of bold leadership.
she had 24! Remarkably, when she was still a young child, Catherine had a vision of Christ in heaven, surrounded by some of his disciples. That made
Passion Is Not Enough
Why you need a clear vision and mission for your ministry
Passion Is Not Enough. Why you need a clear vision and mission for your ministry. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: Teresa Robinson/Flickr. What's Your Vision?
Why It's A Bad Idea To Run A Church Like A Business
Anyone can own and run a business. But Jesus owns the church. So he gets to say how it should be run.
Jesus' Vision. This is also why I members should get behind it. In a business, creating, casting and holding employees to the owner's vision makes sense.
How Culture Affects Our Expectations of Leaders
Gender, ethnic, and socioeconomic biases affect how we lead and follow.
Leading Crossculturally. What is the role of a leader? Is a leader's job to tell people where they are going (casting vision)? Is it to delegate tasks (manager)?
Create Your Church’s Vision Statement
It starts with a dream
Create Your Church's Vision Statement. It starts with Every church has the tools necessary to attain a clear vision for their future. Leaders must dream
God Calls All Women
But we don’t all have the same calling.
God is the creator of all things, and his creative vision is big enough to include women from all walks and stages of life, from different backgrounds and cultures.
How Churches Can Partner with Outside Counselors
It’s about supplementing, not replacing, pastoral care.
This unique vision for counseling in the local church allows me to partner with many pastors across Chicago who are deeply invested in the flourishing of their congregants.