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The Leadership Strength of Vulnerability
In a moment of defenselessness, my husband became a great leader.
2. Vulnerability establishes original identity. I love superhero stories. When we own the pain, we give our faith momentum. 3. Vulnerability creates connection.
6 Leadership Lessons I've Learned from Millennials
As I'm learning from Millennials, I'm finding hope for the future.
leader. As a female lead pastor I know the value of leading with vulnerability. I'm approaching vulnerability from a generation that has had stability. Like
Female Insights into the Christmas Story
Women bring unique perspectives when they teach the Word of God.
Instead, I allowed myself to share these new insights, as well as my own similar experiences with vulnerability and motherhood, in my teaching of the passage.
3 Disaster Myths That Only Compound the Devastation
The biggest threat facing churches isn’t a disaster event—it’s how we think about disasters.
Yet, when I consider disasters within a broader context—within the grand scheme of past and possible events—it's how we think about disasters that keeps me up at night.
How to Spot Rising Women Leaders
If we want to see more women leaders in the church, we need to look for them.
We are nurturers, team builders, collaborators, prayer warriors, and strategists. We bring compassion, tenderness, transparency, vulnerability, encouragement, and wisdom.
Protecting Children in Special Needs Ministry
Part 2 in a series on creating a safe, welcoming space for those with physical or mental disabilities.
A typical kid could potentially walk into a room and report what happened, but there's an extra vulnerability with special needs. At volunteer trainings, continue
Life feels out of control. Is this the core of ministry?
Like a crash-test-dummy, I've repeatedly accelerated toward the brick-wall of vulnerability, yammering on like a David Foster Wallace character just before the blackout.
How I Leverage My Autism for Pastoral Ministry
My life-changing diagnosis forced me to learn myself—and my ministry role—all over again.
Called into Ministry. Then one day, just over one year after graduating college, God called me into ministry. I was frightened but intrigued. What could God possibly do with me?
How to Be an Overcomer When You Feel Overtaken
Tactics for surviving uncertainty
When waiting is God's answer to your prayers about the future, uncertainty can be a taxing vulnerability in a world that functions on concrete answers.
Hope Keeps Us Hungry
And our greatest testimony is found in hunger
part of me. Hope is my precious oil, mingling with tears to wash His feet. Hope, and the vulnerability it brings, is what moves His heart. Hope, and how
7 Common Financial Control Problems
Address these common issues before trouble surfaces.
If someone can't come in and do the job after reading this manual, a problem exists. If only one person understands how everything works, that's a potential vulnerability.
Raising Up Women for Ministry Leadership: Tales from the Trenches, Part 1
For my group of women leaders, the real challenge was not getting to a place of vulnerability; it was going beyond
For my group of women leaders, the real challenge was not getting to a place of vulnerability; it was going beyond. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print. Vulnerability.
Church Management Roundup: 9.8.14
Five trends, tips, ideas, and stats to help church leaders manage well this week.
You are yoked with the Lord Jesus. The path ahead requires righteousness. Sin is the worst enemy of vital imagination. Vulnerability is usually where ministry creativity gets traction.
Ten Commandments of Conflict and Crisis
Keeping the inevitable from doing the irreparable.
Respond with vulnerability. That kind of vulnerability in relationships does not come naturally to many of us. But I believe it's a necessary part of obedience to Christ.
The Church and the Huddled Masses
Throughout US history, the church has had a complicated relationship with the "homeless, tempest-tost" looking for a better life.
When George died many years later, Ho and Bic invited Ann to come move into their home, eager to care for her at a point of vulnerability— just as George and Ann had cared for them.
Youth Ministry Survey Reveals Communication Breakdown
New study raises concerns about texting between adult leaders and students.
to leaders and volunteers. Communication emerged as a key area of vulnerability for churches. Adult-student texting is a particular concern. Six in ten
You Are Not My Enemy
How a mantra I learned at a marriage retreat guides my leadership.
If a new sheep is needed, then make it happen. If a new plan is needed, boldly guide the team in that direction. Do whatever's needed while maintaining