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10 Principles To Get The Best From Volunteer Church Leaders
Leaders will attend and volunteer at churches where they are honored as people and where their hard work and leadership skills are recognized and valued.
Leading Others Well
There are two methods I have found to be the most effective forms of leadership.
Why Young Adults Need Mentors
It's the people, not the books, that will make the biggest impact during your young adult years.
Saving RetirementSubscriber Access Only
Growing old is not what it used to be. For millions of retirees, that may actually be good news.
Don’t Just Build A Ministry Platform, Build A Team That Can Support It
This may be the biggest reason great ideas die too soon. We’re creating buzz, but we’re not building substance.
How to Become a Trauma-Informed CongregationSubscriber Access Only
These suggestions will help your church better care for survivors of abuse.
‘What Should I Do to Become a Pastor?’
I work for a seminary, but my advice for aspiring ministers doesn’t start there.
Inspiring Tales of Spiritual Motherhood
5 pastors honor the women who nurtured them for ministry.
5 Steps for Disciple Multiplication
A simple tool for apprenticing followers of Christ who can apprentice others.
Pastoral Training Is ChangingSubscriber Access Only
It's not a straight path to the pulpit anymore.
How to Ask a Man to Mentor You
In light of #MeToo, some men are more reluctant than ever to mentor a woman.
How to Make Finding a Mentor Less Awkward
Three shifts in the way I thought about mentoring freed me.
Imagining the Next Generation of Women in Leadership
A conversation between a lead pastor and her daughter
5 Ways to Build Confidence
Don’t miss these opportunities to develop talent in those you lead.
The Value of a Small Church: Personalized Major League Coaching
Schools, sports and megachurches recognize the value of breaking into smaller groups for learning, coaching and relationships. So why do we devalue it in smaller churches?
Five Ways to Invest in the Next Generation of Leaders
Practical tips for raising up more women in ministry
10 Steps to Get an Internship Ministry Started In a Small Church
Most small churches would love to have interns. But how do you overcome that massive initial step of getting your first intern?
7 Reasons to Consider a Small Church Internship
Small churches have unique characteristics, quirks and blessings that can only be learned by having ministry experience in them.
Who Is Your Greatest Pastoral Influence?Subscriber Access Only
Nine pastors respond.
An Open Letter to Young Women Leaders
The glory of God is man—and woman—fully alive.
Scripture and Neuroscience Agree: It Helps to Lament in Community
Scripture and Neuroscience Agree: It Helps to Lament in Community
Through song, liturgy, and communion, the body of Christ inhabits the suffering experienced by its weakest members.
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