How do you keep the church's passion for ministry from deflating?
Andy Stanley: On Your Mark
"Living to make my mark is too small a thing for me to give my whole life to." Unfortunately many pastors are too focused on their own achievements rather than surrendering to God.
Andy Stanley: Hearing Voices
Leadership isn’t just about making decisions; it's about making good decisions. But that becomes increasingly difficult when we are isolated from others, or when we listen to the wrong voices in the decision making process.
Andy Stanley: What Is No One Else Doing?
At a Catalyst Conference a while back, Andy Stanley introduced the provocative concept: "To reach people no one else is reaching, we have to do things no one else is doing."
Andy Stanley: Leading with Clarity
When Moses died, Joshua inherited the responsibility of leading the people of Israel into the Promised Land. Unfortunately, Joshua didn't know anything about taking the land; all his education was in the fine art of wandering the desert.
Andy Stanley: Your Only Authority
"Everybody is a volunteer." Since anyone can leave at any time depending on the authenticity of our moral authority, that is how we should see those we lead - even the paid employees.
This resource offers biblical reflection, wisdom from experienced pastors, and practical tips on how to identify, shape, and refine your ministry's vision.