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Spring : Purpose & Direction

Volume 10
Spring

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In this Issue
From the Editors
MANAGING TO MINISTER
An interview with Peter Drucker
WHEN THE TAIL WAGS THE MINISTRY
What do you do when one program starts controlling the church?
THE LAUNCH: STRATEGIZING NEW MINISTRIES
A five-step countdown that will help keep new programs on course.
Strategic Planning Made Simple
"For the first time, I think I really understand what it means to be an elder."
THE GENERAL-PRACTICE CHURCH
In a highly specialized society, is there room for an all-purpose church?
HOW DELEGATED WORK BOOMERANGS
It's not enough to delegate work. We need to make sure it stays delegated.
LEADERSHIP BIBLIOGRAPHY
REBUILDING MARRIAGES IN CRISIS
You can help hold together what God has joined together.
REDEEMING THE REHEARSAL
How to transform wedding rehearsals from miserable to meaningful.
LITTLE-KNOWN TAX LEGALITIES
PASTORING THE PIRANHA
THE ART OF THE START
What can you accomplish that first year of a pastorate?
HOW FAST THE YEAR?
FIVE STAGES IN YOUR MINISTRY DEVELOPMENT
Signs of progress to mark your growth as a church leader.
PASTORING WITH HURTS AT HOME
When your family has desperate needs, how can you still serve others?
STRETCHING YOUR SMALL-TWON CHURCH
Six ways that passive bodies can reach out with more vigor.
Spittin' Out Peas: When the Question is Control
Sometimes people won't swallow an idea because they don't like the taste of it. But often there's another issue.
How Do You Steer a Church?
A Leadership Forum
Water Cooler Management
The Subversive Pastor
Leadership's Top 40: #28
The Subversive Pastor
Our mission, to undermine the kingdom of self and establish the kingdom of God, is a covert operation.
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