Confronting the Toxic Power in Me
High-profile stories of fallen pastors can distract us from ourselves or hold up a mirror to our souls.
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Four Questions to Ask When Complacency Calls
With all the politicking, protesting, and terrorizing, it’s tempting to give up the fight.
shadows of comfort so alluring. These four questions help with self-assessment. Am I Embracing the Loveliness of Lament? When the news is filled with
Overlooked: When Women Are Passed Over for Leadership
Research suggests a reason for this phenomenon beyond the glass ceiling.
In a recent article for the Harvard Business Review, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems and professor of business psychology, looks beyond the familiar
How Often Should Church Leaders Meet?
Determining the best times to set meetings.
But if you do a post-event assessment, a half-year “start thinking about ideas” meeting, then a “let's get this going” meeting at three to four months out, it ends up being quarterly.
Planning for Facility Repairs and Ongoing Maintenance
Facilities expert says ignoring facility issues can be extremely costly in the long run.
How should treasurers speak to skeptical pastors, boards, finance committees and/or congregations about the need for an assessment and reserves for physical assets?
How Long Should I Keep Income Tax Records?
Know what to hold on to after your form is sent in.
Whenever a taxpayer is requested by the IRS to extend the statute of limitations on an assessment of tax, the IRS must notify the taxpayer of the taxpayer's right to refuse to extend the
The Enneagram for Pastors
9 different ways pastors look at the world, and what it might mean for your ministry.
become more like Christ. Of course, like any self-assessment tool or personality test, there is a danger in making the Enneagram more than it is. It is simply
5 Ways Your Church Could End Up In Court
These true stories reveal the need for awareness and prevention.
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The 3 Best Times to Introduce Change in Your Church
How to successfully fix problems and implement change.
In addition to recovering from crises, it's always good to have an assessment of every event, especially the big, new ones, as soon as possible after they happen.