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Want More Church Leaders? Look For A Servant’s Heart
It’s better and easier to encourage a servant to lead than to get a leader to serve.
Church LeadershipApril 20, 2018. Want More Church Leaders? Healthy churches find potential leaders by paying attention to people with a servant's heart first, leadership skills second.
Share the Load in Your Small Congregation
Are you the only pastor on staff? You don’t have to bear the burden alone.
leading a nation. Jethro suggested that Moses appoint tribal leaders over the people as a way of distributing the leadership load (18:13–27). This story
Pastoral Training Is Changing
It's not a straight path to the pulpit anymore.
list. Gone are the days when prospective pastors would go directly from college to seminary, and then straight into a senior church leadership role. Today
5 Steps for Disciple Multiplication
A simple tool for apprenticing followers of Christ who can apprentice others.
Then he continued, “For our group to reach more people, I'm going to ask some of you to consider moving into an apprentice leadership role and meeting with me on a weekly basis.
Walking in Billy’s Shoes
John Ortberg offers 6 lessons evangelical organizations can learn from Billy Graham and his team.
Of those it is difficult to think of any who have retained the same leadership team over decades of challenge and transition. This kind of stability does not happen by accident.
8 Ways You're Appreciated
We asked male leaders why they're thankful for you.
I am profoundly grateful for the women pastors and leaders at Tenth Church and their spectacular leadership! Your wise executive leadership, Christ
4 Ways to Make an Agenda Work for You
Consider which approach may work best for your meetings.
Recognize Jane on this topic. Carlos will have a report on this topic.) An annotated copy will support efficiency for leadership. Sarah E. Merkle is one
There's Something in the Water
How second-generation gender bias makes it difficult for women leaders to thrive
If so many barriers have been eliminated, why haven't the number of women and men in lead pastorates and denominational leadership positions equalized?
Lead Well Alongside Men
5 tips for co-laboring for the kingdom
As a lead pastor of a church and a program director at a seminary, I have come to see that it is both an opportunity as well as a challenge to co-labor with men in leadership.
Getting Past the Lie of Rejection
Five steps you can take to get back on track.
Each word pierced me like a dagger to my soul. After pouring hours, sweat, tears, and passion into a church I loved, the leadership decided I was not enough. I was not enough.
Why Church Leaders Shouldn’t Avoid “Practical” Topics
Preachers may not want to talk about finances—but it’s critical that they do so.
An experience I had a few years ago has become something of a parable for me whenever I think about pastoral leadership and such practical matters as money, fund-raising, and the
Top 10 Articles of 2017
You don’t want to miss any of our most popular articles.
From imposter syndrome to ministry mistakes to singleness—our top articles carry great wisdom for any woman in church leadership. Take a look—you don't want to miss any of these.
6 Issues To Consider Before Pastoring A Church That Needs A Turnaround
Turnarounds always take longer than our projected timelines. And they almost never happen the way we expect.
1. Is The Current Leadership Able To Change And/Or Step Down? Some stay, some leave. How do we know if it's time for some or all of the church leadership team to go or stay?
Imagining the Next Generation of Women in Leadership
A conversation between a lead pastor and her daughter
Imagining the Next Generation of Women in Leadership. A conversation between a lead pastor and her daughter. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 5. Image: Provided by the author.
Why We Need Single Women Leaders
The unique challenges and powerful insights of unmarried ministry leaders
It includes articles that explore trends in women's discipleship, examine research on women and leadership, highlight women who are making a difference, and grapple with the unique