No, A God-Sized Vision Doesn’t Need To Be Big And Scary
Faith and leadership are more about long stretches of waiting, wandering and wondering than massive, scary leaps.
Innovative MinistryJune 04, 2018. No, A God-Sized Vision Doesn't Need To Be Big And Scary Does God's vision for our life, church and ministry have to be big to be real?
Pastors, The Church Is Not Our Personal Platform
The church does not exist to give us an audience for our ideas, projects or egos. It exists to fulfill Christ’s purposes.
The ten year vision won't be realized. The Pastor's Role. But it's not our job to get a group of people to agree with us and carry out our vision. No matter how good that vision might be.
Lead Well Alongside Men
5 tips for co-laboring for the kingdom
The vision in the creation narrative in Genesis is that of women and men created to work together as image bearers of God and coworkers tasked with caring for the earth.
God’s Crowdsource in East Harlem
This church is building relationships and contributing to economic shalom by supporting local businesses.
We are open to God working through others to shape our collective vision and vocation, acknowledging how every person brings gifts that can further God's enterprise in the world.
6 Ways to Lead Your Church Well in 2018
How to raise up new leaders, cast vision, and plan for the new year.
6 Ways to Lead Your Church Well in 2018. How to raise up new leaders, cast vision, and plan for the new year. The editors of CTPastors.com. 0; tweet;
A Pastor's Dilemma: What to Do When You Can't See the Vision for Your Church
Is it okay if a pastor’s calling is to help others fulfill their calling? Or, does every church need a pastor-led vision to get behind?
Is it okay if a pastor's calling is to help others fulfill their calling? Or, does every church need a pastor-led vision to get behind? When My Vision Doesn't Catch On.
Why We Need Single Women Leaders
The unique challenges and powerful insights of unmarried ministry leaders
singleness. Chi Chi Okwu, senior church advisor with World Vision and former associate pastor, says, “It's hard not to let those messages get deep inside you.
3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership
As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage.
We see possibility. We keep people tethered to the vision. We have tunnel vision, and we can miss other concerns that may need to be considered. Read as Single Page Page:12|Next.
The Illusion Of Pastoral Control In A Small Church
If you’re a small church pastor who’s been frustrated with your inability to gain control of the church, stop trying. There's a better way.
the complex and elusive web of personalities and relationships in a small church is much harder than planning a sermon series, hiring staff members, or casting a vision for the future.
3 Ways I’m Nurturing My Emotional Intelligence
A heart moved by the gospel will be stirred with empathy for others.
“Don't come to me looking for empathy. Talk to my wife.”; “Get on board with my vision or get out.”. The organizational vision of a church can easily overshadow the people of the church.
How Vision Works
Principles from the story of Nehemiah.
How Vision Works. Principles from the story of Nehemiah. We recommend this Building Church Leaders training tool: Developing Vision Developing Vision BCLStore.com. Learn More.
How Can Churches Treat Their Staffs Well?
An experienced executive pastor offers insights on compensation, job descriptions, and more.
What we are looking for is emotional and spiritual health as a result.” Fair benefits could be vision insurance, could be dental insurance, a retirement plan—so that the pastor or staff
How Pastors Can Reclaim the Role of Spiritual Parent
I don’t wear a collar, but "Father" is still the best description of my calling.
I'm not arguing against female ordination. Whether it's “mother” or “father” (or whether we use those terms at all) I long to see us recapture a vision of the pastor as a familial role.
Church Renovation Blind Spots
Why we sometimes miss obvious problems with our facilities.
But getting past the blind spots and pulling back the layers of clouding issues can provide us with clearer vision to see what God wants our facilities to be.
To Change the World, Go Small
Don’t get sucked into the perpetual cycle of big-picture planning.
tool: Developing Vision Developing Vision BCLStore.com. Learn More. forward. Sharing a refined vision enlists support; now a new and exciting tomorrow awaits.
I Discipled a Murderer
When people don't change, are our efforts in vain?
It was the last I heard from him. Tears blurred my vision when I saw the suspect's picture. It was Darryl. Tears blurred my vision when I saw the suspect's picture. It was Darryl.