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.
Kingdom power is power in weakness for the sake of love. It is power grounded in humble dependence upon God and wielded in service and blessing.
How to Keep Leading When You Feel Like Falling Apart
5 things to do when you face tragedy and turmoil
I want to be strong and hold myself together, afraid that showing weakness could cause people to lose confidence in my ability to lead them. Read as Single Page Page:1234|Next.
My Biggest Ministry Mistake
Ten leaders weigh in to help others avoid their mishaps.
Yet, one of my references told those interviewing me for my current position that my weakness is not owning up to the power and influence I have. I think she's right, and that's a mistake.
The Zika Virus and International Church Trips
What churches need to know before they travel.
Barré syndrome (GBS) is an uncommon sickness of the nervous system in which a person's own immune system damages the nerve cells, causing muscle weakness, and sometimes
Finding God’s Strength in Our Weakness
We do not win battles on our own
Finding God's Strength in Our Weakness. We do not win battles on our own. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 2. 0; tweet; email; print. I have a long history
Why I See a Counselor
Counseling helped me discover my dual nature: the put-together leader and the afraid and ashamed woman.
The other side of me, however, is like the woman: alone, outcast, and unclean. This side of me isn't known by name and is only identified by my weakness.
The Enneagram for Pastors
9 different ways pastors look at the world, and what it might mean for your ministry.
You can emotionally detach, which means you can have feelings and let them go. This can be both a strength and a weakness in ministry. Detaching
When a Leader Doesn’t Know She’s a Leader
How to develop and encourage the emerging leaders around you
Great Leaders Are Often Overlooked. So if leadership sometimes emerges from angst and weakness, frustration and obstacles, where are we looking for emerging leaders?
How to Transform Ministry Disappointment into Hope
What you are doing matters, even when fruit appears to be scarce.
Don't ever forget that. The above is an adapted excerpt from From Weakness to Strength: 8 Vulnerabilities That Can Bring Out the Best in Your Leadership by Scott Sauls.
The Way of Weakness
What my struggle with anxiety and depression taught me about God's power.
The Way of Weakness. What my struggle with anxiety and depression taught me about God's power. Mike Erre. study. The Blessing of Weakness. Beyond
The Upside of Failure - "Experts in Weakness"
Could your leadership "weaknesses" really be your strengths?
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Experts in Weakness
I don't fit the typical definition of a "strong" leader, and I am glad I don't.
Experts in Weakness. I don't fit the typical definition of a "strong" leader, and I am glad I don't. Strength From Weakness. Being a woman can feel like weakness.
Hope Keeps Us Hungry
And our greatest testimony is found in hunger
I can discover that our greatest testimony isn't found in those moments of victory over weakness or even in the moments of hope fulfilled. It is found in waiting, wanting, adoring.
How I Leverage My Autism for Pastoral Ministry
My life-changing diagnosis forced me to learn myself—and my ministry role—all over again.
communicator. I practice, plan, and pray with more effectiveness now because I understand how God works through what some may consider weakness.
Don’t Hide from Hardship
A devastating diagnosis showed me how God uses weakness
Don't Hide from Hardship. A devastating diagnosis showed me how God uses weakness. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 2. 0; tweet; email; print. I wept as
Church Management Roundup: 9.8.14
Five trends, tips, ideas, and stats to help church leaders manage well this week.
"Before anything creative can happen, reorient your distractible self to truths like these: Your weakness is God's advantage. Love will be necessary and love will show.
Big Churches And Small Churches: Contrast Without Criticism
Church leaders need to understand the differences between churches of various sizes. So we can work together, not tear ourselves apart.
Big churches and small churches may be different, but those differences, while significant, are good, not bad. They're a strength, not a weakness. You
Pastor, How Do You Pray for Your Church?
10 ministry leaders respond.
Often the biggest help to me in praying for our church is to pray with others. A few years ago in a congregational meeting, I confessed my weakness in prayer.