Television, the Internet and social media have created a perception of the “haves” and “have nots” in ministry.
When I mess up and sin, it’s always because I’ve believed a lie.
Over the years, I’ve interviewed hundreds of church staff and asked them what they want in a great boss.
An XP should free the senior pastor up to invest time and energy into prayer and overall vision and leadership.
Ron Edmondson shares real-life lessons to young leaders who want to grow.
The expectations on her can be enormous. One would think that it was she who was being employed by the church and not her husband.
Are you ready to be misunderstood sometimes—actually, many times?
Every pastor needs what I call “true north” values, core convictions we refuse to compromise even when external pressures tempt us to do so.
One of the biggest problems insecurity carries with it is overt competition. Churches try to out-do one another.
There are some lines you should not cross, some fences you need to respect.
A condensed list of the common traits of the ministry teams who are able to break this barrier.
The sad reality is that sometimes sheep become hurtful and bully the shepherd.
Facilities represents a large part of any church’s asset base and annual expenses, yet doesn’t usually receive the same attention that other facets of the organization garner.
Only by going through the pain do we stop focusing on symptoms and begin addressing the root causes.
The challenge in many churches is that more people = more crises.
The greatest leaders I know have always seen leadership as relational rather than transactional.
"A church already has a rescue-mission mindset because our whole mission is to help people understand the gospel and come to Christ and be saved," Houston Pastor Brian Haynes says.
Try not to speak ill of the ministry or the people to my kids.
Something in me wanted to be addicted, wanted the slavery.
Some of the affirmations are letters. Many of them have no monetary cost. All of them will be greatly appreciated.