Articles for Pastors

Articles for Pastors

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Close the Communication Gap

Poor communication is frequently among the top ranked problem issues workers have with management. Perceptive leaders of our day are actively working to close...

A Leader’s Trust is Earned, Not Conferred

Most of the time when people are expected to follow a leader, the followers do not have all the details of the situation. So,...

Hallmark Attributes of a Competent Leader

Competent leaders possess several hallmark attributes. Although there is the myth that good leaders are born and not made, that seems as though it...

How Does A Leader Develop Good Talent?

Good leaders need good people to lead. James J. Schiro, Chief Executive Officer, Zurich Financial Services Group, an insurance-based financial services company that employs...

Healthy Criticism Molds Great Leaders

Great leaders differ from average leaders! Although those differences may seem subtle on the surface, they can have a profound influence on the success...

Church Law Group – Adult Ministry

The 7 Building Blocks of the 21st Century Church Part 3 - Adult Ministry - The Heart of the Church Experience Why do people come to...

Where Do You Go to Get Staff?

Dave Ferguson answers a user's questions about hiring church staff members.

The Power of Passion

Passion is a tremendously powerful thing! I love this picture of conductor Benjamin Zander - a tremendously passionate person.  His talk at a WillowCreek...

Leadership Lessons From Jack Welch

I had a fascinating conversation with a guy who worked closely with Jack Welch at General Electric this past week.  During the conversation I...

Leadership and Leading The Conversation

Leaders understand the importance of leading the conversation about the organization.  This past week I saw a great example of leadership and leading the conversation. ...

Four Rules For Fast Teams

Fast Company had an interesting article titled, Four Rules For Fast Teams that gives some guidelines for how to lead a team that is...

Looking Ahead and Pointing the Way

One of the most intriguing professions in the world to me is forecasting the weather. Sometimes they miss it but most of the time...

How Does Your Church Keep Score?

How does your church keep score?  By tracking attendance and offering only?  I think we can do better than that! A couple weeks ago I...

The Power of Passion

Passion is a tremendously powerful thing! I love this picture of conductor Benjamin Zander - a tremendously passionate person.  His talk at a WillowCreek Leadership...

How God Makes a Leader

"Wow, so that's how leadership happens?" was my first reaction to reading Robert Clinton's book The Making of a Leader.  For me, Clinton was...

Top 3 Things to Make Your Pitch Click

It's only natural to feel panicky about casting vision and parading your ideas before hard-boiled decision makers who want to call the shots.  Remember,...

The Coach Approach and the Chief Motif

What will it take for coaching to find its potential within the domain of the church? I received an email from a friend who participated...
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