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The Best Leaders are Broken Leaders

The Best Leaders Are Broken Leaders

Denying your brokenness can help you succeed…for a season. But if you want to thrive and become all that God has purposed for you to become, you’ll have to be broken.
The Dangers of Echo Chamber Leadership

The Dangers of Echo Chamber Leadership

We leaders often enjoy the affirmation and adulation of others as we express our ideas, provide direction and set future courses. But falling for it is a danger to your ministry.
Your Church's Culture

Your Church’s Culture

How to create a positive, biblical culture in your church and then how to protect it.
See Paul, Apostle of Christ

Love Is the Only Way: The Heart of PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST

In a behind-the-scenes video for PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST, Jim Caviezel offered a simple yet deep truth.  “In order for us to be great in the eyes...
5 Reasons The Children's Minister is the Staff Position in Greatest Demand

5 Reasons the Children’s Minister Is the Staff Position in Greatest Demand

If churches desire to reach families, they must be prepared to reach children.
5 Keys to Sorting Through the Crazy and Conflicting Opinions You Hear as a Leader

5 Keys to Sorting Through the Crazy and Conflicting Opinions You Hear as a...

One of the most challenging tasks of leadership involves sorting through seemingly endless opinions you hear almost every day about pretty much everything.
Florida school shooting

SPECIAL UPDATE: How to Address the Florida School Shooting

As America mourns more loss of innocent, young life in a senseless school shooting, church leaders around the country are thinking about what to...
When They Say, 'It's Not You,' (But It Is)

When They Say, ‘It’s Not You’ (But It Is)

What do you do when people are trying to be kind (or wimping out), and what you hear from them is not honest?
18 Leadership Quotes and Lessons From the Post Movie

18 Leadership Quotes and Lessons From “The Post” Movie

A newspaper's decision to reveal government secrets contains lessons for leaders.
Russell Moore Exclusive

Russell Moore Exclusive: How to Pastor After the Shootings

In a Russell Moore exclusive interview for ChurchLeaders, the president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission advises church leaders not to give in to the temptation of easily explaining away evil or where God was as a gunman killed innocent teenagers in Parkland, Florida.
Should You Quit?

Should You Quit?

Some of you are wondering whether to quit your jobs. Some of you are wondering whether to quit ministries you have within your local church. You’re discouraged and you’re ready to give up. Should you?
Brady Boyd: Why Are We So Bad at Resolving Conflicts in the Church?

Brady Boyd: Why Are We So Bad at Resolving Conflicts in the Church?

Christians tend to rally around one another when there is an outside attack or threat, but it seems we do not fare so well when the battle is amongst us.
3 By-Law Changes Needed to Break 100, 200, 400 and 600

3 By-Law Changes Needed to Break 100, 200, 400 and 600

Sometimes a church's failure to grow has everything to do with the way it's organized.
Recovering The Cure of Souls

Recovering the Cure of Souls

Something spiritual happens when we get up close, share meals with our people, weep with them, remind them gently of the gospel, listen to their stores, hold their hands when they’re hurting or dying.
Five Major Questions and Answers About Losing Church Members

Five Major Questions and Answers About Losing Church Members

One question on the minds of all pastors is "why did they leave?'
Why Your Pastor Isn’t as Good as Those Professional Speakers

Why Your Pastor Isn’t as Good as Those Professional Speakers

You’d be amazed at the pressure on the preacher to sound like a professional speaker, and the perfectionism we put on ourselves when we don’t.
12 Ways to Build Staff Morale

12 Ways to Build Staff Morale

High morale to a church staff team is like momentum is to the overall church.
What Is Lent and How Should I Observe It?

What Is Lent and How Should I Observe It?

I walked through my first Lent in 2004. I had been raised and later ministered in a church that didn’t observe Lent. This was...
unanswered prayer

Is Lack of Faith to Blame for My Unanswered Prayer?

When was the last time you had an unanswered prayer?  Did you wonder, “was my prayer not answered positively because of I lack faith?”
3 Quick Ways To See How Effective Your Leadership Really Is

3 Quick Ways to See How Effective Your Leadership Really Is

By asking yourself three simple questions, you can not only get an accurate gauge of how you’re doing but an instant sense where you might need to improve.
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