6 WAys to Build A Better Team and Become a Better Leader – by Todd Adkins
Everyone wants to have a loyal staff, but getting to that point doesn’t happen overnight. In this great post by Todd Adkins, he describes excellent principles to be a better leader and in turn create a more loyal staff.
If God is in the business of saving sinners, we need to expect that church will be full of sinners—those who are still wandering and those who have only just been found. If our churches reflect God’s heart for the lost, they will be full of people with problems, full of people showing the consequences of a lifetime of wandering. And this means that church may not be a safe and easy place. It may not be a place full of people who have it all together. It may be messy. It should be messy. Thank God if it is messy.
Group Leader Skills: Conversations Between Meetings by Rick Howerton
Fall means it’s a season of new Bible Studies starting up again. If you’re a Bible Study or small group leader, you’ll definitely want to read this post about how important conversations between meetings are. He suggests using email, texting and other face-to-face non-Bible Study gatherings to create community within your small group.
Two Fruits of True Forgiveness by J.D. Greear
Pastor J.D. looks at Psalm 32 as the litmus test to true forgiveness and shares how once we’re truly forgiven, our love for God and our compassion for others begins to grow. He shares the gospel message in this powerful article about how He is drawing us to Himself.
How Grace and Truth Unleash the Contagious Nature of the Gospel – by Eric Mason
Pastor Mason shares a bit of what he learned from his new book Beat God to the Punch: “When you experience Jesus for who He is, you cannot help but run to your circle of influence and engage them with the one who changes everything.”