Five Actions of a Godly Leader by Chris Brown
Inspiring a team to follow you is not about the money or tight control. It’s about leadership. So what makes a great leader? For many small business owners, building a team of creative, passionate team members seems like a distant dream—something they’ll never be able to achieve. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
11 Ways To Make Christmas Your Best Outreach Of The Year by Carey Nieuwhof
Any idea what the best outreach opportunity of the year at your church might be? You might think it’s an event you do, or perhaps it’s Easter. But whether Christmas has historically been your best opportunity to reach unchurched people or not, I believe it could be.
How Your Church Should Prepare for An Active Shooter by Thom S. Rainer
I hate the title of this article. I hate that I even feel compelled to write about the topic. But many of you contacted me after the tragic murders at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Here are some basic issues:
Mourning With Those Who Mourn by Trillia Newbell
It was unexpected, swift, and yet seemed like an eternity. The phone rang. Sis is in the hospital. I wasn’t too concerned. I told my husband it sounded serious, but I felt sure she would be released. Moments later: It doesn’t look good. A few hours after that: She’s gone.
Digital Life: Our Kids’ Connected Culture by Common Sense Media
We may think of our kids’ online, mobile, and technological activities as “digital life,” but to them, it’s just life. Their world is as much about creating media as it is about consuming it. Media devices have converged and become extremely powerful and portable. Phones aren’t simply for phone calls but for listening to music, sending texts, filming videos, snapping and sharing photos, and accessing the Internet. Our kids use their computers, to do their homework, but they also use them to socialize, stream video, created movies and songs. And they can communicate or connect 24/7 from just about any location.