11 Words for Pastors I’ve Learned in Leading By Ron Edmondson
I love pastors. I’m not saying that because I am one. I haven’t always been. I was in secular leadership far longer than I’ve been in ministry leadership. I say it because, having now been a pastor, I see the uniqueness of the role and what’s required to be effective in ministry. It’s hard work. I applaud God’s servants who are obedient to their call.
Leading Well: Leading with Courage By Kelly King
The Bible’s books of history (Joshua – Esther) include some of the greatest heroes of the faith. They fought battles against Israel’s enemies, took improbable risks, and led others on a daring life journey with the one, true God. Just take a quick look at Hebrews 11, and you’ll see the names of those who faced the unknown with courage and confidence.
5 Reasons Why Engagement Is The New Church Attendance By Carey Nieuwhof
If you track attendance at your church (and who doesn’t), the vast majority of church leaders are tracking numbers that probably bother them. That can lead into a death spiral of trying to drive greater attendance, only to discover more disappointment down the road. The mission of the church is the same in every generation. But the methods we use—our strategy—has to change, as I outlined here.
The Quad King. Do you know who I’m talking about? In the recent 2018 Winter Olympics, U.S. Olympic figure skater, Nathan Chen performed the impossible. He became the first figure skater to perform six quads in one program. Six quads!!
Building A Culture By Shawn Lovejoy
Culture is the invisible, often intangible makeup of our beliefs and behaviors. Culture is ultimately what makes everything tick. Culture is what makes us magnetic and attractive as an organization. So how do we build the culture we want to build.