How to Initiate Your Own Intervention By Mark Dance
The most common complaint I hear from pastors is that they are overwhelmed. A panelist at a recent Pastor Date Night I hosted reluctantly stated, “I’m there right now. Not on the other side of it, I’m in the middle of it trying to figure out how to get out. Last week my wife and some church leaders met to help me change my schedule. Then my doctor told me to come in and see him.”
What You Need To Do To Delegate Effectively By Keith Webb
Just delegate it to someone on your team,” your well-meaning, but unhelpful, colleague advises you. If only it were that easy! Delegation is difficult because it’s a process, not an event. Here’s what you need to do to effectively delegate and get the results you’re looking for.
Humility Is Not Always Nice By Jon Bloom
Humble people aren’t always what we think they ought to be. They aren’t always modest, they aren’t always agreeable and submissive, and they aren’t always nice — at least in the ways we proud people think those qualities are supposed to look in humble people.
When You Want to Throw in the Towel By Kelly King
I could hear it in her voice. As I spent time coaching a women’s ministry director through a difficulty with her job, she finally summed up her feelings and sighed, “I just want to throw in the towel.” She was discouraged and had been doing the job for many years with little recognition—and little pay. Was it time to give up?
5 Things Millennials Are Looking For In A Church By Carey Nieuwhof
One of the questions almost every church leader I know is asking is “How do we reach Millennials?”—that demographic of young adults now in their mid-twenties to age 40. It’s a great question. They’re hardly kids anymore. They’re today’s adults. And many churches have missed them altogether.