Four Reasons Leaders Should Love Local By Kelly King
In a recent Twitter thread, author, speaker, and poet Jackie Hill Perry made the following observation, “A snare I continue to see within ‘Christian Celebrity’ culture is the lack of commitment to a local church. As popularity increases, some begin to believe that their ministry to many churches is a sufficient substitute to committing to one church locally. She continued her thoughts, saying, “This is a snare for many reasons, one being the idea of serving. When you have a platform, it’s a fact that you’re elevated often and served by others consistently. Not serving within a local church context means one gets served by others more often than not.” She finished the thread, saying, “The local church is not optional for the people of God; it is essential.”
Creating a Culture of Recruiting in Your Church By Todd Adkins
Your church is growing, especially with young families. And with these young families come more kids in your nursery and preschool rooms during worship services. Where do you find additional volunteers to care for these children? Your church is launching a new campus with limited downtown parking. You have a strong parking team leader at your current campus, but the service times at both campuses overlap. How do you find someone so both campuses have equipped parking team leaders?
Unlock Every Conversation With Powerful Questions By Keith Webb
We have conversations everyday. Most of them are not coaching conversations. They are brief interactions on-the-go. You can build stronger relationships and see people excel by incorporating elements of The COACH Model® into your everyday conversations. Use the steps individually, one or two at a time, to add depth to your conversations.
7 Questions That Can Help You Crush A Plateau And Gain Momentum By Carey Nieuwhof
Chances are you would like what every leader would like—momentum. All of us hit both personal and organizational plateaus. As much as we think momentum should be a permanent state, it never is. No one lives in a state of momentum all the time. So if you hit a plateau or fall in a rut, how do you get out of it—both personally and organizationally?
The Biggest Way People on Your Team Know You Value Them By Eric Geiger
Unless you are a robotic leader without any heart, you want your team to know you care for them. More specifically, you want each person on the team to know he or she is valued. When there is a healthy relationship between team member and supervisor, work is much more enjoyable and rewarding. When trust is high, team members operate with confidence and freedom. When the relationships are not strong, work is stifled and the joy of the job can be lost.