12 Great Ways to Give This Holiday Season

The Christmas season is all about giving. Hopefully, as we consider the wonder of the gift of the Christ child, […]

by John Gilman Dec 20
3 Ways to Build Hope

As a ministry leader we are asked to play many roles. One of the most common, yet one I can […]

by John Gilman Nov 15
4 Easy Steps to Recruiting Committed Volunteers

Leaders of all Christian ministries and non-profit organizations learn very quickly that there is always too much to do and […]

by John Gilman Nov 2
Supporting your Pastor in Times of Turbulence

As the aircraft descended from 30,000 feet, the thick cloud cover wrapped itself around us.  The plane began to shake […]

by John Gilman Oct 9
Equipping Your Leaders with Good Training

I have many fond memories of Sunday School as a child. Then as a teenager and young adult I transitioned […]

by John Gilman Sep 26
4 Steps to Taming the Tongue

Our tongue can be both a blessing and a curse because it holds great power. It is such a small […]

by John Gilman Sep 5
The Value of Steward Leadership

Leadership styles can be quite controversial, especially among leaders. Pop culture and the internet era have brought about a flood […]

by John Gilman Aug 29
4 Reasons Reflection is Invaluable to Church Leaders

As church leaders, we are busy.  There is never enough time in the day to get all the things done […]

by John Gilman Aug 24
Gifts Leaders Have to Give: Freedom to Fail & Credit for Success

Being a gift-giving leader can be so rewarding, both for the giver and the receiver.  Two more gifts we can […]

by John Gilman Aug 15
Using Interns Effectively in Your Ministry

Let’s face it, no matter how talented, skilled or organized we are, we all need help to lead our people […]

by John Gilman Aug 7
Keys to Success in Cross-Cultural Work: Ambiguity

In this, the last post in the multi-part Keys to Success in Cross-Cultural Work series, we tackle perhaps the most […]

by John Gilman Aug 1
4 Simple Ways to Support Your Local Teachers

For most people, as wonderful as their summer may have been, it is hard to ignore that the long days […]

by John Gilman Jul 27