Gifts Leaders Have to Give: Time, Attention, and Respect

A good leader is powerful.  That word “powerful” can be misleading, though, and is often misunderstood.  When used properly, the […]

by Jennifer Byrd Aug 2
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
Building Your Ministry Team: Finding the Right Fit

I spent 20 years serving overseas in a developing country.  Arriving in country at age 24, it was there that […]

by Rachel Ankers Jul 30
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
Keys to Success in Cross-Cultural Work – Flexibility

Entering a cross-cultural setting for life, work, and ministry is never easy.  Whether the new culture is overseas or right […]

by Jennifer Byrd Jul 25
Even Church Leaders Need a Little Help Sometimes

Sitting on the cold tile floor of my bathroom, tears streaming down my face, I cried out to God for […]

by Rachel Ankers Jul 24
Keys to Success in Cross-Cultural Work – Expectations

Crucial to any cross-cultural experience is the task of managing expectations. We all expect something: for ourselves, for others and […]

by Jennifer Byrd Jul 19
Keys to Success in Cross-Cultural Work – Understanding Your Role

Role clarity is important in many aspects of life.  Whether in our vocation, in our community, or in our families, […]

by Rachel Ankers Jul 17
Availability: The Ultimate Gift

There are scores of leadership models, styles, and philosophies in practice around the world today.  A seemingly endless array of […]

by John Gilman Jul 16
Keys to Success in Cross-Cultural Work – Be a Learner

Working and ministering in a cross-cultural setting is extremely common today.  Yes, people often travel overseas to work in Global […]

by Rachel Ankers Jul 13
Time Management for Church Leaders – Delegate

As we have explored all the time requirements placed on church leaders through this blog series, it is obvious that […]

by Jennifer Byrd Jul 11
Being Intentional With Our Summer Calendars

Summer brings an interruption to our regular schedules. It means a pause in many of our daily routines and an […]

by Meredith Morris Jul 10