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
Building Your Ministry Team: When It’s Time to Leave

It’s something most of us have experienced.  We are working diligently as a member of a team toward a common […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 28
Building Your Ministry Team: Evaluation

In my 20+ years of leadership experience, mostly in a cross-cultural setting, I did many things right.  I developed the […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 14
Building Your Ministry Team: Mentoring

We had been living and serving overseas for just over five years, leading and mentoring other volunteers who came to […]

by Jennifer Byrd Aug 10
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
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
Building Your Ministry Team: Selecting the Right People

As church leaders, we cannot accomplish all that God has given us to do without a team of qualified people […]

by Jennifer Byrd May 16
Principles of Church Growth: Creating Ownership

Creating growth in the local church is not only the responsibility church leaders have.  While the leaders are often the […]

by Jennifer Byrd Feb 27
3 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues

People don’t expect to experience the blues during the holidays. Those precious days between Thanksgiving and Christmas are supposed to […]

by John Gilman Dec 7
Creating a Conflict-Free Climate

Anytime people gather together, there’s always a chance that conflict will happen. Christian or not, people disagree, hurt each other, […]

by Rachel Ankers Oct 6
Leadership that Empowers

Leaders activate those around them. Leadership is a spiritual gift which shines brightest when it gives the spotlight to others. […]

by Meredith Morris Jul 31
Reaffirmations: Apps and Twitter Etiquette for Church Leadership

Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have much time in […]

by John Gilman Jul 22