10 Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Summer is often a slower season for many churches when leaders have a bit more time in their schedules, which […]

by Scott Arvay Jul 17
Leading People in Times of Crisis

Two years ago, my family lived overseas on a long-term ministry assignment in a developing nation.  We loved our work […]

by Steve Kriter Feb 14
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
Gifts Leaders Have to Give: Belief and Encouragement

While there are many gifts leaders can give to those they lead, we round out our list with two more […]

by Jennifer Byrd Sep 27
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
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
Building Your Ministry Team: Empowerment

What is it exactly that influences the empowerment team members feel? Is it their successes and accomplishments? Is it the […]

by Jennifer Byrd Aug 22
Gifts Leaders Have to Give – Support & Honesty

In this, part three of our four-part series on Gifts Leaders Have to Give, we turn to two more valuable […]

by Marvin Owen Aug 20
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
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
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