Welcome to the first of our interview article series featuring Christian leaders’ spiritual and practical take on work! We hope that our stories inspire readers (you!) to take meaningful actions in work.
Trust is such a fragile commodity. It can easily be broken even before it is built. Yet we know trust is the foundation for healthy organizational behavior.
Here are eight of the most common worship leading mistakes that I’ve observed in my own ministry, and through friendships and experiences with lots of other worship leaders too.
Most leaders I talk with are working too hard; they never shut it down. No wonder they run out of ideas.
Even if we make a mistake, it’s almost never too late to “try again.”
How can I help you? On face value it appears to be a great question which explains why it’s one that’s also so commonly used within church leadership or management strategy: it seems to be servant-hearted, empowering and supportive. However, the reality is that this question is something of a foolish wolf in sheepish disguise.
Communication and leadership are intertwined and deeply connected. When leaders fumble in execution, culture formation, or rallying a team, the fumble is often in communication. Leadership mistakes are often synonymous with communication mistakes.
It’s easy to look at our brothers and sisters and see their warts and blemishes. Yet the perfect One, the holy One, the One without a single imperfection doesn’t look on His people the way we often do.
The potential ramifications of failure or success weigh on leaders daily, which isn’t so bad, until the fog rolls in. Here are five pieces of leadership wisdom from Scripture that can guide you when it feels too unclear to move forward.
Discipleship of the emerging leader is as crucial as a lion nurturing his offspring or a father his child, but it goes deeper than a father to child relationship. It is much broader than teaching skills or fine-tuning character. Malcolm has written a letter that goes straight to the heart of discipleship and what emerging leaders need from those more experienced leaders.
I need to let God change people and even organizations. He is the potter and we are the clay.
May students not be seen as projects, but instead be seen as extremely valuable people who need to be reached through the Gospel, discipled in the Gospel, and set free with the Gospel to reach other students for the glory of Jesus Christ!
What do you hope to be different five years from now; how will you plan it into being?
Many people aren’t looking for a rational explanation from their leaders, but for a relational connection.
Today, do you find yourself overwhelmed and not knowing what to do? That’s a perfect place to confess your insufficiency and cling to the Lord.
In the world that we live in and the culture that we breathe and consume, we easily equate two things that need to be kept separate – progress and movement.