Leadership can be fun and frustrating all at the same time. If you and your team are struggling with the uncertainties of leadership, the principles and questions in this post will help you reset your perspective.
Every significant moment in history was led by leaders who were committed to another way. Leaders who acted counter-culturally. Leaders who selflessly did what was right rather than what was popular or comfortable.
These three steps will help you evaluate every new or foreign idea to anticipate if it is a good fit for your organization, and then determine how exactly it will affect your vision, strategy, and values.
God is always blessing us, always extending new mercies to us, always stimulating us to new gratitude, so we can always “sing like never before.”
If a leader begins a day in chaos, the entire day will likely be chaotic. Instead, a leader should begin the day with his/her affections set on the Lord and with the mind focused on what is most important.
Are you investing in the life of someone spiritually younger than you? Know that the young women in your church want, and need, you to be.
Every dialogue can be either a competition, or a bond of connection with another person.
If there’s anything that Jeff Pessina has learned in 37 years of ministry in the Philippines, it’s that he doesn’t write the job descriptions in his life. “The most significant surrendering in my life was when things weren’t going the way I wanted them to or the way I expected. The Lord has never shown up as clearly and as audibly as at the moments when I said I didn’t want the job anymore. And He explains to me, you don’t write the job description. I do that.”
This spring’s high school graduates were born in the year 2000. Here are some churchy things for which they have little to no context.
This is the fourth interview from our series featuring Christian leaders’ spiritual and practical take on work! We hope that our stories inspire readers (you!) to take meaningful actions in work.
There’s a misnomer that it’s always a good thing when someone says, “What you see is what you get,” especially when it comes to ministry leadership. If you’re encountering any of these three dangers, it’s time to deal with what’s really going on.
A professor of spirituality and ministry discovers that trust grows when leaders notice and release their own agendas.
L. Roger Owens
Perhaps what might help us over our hurdles is not to hide how costly disciple-making is, but to be utterly honest and explicit about the costs, and hold them out in the light for us to see, and then find whether something in us might just rise to the peculiar glory of it all.
Reflection can be tough. Even though I had a great year, there are challenges I face daily. I have to make daily decisions to overcome my fears of abandonment and broken trust.
An act of obedience to God led her on a career trajectory that far exceeded her dreams. She now leads with a God-fearing heart and decades of business experience that shows through her work. This is Tami Heim’s story.
People often quit when they hit resistance. You might be discouraged and ready to give up. But should you?