Being intentional was a reminder for me to stay focused, to know what on earth I am here for, to live proactively, and not be caught up reacting to the many needs that surround me, and to live purposely the one life that has been entrusted to me, with courage and humility.Rod Denton
Articles in this category focus on how a Christian leader can build and nurture competencies and apply them practically in ministry life.
Wise leaders encourage their teams to solve their problems with their own insight rather than with the leader’s insight. When a staff person or a volunteer brings a problem to us, it’s often easier and less time consuming to give them advice and solve their problem. Yet in the long run such a response can […]Charles Stone
Do you possess spiritual authority that is recognized by others? This holistic design will help.Malcolm Webber
How to form Christians today is unclear. The challenge is that the basic patterns of life have shifted in an increasingly digital and networked world. The new patterns have not fully emerged, but the shifts are as profound as the move from farm to factory in earlier generations.Dave Odom
Successful church leaders naturally think differently than the majority of church leaders. It’s one of the things that set them apart. The good news is you can learn to think just like them. Here are five ways successful church leaders think differently.Paul Alexander
Many times, groups get “stuck” in the “desert of creativity” – going around in circles without any clear path toward fruitful collaboration. It is the job of the neutral facilitator to help their groups find common ground and move forward together. This is sometimes difficult, but other times it is simply a matter of helping people see [...]Kärin Primuth
It may be that no Christian characteristic has suffered more in the workplace than honesty. It shouldn't be that way. Jesus wants His people to be known as a people of truth. It is important that those around us can trust what we say without wondering whether we really mean it or not.Alan Smith