The Bible carries definite distinctions between leaders and managers. What does Scripture have to say about the differences?
Immature believers abound, and that’s all right. Babies must complete all stages of development before they achieve maturity. But we should never put an infant in a place of leadership. Leaders must be adults in the faith if they are to be role models and examples to those coming after.
A river will curve with twists and turns in its path to the ocean seemingly without reason. Unlike a river, an organization should plan its curves and turns. Organizational theory tells you that the time for transition (or curving) is … always. Because if you wait until it starts to happen, you are too late. By the time you go through [...]
If you feel that this is the place God wants you to be at the moment, recommit yourself to your role and thank Him for being there for you. If not, ask God where He wants you to be.
If we wish to train up children who walk closely with God as they grow into adults, we must influence them to read and reference the Bible.
We are experiencing a new day that requires a new kind of leader. This new kind of leader is life-giving.
Many Christian workers make the mistake of assuming that they are earning shares in the ministries they work for through their hard work and dedication. It seems logical. God is the sole owner of the church. Always has been. Always will be. He paid for it with the priceless blood of Christ.
It takes certain skill sets to be a good manager, and not all managers have the skills needed for the job yet.
Tom’s church tried a unique way of reaching out to their church’s community. We gave each of our members attending a loaf of bread and asked them to give the bread to someone in their neighborhood or community.
Thom S. Rainer
Too often we ask for feedback when all we really want is praise. Give yourself time to get feedback from others and inspiration from the Holy Spirit through prayer and study.
Here are eight important qualities that define organizations with a strong culture.
Spiritual managers fill many vital roles as they manage an organization, none of which can be neglected.
If you are just starting out in ministry, here are five key lessons Charles Stone learned over the last 20 years as a pastor.
These seven questions will help you set yourself on a path to which the Spirit can both hold you to and accompany you on. As you ponder these questions, do so with your spirit open and obedient to God’s.
This teaching looks at the fourth critical component of a good response to suffering: Eternal Perspective.
Cultivate the habit of praising and thanking the Lord at all times and letting His praise be continually in your mouth and you will see His joy increase in your life.
Leaders and managers differ considerably in their approach to basic issues like direction and alignment. By understanding these differences, we can work together better for the kingdom of God.