Today, we break into problem-solving a little deeper—that is, how and why to develop teams of problem-solvers. What is one of the primary functions of a team of leaders in a church ministry? Problem-solving…
I recently came across a powerful quote from an 18th century English pastor named Job Orton. Ironically, he wrote to the ministers of his day about doctrinal compromise. The struggles of churches nearly 300 years ago are the struggles of churches today.
Do you ever have moments where your heart sort of just “crashes?” You hit a wall spiritually. Suddenly, you don’t feel like going to church. You don’t feel like reading God’s word. You don’t feel like caring. You don’t feel like exercising. What do you do in that moment?
Do you love your church? Do you help your church to thrive? Have you considered what you could do to make this Sunday even better?
As a spiritual leader, my daily conversation with God is often drawn by His Spirit back to recurring themes. As Jesus asked His disciples “Who do you say that I am?” or “Will you also go away?”—I often sense His rhetorical cross-examination of my leadership.
Do you avoid conflict? Do you relish it? We are going to examine how effective leaders solve problems! Let me begin with some questions…
A few years ago, my son, Larry, and I were on a preaching trip in Maine. On the way back to the hotel, we stopped at a grocery store—just a dad and son roving for snacks. This could be dangerous…
Do you ever face criticism? The title of this post seems so paradoxical! Should we really be thankful for criticism?
Leadership is absolutely a team thing. Merely having a title and an office doesn’t make you a leader. This is especially true if you are attempting to bring about renewing, reviving kinds of change.
The Apostle Paul was a great communicator, and it’s worthy to note how God used Paul to communicate, especially regarding “change.”