By Brandon Kelley on Mar 3, 2021
What happens when leaders get passionately divided? Church splits. Or worse.1 If leaders get divided and don’t reconcile, they can become viruses within the body of the local church that leads to a slow death.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 12, 2021
Most pastors and church leaders have never received formal training in relational skills. Perhaps these seven observations of outstanding leaders will prove helpful to many of you.
By Charles Stone on Mar 2, 2021
The book of Acts describes the amazing story of Jesus’ work through the Holy Spirit in the early church. With an explosive start, problems were certain to surface. However, they lead the church well and model for us 9 things great leaders do.
By Brandon Kelley on Sep 11, 2017
Every church has leaders, but not every church has leaders in the right place. If there’s a person in the wrong place in leadership, extensive damage can be done.
By Ron Edmondson on Nov 10, 2017
"I try to never appoint or release a team to do work until we make sure a leader is chosen. They can choose their own leader, we can appoint one for them, or they may even have co-leadership, but there needs to be someone who has the assigned task of steering, motivating and leading the team to accomplish it’s mission."
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 2, 2017
"I recently surveyed 1400 small and mid-sized church pastors to find out what they struggle with most as their church grows. They overwhelmingly identified developing leaders as their top challenge."
By Josh Reich on Apr 14, 2016
The best companies (churches) have the best leaders. The second-best companies (churches) have the second-best leaders. The third-best companies (churches), in these times of turbulence, are unfortunately on their way out of business.
By Ron Edmondson on Apr 13, 2021
I have a heart for leaders. Especially church leaders. I’d love to help others learn from my mistakes. In fact, this is a huge motivation for this blog and a lot of my ministry.
With this in mind, I want to share a few things I’ve learned over the years. I hope it proves helpful.
By Chuck Fromm on Mar 4, 2020
Worship Leader magazine editor Chuck Fromm discusses the key imperative in a pastor establishing a meaningful relationship with his/her worship leader and team.
By Thomas J. Winters on Feb 27, 2018
Ministry compensation specialist Tom Winters, Esq., guides pastors and church leaders through the sometimes tricky compensation analysis process.
By Ron Edmondson on May 7, 2021
You can’t recruit leaders – at least not effectively – if you never develop a culture to do so.
Reproducing cultures reproduce leaders.
By Brandon Kelley on Dec 14, 2017
A Pastor’s leadership must first and foremost be a response to Christ’s gospel.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Apr 1, 2016
One of the best practices you can develop as a leader is to identify your excuses and eliminate them. Start thinking and talking a different game.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Mar 3, 2017
When you’re a church leader, you feel a lot of pressure.
By Jeff Vanderstelt on May 9, 2011
Jeff Vanderstelt of Soma Communities encourages leaders to gain a fresh perspective for living out the mission of the church today.