Tag Archives: Leaders

Is pastor appreciation month a good idea?

Church members are clearly commanded to show appreciation for their pastors. And the whole Church suffers when the people fail to honor their leaders. But are special times for appreciation helpful? Could such times do more harm than good? Continue reading

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Confession of a senior pastor

Although I cannot be directly involved in all the areas of need and with each person, I am grateful to minister through others as they reach out. My fellow leaders do a great job keeping me informed about important needs and other areas of ministry as we pray together for the Church. Continue reading

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4 Essentials for leadership

Consider four essentials for effective leadership. Each one is framed as questions for personal evaluation. Continue reading

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Strong and Honorable leaders needed

Sometimes I fear that we’ve adopted a system that cannot inspire leaders to courage, integrity and honor. Continue reading

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Two essential movements for protecting unity

Two motions or forces of movement serve as helpful illustrations of the function of a healthy core group in any organization. Continue reading

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Questions for every church leader

When ministries are not effective, leaders who care about the Church ask questions about how to “do” Church better. But are they looking in the right places for answers? Continue reading

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10 principles for giving

“There ought to be things we should like to do and cannot do because our charitable expenditures excludes them.” (C. S. Lewis Continue reading

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