Thursday, August 06, 2015
The Challenges of Church Leadership: Three Articles
Nine Bible Texts That Ought to Challenge Leaders
To be a Christian leader is no small calling. Whether you serve as a church pastor, a lay leader, or a Christian who leads in the secular world, you are under obligation to be a strong and faithful witness for Christ. Here are several texts that should challenge you—and provide you a grid through which to evaluate your life today. Keep reading
21 Things You’ll Never Regret As a Leader
If you’ve led anything for any length of time, you already have some regrets.
You wish you could get back some situations, redo some moments and in some cases, start over again.
Why is that? If you look for common threads, you’ll often discover the problem was not in the situation, it was in how you responded to it.
Put another way, it was who you were when the hammer dropped.
But you can also look back on other situations and see you handled things well. That you really have no regrets.
Challenges come and challenges go in leadership. The difference between great leaders and poor leaders is often how their character responds to crisis.
Great leaders adopt practices, attitudes and positions that they quite simply never regret.
And that’s the key: there are some things you do as a leader that you’ll just never regret.
While I haven’t gotten every situation right in leadership (far from it), I took some time to make a list of 21 things I’ve never regretted doing as a leader. My guess is when you’ve done them, you’ve never regretted them either.
And if you and I keep doing them, we’ll have far fewer regrets moving forward. Keep reading
6 Tips for Staff Meetings That Don’t Stink
Is it fair to say that ministry staff rarely consider staff meetings the pinnacle of their week? I have personally led a lot of boring staff meetings, but I’ve also led a few that advanced the vision of our church and the unity of our staff. Here are six ways to help insure your staff meetings don’t stink. Keep reading
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