Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Tuesday Roundup: Nine Articles and Two Podcasts

7 Powerful Conversations That Will Help Your Church Grow—An Interview with Jeff Henderson and Carey Nieuwhof [Podcast]

In this special episode, I sit down with Jeff Henderson and turn the tables. Jeff interviews me on the seven things it takes for your church to have a lasting impact. Read more

3 Things to Say to Victims of Domestic Abuse

These powerful statements from church leaders can help women in abusive relationships find hope and healing. Read more

Feeling worthless? 10 Bible verses to remind you that you're priceless

The Bible tells us time and time again that we're priceless to God, yet it's easy to lose sight of just how much we're loved. Here are 10 Bible verses to remind you that you are precious in his sight. Read more

Building a Healthy Team Culture

But even when we were one church in one location, we were investing in a healthy team culture thanks to Jerry Hurley, the team development leader at LifeChurch.tv. As the architect of our cultural development, I asked him to answer a few questions about how churches of any size can create and maintain a healthy culture. Read more

5 Tips for the Leader When Conflict Develops on a Team

As a leader, one of your primary roles is developing and maintaining the health of the team. What do you do when team members aren’t getting along with each other? How should you handle conflict on a team? Read more

The Peter Principle and the Saul Syndrome

The Peter Principle, developed by professor Laurence Peter, reveals that people are often promoted based on their performance in their current roles and not based on their ability to function and lead well in the role they are promoted to. The result is “people are promoted to the level of their incompetence.” If the Peter Principle is alive in your context, people are often promoted until they reach a level of leadership they are not equipped or qualified for. Read more

Develop These 7 Skills When You Want People to Listen

...there are seven skills you can develop that will guarantee people will listen when you speak. Just follow these guidelines from the Bible.... Read more

The Difference Between Amateur And Professional Senior Pastors

Amateur Senior Pastors abound. Professional Senior Pastors are few. Read more

Overcoming Guest Barriers in the Church – Rainer on Leadership #165 [Podcast]

On today’s episode, we discuss a recent post on 10 more barriers to church guests. As we mention in the podcast, the first barrier is not an easy one to overcome, but the other nine are low-hanging fruit for churches. Read more

Welcome to Vine Journal

We’re launching Vine Journal because we’re convinced that the Christian community needs long form arguments and essays—like we all need at least one substantial meal a day, like a house needs solid foundations, like a church community needs its regular sermons. Read more

World's First Lesbian Bishop Calls for Church to Remove Crosses, to Install Muslim Prayer Space

The Bishop of Stockholm has proposed a church in her diocese remove all signs of the cross and put down markings showing the direction to Mecca for the benefit of Muslim worshippers. Read more

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