Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Midweek Roundup: "6 Ways to Build Your Volunteer Team" and Much More

6 Ways to Build Your Volunteer Team

Six actions to help you connect more volunteers to your team and train them to become leaders in your church. Read More

The One Common Factor of Effective Church Leaders

Effective church leaders have many recurring and common traits; I am not suggesting this factor is the only one. But it does seem to be the trait that shows itself again and again. Read More

12 Great Leadership Questions Every Leader Should Be Asking

One of the best things a leader can do is ask the right questions. Read More

5 Reasons to Stop Making Your Sermon Notes Rhyme

Instead of playing linguistic games, we need to produce better content. In a format that matches the way people listen, talk and live. Read More

The Scandal of Biblical Illiteracy: It’s Our Problem

While America’s evangelical Christians are rightly concerned about the secular worldview’s rejection of biblical Christianity, we ought to give some urgent attention to a problem much closer to home–biblical illiteracy in the church. This scandalous problem is our own, and it’s up to us to fix it. Read More

7 Ways to Grow in the Art of Communication

We need to understand that communication is an art that we all must learn better. It does not come naturally. Here are seven principles to help you to grow in this art, that you might teach your children.... Read More
These principles work in communicating with adults as well as children.
4 Apps to Help Church Staff Collaboration and Productivity

Managing ministry is easier with these tools. Read More

Why You Should Consider Reading the Qur’an in 2016

But with our limited capacity and time for reading, perhaps the one book other than the Bible many Christians should consider opening this year is the Qur’an. Read More

Blaming the Africans: Cultural Imperialism and the Meeting of the Primates

Memories of this paternalistic and monochrome view of Africa returned as I observed the response of some members of the Episcopal Church to the recent meeting of the Primates. Read More

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