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How to Bounce Back When You’re Feeling Down

Being a pastor isn’t easy. It’s hard work. It’s emotionally taxing. We’re just as subject to the pressure to hustle and grind as anyone in a professional role, and sometimes, the grind gets to us. You can only hustle so long until you’re out...

10 Things An Effective Church Vision Must Do

By Brian K. Dodd An effective church vision has been described as many things. Bill Hybels calls vision “a picture of the future that produces passion and puts people in it.”  Others say it is a picture of a preferred future.  I say vision is what...

What is an “Ideal Church Member”?

By Charles Arn Jesus said, “Go and make disciples.”  You’ve heard it.  You’ve studied it.  You’ve preached it.  But, have you ever defined it?  What, exactly, is a “disciple”? May I suggest that, for all practical purposes, a “disciple” is synonymous with an “ideal church member.”...

Embrace a Leadership Development Process

February 17, 2012 By Dave DeVries J. Oswald Sanders describes the process of qualifying as spiritual leaders: Spiritual leaders are not made by election or appointment, by men or any combination of men, nor by conferences or synods. Only God can make them. Simply holding a position of...

10 Characteristics Of An Amazing Leadership Team

By Brian Jones Last night I walked out of the room shaking my head. God, I don’t know how you pulled this off, but this team is simply amazing. Unified. Visionary. Encouraging. Fun. Passionate. Gifted. Transparent. Gracious. These are just a few of the words I’d use...