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What Is Your One Thing?
September 8, 2009 – 4:48 am | 2 Comments

As leaders, we generally have one thing we tend to focus on. This is generally the way God wires us – with a focus toward one thing over all others. The problem is that we …

Youth Leadership
September 7, 2009 – 4:33 am | One Comment

I have a good friend, Nick. Nick is a leader. He plays guitar when he’s at church and leads other musicians when he’s not. The interesting thing is that he’s 16 years old.
Nick is a …

Can You Be Authentic and a Leader?
September 2, 2009 – 4:20 am | Comments Off

Rindy Walton posed this question to her readers:
√ā¬†Authenticity is an important value when speaking of church leaders. We want leaders to be real, open, honest and genuine. We want leaders to share their questions, their …

The Come and Go Leader
September 1, 2009 – 4:13 am | 2 Comments

My neighborhood recently saw a church come and go within a matter of months. They were utilizing the community elementary school in our neighborhood and then one day, their roadside advertising signs stopped showing up. …

Stop Wasting God’s Money
August 31, 2009 – 4:09 am | Comments Off

As church leaders, we must be good stewards not only of our volunteers but also of our budgets.
Bob Thune wrote about this from the church planter’s view, but the same principles apply to us as …

Stepping Down or Stepping Aside?
August 18, 2009 – 4:00 am | Comments Off

Something comes up. You need time off from your leadership. What do you end up doing – stepping down or stepping aside?
Stepping down means you leave your team on their own. You haven’t prepared to …

We Need More Unpaid Leaders
August 17, 2009 – 4:28 am | 5 Comments

It seems to surround us. The idea that a church can only get things done if they have paid staff. In fact, many churches strive for more staff. They make it a goal from day …

Embedded Leaders
August 5, 2009 – 4:44 am | Comments Off

Every volunteer in your team is a potential leader.
You have two choices: allow them to lead, or suppress their leadership.
Allowing them to lead means allowing things to happen in ways you don’t expect. It …

Leaders Require Accountability
August 3, 2009 – 4:25 am | Comments Off

Whether you have been witness to internal problems or problems that become more public, leaders are not immune to sin. In fact, the sin of leaders can cause stumbling blocks for teams or an entire …

Lighter Burdens or Broader Shoulders?
July 16, 2009 – 4:07 pm | Comments Off

This quote is something to really think about:
Quote by Jewish Proverb: “I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.”
Are you fighting adversity? Are you asking God to strengthen you, or lighten you …

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