Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation
This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship.
What's mathematical about love? Lisa Nichols Hickman offers a reflection on leadership based on the Shema (Deuteronomy 6:5 & Matthew 22:37) arguing that leadership must have heart, might, and soul, all three, multiplied by one another.
Leadership in 140 characters
On Father's Day, church planter, pastor, and dad converses with his son via Twitter about leadership. He shares "five lessons" on being a leader in 140 characters or less.
The Leadership Team is Assembled – Now What?
A practical how-to that provides suggestions for how to move forward once you have established a youth ministry team, like setting regular team-building activities, prayer, planning worship together, and evaluating the leadership group.
The joy of multi-sites
In this article, Warren Bird shares research that shows multi-site congregations provide more opportunities for leadership.
Leadership lessons at the intersection of faith and justice in Ferguson
Leadership in Ferguson was not contained in one person, but many, allowing protests to inspire hope in a myriad of ways.
Leadership is about challenge not comfort, adventure not safety. That's why strong leaders often create some anxiety. Leadership moves a community to the place where answers are not easy to find.
Leadership, Christianity, and a Dinner Invite
A short blog about a Christian response to leadership, humility, and sexual harassment.
Leadership Starts with Christ
In this blog article, Amanda Casanova shares about her experience in leadership by highlighting 2 Corinthians 12:9 to denote that relying on Christ in the midst of fear and weakness is central to leadership.
Constant is the Call for Leadership
Leadership has been a great need in every age of the church. This article looks to the wisdom of the early church for the for the basics of how to lead and pastor well.
The Evangelical Leadership Disease
Reacting to a public scandal, this article discusses how to respond to a crisis of morality within church leadership and how to recognize the environment that indirectly fosters these crises.
Leadership by Light
This reflection contrasts the leadership styles of Manassah and Josiah from 2 Kings 21-23, encouraging us--with God's help--to be leaders who bring glory to God and encouragement to the world.
Leadership as loving enemies
The ministry of reconciliation is fundamental to what makes Christian leadership Christian.
Leadership for Introverts
As an introvert, this pastor shares about the tension between honoring God-given personality traits and not allowing them to hinder ministry. He includes helpful suggestions for other introverts seeking balance and health in their leadership.
Leadership is Purpose, Vision, and Patience
Stacy Jackson uses Proverbs 25:2 and Genesis 3:5 to reflect on Christian leadership as a God-enabled calling while acknowledging the allure of power and the limitations of one’s sinful nature.
Leadership in the wilderness
The Exodus has much to teach about leadership in crisis.