Who should you be investing in and preparing to lead the ministry you lead?
Being a people pleaser is not leadership. If you as a pastor or church leader find yourself trying to accommodate nearly every issue that comes your way or you have become a “ yessum ” to nearly every question or concern by others, reevaluating your need to be liked is a must.
Is there a central website where those interested in CRC Leadership Development Networks can share best practices?
When I was in my final year of seminary in 2010, I had heard that churches weren't allowed to call a pastor until after she/he was approved as a candidate for ministry by Synod. But really ... no one follows this. Why not just lift this formality of candidacy and go look for a pastor?
This first article in a series of 4 by Ed Stezer explores how each of us plays a critical role in creating a culture where passionate kingdom builders can boldly explore the multiplication opportunities to which they feel called.
This book presents a incredibly comprehensive vision for how pastors and ministry leaders can adapt to a post-Christian culture without abandoning orthodox theology.
"Making it look easy takes a lot of practice" say Matt Smay and Hugh Halter about incarnational life and missional community. "A workbook alone won't get the job done...It also includes learning to take personal responsibility for your own calling."
A framework of scriptural leadership competencies and their contemporary equivalents based on an exegesis of 1 Timothy 3 by Matthew Kutz, the Administrative Director for the Foundation Stone Christian Center, Northwood, OH.
In this book Saccone shows how you can raise up leaders from within your own community and develop them into passionate, faithful servants of God.