In a season where distractions are everywhere for pastors and leaders, our need to practice the spiritual discipline of attentiveness is critical.
Samuel was a prime biblical example of a man of integrity. He led the nation of Israel without ever compromising his integrity. Why does it seem to be more difficult for us?
Since a deacon's mandate is to “lead and equip the church to minister to its members and the world in a rich diversity of ministries, awaken compassion, demonstrate mercy, seek justice, and collaborate with God’s Spirit for the transformation of persons and communities,” can they ever really ‘take a break’??
My new book is 30 days of short readings about the essentials of true leadership communication in the age of social media, turmoil, distrust, and growing conflicts that challenge civil discourse. See the complete post to get a free excerpt!
The Clinical Pastoral Education program is offered to pastors from both CRC and RCA churches in communities throughout the United States and Canada. Read more about it here.
I just finished what has got to be the best book on leadership I have read yet. Instead of a list of strategies, it was about how our relationship with God strengthens our own soul for leadership.
This webinar explores how healthy boundaries enhance ministry, how power dynamics influence ministry relationships, and how to avoid some of the common pitfalls.
This webinar is for any Christian who desires to grow in their own capacity to be a grace filled presence in the middle of a challenging exchange.