Women in my study, many of whom were exceptionally talented leaders, found themselves relegated to spiritual grunt work based on the idea that women should serve in quietness and submission.
This webinar explores why a western worldview has caused the Church to often ignore or deny the reality of Satan and the demonic and, in contrast, what a biblical worldview would have us believe about spiritual realities.
Because both the denomination and individual congregations have limited resources, we get the biggest bang for our buck focusing on pastors. But what about lay leaders? Do they really matter?
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.
As a result of being a church pastor in the same church for sixteen years, I have come to the conclusion that the DNA of church planting is in alignment with the DNA of church renewal...
We all know that deep change in individuals or organizations is rare. This webinar asks, "In these rare instances of deep change, what happened?"
Is there a business mindset present where profit and loss are looked at; pastoral staff are seen as employees; parishioners seen as customers; and the council as management?
Shepherds and sheep. Leaders and followers. The Good Shepherd himself spent time being both. Do we teach our leaders how to be good followers? What about our congregations?
As leaders in the church we can often feel under-thanked. How might we instead develop an 'attitude of gratitude' as we serve those we've been called to lead?
Leaders cannot balance all the needs, wants, demands, expectations, suggestions and assumptions of the individuals they seek to serve. So how can we be intentional about avoiding the people pleasing trap?
The CRCNA is pleased to offer webinars as a way of learning, sharing, and growing together. It's easy to particpate - all you need is a computer (with speakers or headset). These free, one-hour events are offered several times each year in the spring and fall.
Do we leave enough space for imperfect people to feel 'called' to be leaders? Do the lists of character traits we seek in our pastors, elders, deacons, and ministry leaders get presented with hefty doses of grace?
This site offers incredibly user-friendly access to a wide variety of highly relevant and practical articles, sermons, books, training materials and more.
The very real stresses and strains of Christian leadership and ministry life can feel like being crushed and ground. Discover healthy ways of coping and gain insight into recovering from ministry leadership burnout.
In dealing with the questions around license to exhort, my council asked about the issue of accountability/mentorship for those with license to exhort. What is being done, or should be done to assist those with this license?
Willow Creek believes in the immeasurable, cascading effect of a transformed leader and has carefully chosen resources designed for individual spiritual growth, renewed church vitality, transformed communities, and a world changed for the better through the power of Jesus Christ.
What is distinctly Christian about being a Christian leader? How do my convictions shape the way I lead? You'll find answers to these questions and more on the Leadership Education section of Duke Divinity's website.
There is a growing consensus that most of our churches are waiting until it's 'too late' to begin investing in the development of our leaders, often not beginning until they've already taken on the mantle of their leadership role. But that begs the question, where do we begin?
A practical resource for assisting church leaders in identifying, understanding and intentionally engaging the fivefold ministries of apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherds and teachers (APEST) that exist within their congregations.
Explore the theory and practice of contemporary leadership approaches, such as adaptive leadership, change leadership, and spirituality and leadership, through articles, books, audio/video podcasts, and online resources, all of which are available at no cost.
A visit to Christianity Today's online presence yields a veritable smorgasbord of helpful ministry related resources, including a robust section devoted entirely to church leaderhsip development, divided into 3 distinct areas of development: Soul, Skills & Culture.
A simple square can serve as a profound reminder of the foundational pattern Jesus used for developing leadership in His disciples. It is a model that is easily applied to any relationship, setting, circumstance or demographic, and is infinitely flexible and scalable.
Did you know that CRHM currently funds 6 different Leadership Development Networks? Check out the link below for the list and contact the coordinators to see how you or your church could get involved.
There is no question whether the apostle Paul had the gifts to be a powerful and effective evangelist, but the skills of an evangelist are different from those of a church leader.