By Ron Edmondson on Jul 8, 2016
I have a heart for leaders. Especially church leaders. I’d love to help others learn from my mistakes. In fact, this is a huge motivation for this blog and a lot of my ministry.
With this in mind, I want to share a few things I’ve learned over the years. I hope it proves helpful.
By Ron Edmondson on Sep 8, 2016
The way others expect you to respond often determines the way they respond to you.
By Jonathan Herron on Sep 14, 2016
What do you do if you’re a frustrated support staff member of a visionless church? Do you try to change things from within?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 3, 2016
Pastors aren’t fake; the struggle is real.
By Michael Duduit on Oct 8, 2016
My friend Clayton King, who has never served as a senior pastor (and had not expected to), suddenly found himself leading one of the nation’s largest congregations as interim pastor of NewSpring Church in Anderson, South Carolina.
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 10, 2016
Someone asked me recently what I primarily look for in the hiring of a staff position. I said, without reservation, first and foremost, I look for the heart.
By Lance Witt on Nov 14, 2016
It’s not just what you say, but how you say it.
By Lance Witt on Dec 12, 2016
When it comes to correction, rebuke, or confrontation, to say it’s uncomfortable is a massive understatement. The truth is, pastors avoid it at all costs. That has certainly been true of me.
By Lance Witt on Dec 19, 2016
About 3 years ago, it was the very end of December and I was not in a good place. I was frustrated and honestly I was mad at myself. Our schedule had been out of control and I was worn out.
By Lance Witt on Mar 6, 2017
Whether you are leading a team or you are a member of a team, you must keep your eye on the bullseye of health and productivity.
By Karl Vaters on Apr 10, 2017
Not every pastor is called to cast a grand, singular vision for their congregation.
By Lance Witt on May 8, 2017
“Sometimes as a worship pastor,” he said, “I feel like a dancing bear. It’s my job to get up and perform for the crowd, and as long as the performance is good, everyone is happy. Except me. Something is missing and I don’t know what to do.”
By Karl Vaters on May 18, 2017
Any definition of church growth that doesn’t allow for, even celebrate, churches that contribute in non-numerical ways is incomplete.
By Rick Warren on Jun 3, 2017
In terms of seeing radical life changes in individuals, nothing can take the place of Spirit-anointed preaching. The message is still the most important element of a worship service for the unchurched.
By Josh Reich on Jun 6, 2017
Let’s face it, when someone hurts us, we can brush it off and often move on. We can be tough, ignore it, deal with it or get even (although that rarely helps), but something changes when it is our spouse, kids, a close friend or a family member who is hurt. We feel powerless in that moment.