All of us have encountered leaders that do not appear to listen well. The bigger concern is that they seem to be the only ones who don’t know it. As a leader, you must know that we have a listening epidemic today. Professional motivation among teams, colleagues, partners, and associates are at all-time lows. Staff […]
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In a world where the exploitation of the Church seems to be the norm; as scandals involve the Senior pastor and his wife, messy church deacons, unsuspecting church members, and congregations full of strife; it’s high time that you began to hear about the real social norms and lifestyles that are more the norm than […]
Have you ever wondered who “They” are? In many planning and strategy sessions at ministries across the country, this mystery group or clique known as “They” always show up with an amazing list of expectations “They” have for the ministry. “They” have needs which tend to drive ministry programming, budget decisions and ministry planning. But […]
From all accounts, in today’s culture, people are tired of meetings. According to INFOCOMM, 11 million meetings occur in the U.S. every day. That’s a lot of meetings! Unnecessary meetings cost our companies productivity dollars, drains employee focus, creates frustration, causes malaise on staff teams, and can bog projects down. All of this causes us […]
I was excited! I had taken half of the day off to prepare the meal, printed the recipes, purchased all of the right ingredients, lined up all of the necessary cooking tools and instruments, and mentally prepared to do the work that was ahead of me. I was going to prepare a fancy meal for my […]
One of the most overwhelming feelings is to become a new leader in an existing ministry where there’s already an established culture, leaders, practices, problems, traditions, and “skeletons in the closet”. The older the organization the more there is to learn. The bigger the organization, the more people there are to become familiar with. Sure, […]
Gospel Today presents “This Week” explores the topics, people and issues impacting our world from the perspective of faith to answer the question, “How can we live out the Gospel today?” This week, the panel tackles the controversial “Strange Fire” conference hosted by radio personality, John MacArthur. The conference intended to issue a scathing rebuke […]
We talk alot about being "marketplace ministries," but secretly, most of us think the "holiest" job of all would be serving as a local pastor. Well, let Shaun King serve as Exhibit A that your greatest impact might be made once you leave the four walls of the church and start serving the world with your gifts and passion.
Discover how this trendsetting Hillsong NYC pastor is breaking the boundaries of race and class with the simplicity of the Gospel!
February 4 would have marked the 100th birthday of a very special woman whose stand against an unjust law sparked the flames of revolution we know today as the Civil Rights Movement. It all started December 1, 1955 when Rosa Parks made the decision to not give up her seat on the bus to a […]
Â He may have retired from the game but certainly not from making big plays in life. On Friday, February 15th, he celebrated another birthday and continues to be celebrated in more ways than one can imagine! Darrell Ray Green (born February 15, 1960) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League who […]
Have you ever listened to your pastor delivering the Word of God and then, all of a sudden, a song comes to mind that seems to perfectly coincide with the message? Pastors Creflo and Taffi Dollar have taken that experience to the next level with the latest project on Arrow Records, S.E.R.M.O.N.S. (Spiritually Empowering Recorded […]
Karen Clark-Sheard is renowned as a vocalist and member of the famed The Clark Sisters, but at Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ, she’s a pastor’s wife first and foremost. In our exclusive interview with the Sheard family, Karen talked about her role as a first lady and revealed exciting plans about her […]
In this video, Gospel Today chats with Bishop J. Drew Sheard who was recently elected to the General Board of the Church of God in Christ. Bishop Sheard is the Pastor of Greater EmmanuelÂ InstitutionalÂ Church of God in Christ (COGIC) in Detroit, MI. Bishop Sheard is a third generation COGIC pastor. He also serves asÂ Chairman of […]
Bishop J. Drew Sheard is a third generation pastor. His grandfather, O.S. Sheard planted the first COGIC church in Lexington, MS and served as a pastor for more than 30 years. His father, Bishop John Henry Sheard has pastored Greater Mitchell Temple COGIC in Detroit, MI since 1982 and is a leader of leaders who […]