Archive by category Leaders

Leaders Who Listen

Leaders Who Listen

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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The Challenge of Love & Marriage for Ministers

The Challenge of Love & Marriage for Ministers

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 […]

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4 Tips to Decoding Your Congregation’s Needs

4 Tips to Decoding Your Congregation’s Needs

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 […]

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8 Meetings Every Church Should Be Having

8 Meetings Every Church Should Be Having

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 […]

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Ministry That Misses The Bull’s Eye

Ministry That Misses The Bull’s Eye

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 […]

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New Leaders: Get Off to A Great Start!

New Leaders: Get Off to A Great Start!

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, […]

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Gospel Today presents “This Week” – Response to “Strange Fire” conference

Gospel Today presents “This Week” – Response to “Strange Fire” conference

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 […]

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Hopemob’s Shaun King Shares His Defining Moment

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.

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