When you lead a church, whether it’s a church of 25, or 2500, one of the most important things you … Continue reading How to Recruit and Train Volunteers
I received an email today asking my opinion on a quote. The writer asked what I thought about the quote … Continue reading Failing People’s Expectations at a Rate They Can Stand
I’ve spent two years waiting on joy. I really have. Joy isn’t something I can produce, or simply muster up. … Continue reading When Joy Doesn’t Come In The Morning, or Even in the Afternoon
After investing in James* for such a long time, I was beginning to see him really take off as a leader! … Continue reading The Fear of an Empty Handed Leader
Bill Hybels speaks about “hiring 10’s” in the sense of always hire the very best person for the job, no … Continue reading How to Identify a Super Star Younger Leader
“I need an intern! I have so much paperwork to get done before camp, I’ve got to get some help!” … Continue reading What is Your Ministry’s SLR? (Slave Labor Ratio)
Is there any difference between mentoring someone and discipling someone? Mentoring is a trendier word right now, but what’s the … Continue reading Would Jesus Talk About Mentoring or Discipleship?
If you’ve ever been on a first date, can you remember the feeling of asking that person out, or of … Continue reading Seven Simple Rules for Dating … Uh, I mean…..Mentoring
How would your day to day job change if Jesus sat in the office across the hall, and ran your staff meetings? Continue reading What if Jesus Was Your Boss?
Last week, I shared three ideas with our staff on leadership in the church. Over the next few days, I … Continue reading Speak Like a Leader