“I didn’t see that coming. Everything seemed fine at first, well, for awhile, then seemingly out of nowhere we were in conflict and in a few months he was off staff. It didn’t go well at all, it was like a death on staff!”
Children’s ministry is the heart of the church. Here’s to the ones who make it work.
This is the most overlooked (and powerful) force in ministry.
“We were never designed to lead alone.”
“If this sounds a little like you, I suggest that you at least raise a yellow caution flag.”
“Church leadership is exhausting, and it’s normal to experience seasons of doubt, fear or insecurity.”
“An immature leader is like a grenade with the pin pulled. You don’t know when it will go off, but you know it will, and when it does it’s going to be messy.”
It’s a hiring process. So why do we treat it like a beauty pageant?
“Feeling under pressure? Overworked? Are you and your team working hard but can’t seem to keep up, let alone get ahead? You are not alone.”
Leadership is hard to earn but surprisingly easy to lose.