Leadership is not a right or gift, it’s a responsibility to be earned.
“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.”
“In the multi-site model, there is nothing more important than your selection of each campus pastor.”
By the time someone’s 40 they should know who their lifelong friends are. There are three reasons it’s challenging to develop deep and enduring relationships in full-time vocational ministry.
This is the most overlooked (and powerful) force in ministry.
We are quick to list what we want in a boss. We hope we can count on them for the important things. But can they count on us for the important things too?
“Church leadership is exhausting, and it’s normal to experience seasons of doubt, fear or insecurity.”
“I have simply not found any systematized method of dividing up the limited resource of time that helps achieve ‘balance.'”
No one local church can do every ministry. The question becomes which ministries should we support—and why?
It’s true, as a leader I always have an opinion, but I shouldn’t always share it.