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.”
Leadership is not a right or gift, it’s a responsibility to be earned.
“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.
In the past couple of weeks, I’ve had conversations with three different young leaders all asking essentially the same thing. How do I rise in my job?
How you handle temptation will determine the effectiveness and longevity of your ministry.