Success Should Never Rest on One

The following post is by Barnabas Piper. Barnabas serves as Brand Manager for  Ministry Grid at LifeWay. Piper blogs at The Blazing Center and is the author of The Pastors Kid: Finding Your Own Faith and Identity and the forthcoming Help My Unbelief: Why Doubt Is Not The Enemy of Faith. Barnabas loves the Lord, the Church, and is extremely gifted. This […]

Links for Leaders 3/20/15

“Much of what a leader does can seem unproductive at times. For someone wired for production — progress — checklist completion — even wasted.” Helpful thoughts from Ron Edmondson on seven valuable, but seemingly tedious, tasks of a leader. Being young is great, but it can be scary at times, too—especially when you don’t know what […]

The Senior Pastor/Executive Pastor Fit

The role of “executive pastor” is a growing position in churches. While specifics change from context to context, typically the executive pastor leads the staff, oversees the daily operations, and provides strategic and administrative leadership to the church. Initially, the role was viewed as almost exclusive to very large churches where it was logically perceived […]

Links for Leaders 11/7/14

Those who are most successful in life and the pastorate are those who listen to others. We need to learn to receive counsel from others, whether it is from a trusted mega-church pastor, the old man who sits on the third row, or the little girl who has her feelings hurt. Josh King on hearing […]

Links for Leaders 10/17/14

Are you an individualistic leader? Are you too individualistic? How can you know for sure? Matt Perman shares some insight on the LifeWay Church Leaders blog. Most churches admit they need more leaders. Is your church doing everything it can to disciple and develop new, young leaders? Probably not, and Ron Edmondson explains why. Are you aware […]