A pastor without a healthy marriage is going to have significant difficulty leading the local church effectively. Healthy pastors lead healthy churches, and if a pastor’s marriage is in disrepair, so will the church be. Mark Dance shares about where pastors can get help for their marriages—don’t hesitate to get help if you need it!
“Just because you have the instincts for leadership doesn’t make you a great leader. Great leadership is also about cultivating the right habits and disciplines.” Carey Nieuwhof shares 21 things all great leaders do.
Amidst the busyness and hustle-and-bustle of leadership, no matter where you’re leading, it can be easy to miss the point of leadership. We miss the forest for the trees, as the old cliché goes. God is the point of leadership. Brad Watson shares three clues you may see if you’ve begun to forget that.
Ron Edmondson writes, “As leaders, we aren’t always honest about how we are feeling – especially the fears we have as a leader. It’s almost as if there’s an unwritten rule we have to hide our true emotions because, if people knew what we were really feeling they may not respect us, they may not follow us, and – just being candid – they may not even like us.” Learn from Ron as he shares five hidden fears of many leaders.
Perhaps you’re reading this and you’re a millennial straight out of college, unsure of where you are supposed to be, and how you best fit into the workplace. Perhaps you also know the Lord has gifted you with some leadership skills that help you love others well as you pursue a goal together. Here are five questions aspiring leaders should be asking themselves, from the Verge Network.