Planning is vital to effective pastoral leadership, especially when it comes to the matter of preaching. Wayne McDill explains, “Preaching is too close to the heart of the preacher’s calling and commitments to be done poorly without serious regrets.”
“Everyone wants to be successful in life, but the truth is many people never really achieve what they set out to accomplish.” Ron Edmondson shares his wisdom about what it looks like to finish well in life and leadership—a vital topic.
Leaders: you must be flexible. A leader who is unwilling to adapt to changing circumstances will probably not be a leader long. Dr. Kent Ingle wrote a while back on the importance of a leader being able to shift gears without losing control.
Pastors and church leaders: this weekend is mother’s day. It’s important for churches to honor mothers this weekend, but it is equally important not to bring more sadness and despair on those who want to be mothers but cannot, or others in difficult situations. Selma Wilson shares some helpful thoughts on how pastors can navigate this weekend.
“The best coaches on the ball field and the best leaders in the office understand that to build a truly winning culture, you need to create intrinsic motivation.” Jordan Fliegel shares some tips on how to motivate your team well.