Being a bi-vocational pastor is becoming more and more common; in fact, I am a bi-vocational pastor. However, depending on the nature of your non-pastoral job, being a bi-vocational pastor can be challenging. Ron Edmondson has some wisdom in this area, and he shares 10 suggestions for bi-vocational pastors.
“Context is usually crucial for the best answers and the best solutions. I’ve said for years the difference in strategy and useful strategy is trust, context, and rich subject matter expertise.” Steve Graves shares three principles for your leadership toolbox.
An important part of leadership is establishing a vision for the team or work you’re leading and working toward the fulfillment of that vision. Daniel Im shares about why it’s important for you to add specificity to that vision.
Leaders, have you ever felt like you just need to take a step back and reinvent yourselves or the way you lead? This can be healthy and helpful, as Selma Wilson explains.
I am thankful for Ronnie Floyd’s service to his church, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the kingdom of God. He’s learned a lot in 30 years of ministry, and he shared some wisdom with the LifeWay Pastors blog.