Leadership Multiplication

...the ranks of non-believers. So don’t be fooled into thinking leadership development and evangelism aren’t twins, because they are. For churches, leadership development also means spiritual growth. Never forget that....

Leadership Lessons from the Movie Ender’s Game

...Ender’s Game because it’s one of the best “levels of leadership” movies I’ve ever seen. SPOILER ALERT (SORTA) In the next few paragraphs I’m going to talk about character/leadership development....

Leadership Roles

...management functions and issues rather than on providing spiritual, directional leadership in the congregation. Sort Expectations The more your Leadership Team can hone and sharpen your functional role, the more...

Barriers to Effective Leadership Teams Part 1

...light of this, are we surprised that “leadership teams” rarely provide leadership? It takes time for a group to prayerfully discern their role as a leadership team in “this congregation...

How to Undermine Church Leadership in One Easy Step

The church had done all the hard work of building a solid foundation. They identified their mission, vision, and values and they developed both membership and leadership covenants. It looked...

Effective Leadership Demands High Trust

...implicitly trust. If you don’t trust them, don’t put them into leadership. PERIOD. If you don’t trust people, don’t put them into leadership. Tweet This Under no circumstance should you...

More on Leadership

...the “no otherwise” in your leadership? Share yours in the Comments section below. You Might Also Like: Assertive vs. Dictatorial Leadership Effective Leadership Demands High Trust Managerial Aspects of Leadership...

Don’t Make These Five Leadership Selection Gaffs

...rules for making good leadership choices and Bill Easum and I go over them in the Effective Staffing for Vital Churches book. But if you opt out of these five leadership...

Tip One: Take a Close Look at Your Leadership System

There are two components making up the “leadership system” in most congregations: the board and the operational management team. This cohort is the formal leadership group, or groups, that execute...