Shared Congregational Leadership Doesn’t Work

...of leadership, again it is the leader who has to make this happen by spending time over several years or decades forming a leadership pipeline that will result in not...

Managerial Aspects of Leadership

...But most pastors find it hard to implement the managerial side of leadership. Many can give some level of leadership but few take the time to do the managerial responsibilities....

Take Your Congregation’s Leadership Pulse

...merit badge of leadership is important. It is a rare, however, to find the designated men and women providing functional leadership to the gathered community of believers. Robert Hargrove observes,...

Role of Lay Leadership

...the church. We have placed so many checks and balances on leadership that we have hamstrung it to death. We are afraid of strong, biblical leadership. In our desire to...

Barriers to Effective Leadership Teams Part 2

For the week of March 14, 2005 Barriers to Effective Leadership Teams Part 2: The Presence of Fear By: John Laster There are three common, interrelated barriers to more effective...

Working Around the Pareto Leadership Principle

...only then do new leaders truly have the opportunity to step up. Rarely will a healthy, potential church ministry leader step into leadership when another ministry leader is leading. In...

Reggie McNeal, Revolution in Leadership

McNeal, ReggieRevolution in Leadership (Abingdon Press, 1998). McNeal sees Christianity at a crossroads that requires a new form of leadership …. apostolic leadership, the kind of leadership exhibited by the...

Mack, Michael, The Pocket Guide to Burn-Out Free Small Group Leadership

...group. His use of a core group of three to form a shepherding team is one of the most powerful suggestions I’ve seen to date on organizing small group leadership....

Leadership Covenants

...the leadership position expects A commitment to being a team player – no parking lot, after session, email, or telephone meetings that undermine a leadership decision. If the leader is...