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Changing pastors? It’s okay!

The District Superintendent calls … “Your pastor is leaving.” What do you do next?

Sharp strategies for meetings

Meetings should be holy ground where the Spirit can act because people are gathered in common purpose.

Choosing ‘bold over cool’

The pastor shares how a church claimed their “congregational DNA.”

Avoiding pastor burnout

Information nor inspiration is enough. Pastors need to turn congregations into perspiration.

Why people resist change

Pastor Ron Edmondson asks, “Leader, are you paying attention to the emotions of change?”

The art of the ask

Learning how to be effective in asking others to support your ministry is a key to fruitful leadership, says Ann Michel.

5 ways to be innovative

Pastor and blogger Ben Gosden says he is “tired of church as usual.”

When volunteers aren’t working

This edition of Leading Ideas addresses what to do when the wrong people are on the bus.

THRIVE Youth Academy July 16-20, 2017

“Going to THRIVE was probably the best decision I’ve ever made. It helped me grow in my faith in God and helped me want to be a better leader.” ~2015 participant “THRIVE was a chance to get away from the stress of everyday life and relax in nature with God.” ~2016 participant THRIVE Youth Leadership… Continue Reading THRIVE Youth Academy July 16-20, 2017

Cycles of ministry

Every ministry has a lifespan. If old programs don’t die, there’s no resurrection of new ministries.

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