If we’re honest, it’s pretty easy to see the functional Great Commission in North America: Go into all the world and make more worship attenders, baptizing them in the name of small groups, and teaching them to volunteer a few times a month
Once you're clear on vision, it impacts every other initiative and area of ministry.
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Ten mistakes that too many pastors make during their first year in a new role.
At the end of the day, it’s about this: Real Church Growth = Organized Disciple-Making.
Read a note from Will Mancini welcoming you to the Vision Room and pointing some key features designed just for you.
Ministry leaders must take a day off each week for the sake of their own health, both physical and spiritual health. Without a time to rest, leaders will burn out or implode.
There are three parts to getting God’s vision for your ministry.
If you want to gain influence and credibility with people working alongside you, learn to understand, practice, and complete the leadership loop with them.
Six major adjustments real churches that had real turnarounds made when most people said it was impossible.
If Dunkin’ isn’t in the donut business but the food and beverage business, and Weight Watchers isn’t in the diet business but the health and wellness business, what about the church?
True fulfillment as a Christ-following leader comes from a deep sense of two key understandings.
When we focus on discipleship as first priority, leadership skills are caught.
Like unique lamps or furniture, a well-designed life will have a look and feel all of its own. You can use design thinking to create a life that is meaningful, joyful, and fulfilling.
One word will make the difference between people smiling and nodding when you cast vision from the mission – or being moved to imagine and envision themselves on-mission in everyday life.
The work of the minister, pastor, elder, and/or church leader is to equip the church as a whole and believers individually for God’s work in the world. How is a church leader to engage in personal development?
Are you experiencing any of these three common leadership pitfalls that can lead to volunteer dropout?
When should you rewrite your mission?
Leaders who want to become a positive influence with their peers must learn how to overcome the tendency to be critical and become a critical thinker.
The practice of biblical hospitality is unique because it reaches out to those who cannot reciprocate. The very best hospitality is that which is bestowed, not exchanged.
In any scenario, cue most leader’s worst nightmare: giving a talk with zero prep time. How do you not just panic, throw up, freeze like a deer in the headlights or ramble on like someone who had their brain removed?
Here are 12 signs you’re just placing volunteers… not developing leaders.
Your main job as a leader is to remind your congregation continually of your church’s vision. Everything else you can delegate. You can’t delegate vision.