One of the Worst Leadership Mistakes We Make as Pastors (And Leaders)

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There are many leadership mistakes we make as pastors. I’m certain I make one nearly everyday.

This post is only about one mistake. One of the worst.

And, frankly, I’m as guilty of this one as anyone. I think most of us are prone to making this mistake. In any realm [...] Continue Reading…

7 Helpful Skills for Pastors Leading Growing Churches

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I came close to titling these “essential” skills, but I knew that was unfair. God can and does work through all different types of people. But, He has appointed some to be leaders, some teachers, etc. And, I know this from my experience working with and hearing from dozens [...] Continue Reading…

12 Ways Christians Can be Less Mean

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I wrote a post recently encouraging Christians to be less mean — especially online. It was called “When Did Christians Become So Mean?”

It seems to me, we’ve lost some of our civility when it comes to what we post on social media. We are quick to blast a company [...] Continue Reading…

My Greatest Success in Life

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I was interviewed recently for a leadership podcast. One of the questions took me by surprise at first. I have been interviewed for this type of thing many times and so answers usually come fairly easily. They didn’t this time. At least to this question.

The question:

What has been your [...] Continue Reading…

The Downside of NOT Being a Controlling Leader

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I have a pet peeve about leadership. Actually lots.

But, this one is especially strong.
I have a pet peeve against controlling leadership.
I hate it. It’s so counter-productive to progress. It holds the team back from reaching it’s full potential. It stifles leaders. It never builds healthy teams.

And, the fact is [...] Continue Reading…