The Leadership Crisis of Belief

The leadership crisis of belief.

Every leader faces that point…will this work?

Can I do it? Will they follow? Should I give up? Should I keep going?

The crisis of belief period is real. It’s normal. It’s part of leadership.

In every new venture.

With every bold move.

With every meaningful change.

With every act [...] Continue Reading…

The Fuzziness of a Healthy Team

Clarity is king. Clear communication is vital for a healthy organization.


Some things are fuzzy on a healthy team. Indistinct. Muddled. Unclear.

I know. Seems strange, but it’s actually healthy.

Let me explain.
Here are 3 examples of the fuzziness of a healthy team:
The lines of authority are blurred – In some of [...] Continue Reading…

7 Ways to Support Your Pastor on Sunday

Sunday mornings are a stressful time for pastors. My ministry includes interacting with dozens of pastors each week. It appears to me that there are some common experiences on Sunday morning for many of us.

I also know most people who love their church…and love their pastor…want to help any [...] Continue Reading…

Twitter’s New Vine App – Opportunities for the Ministry

This is another guest post by Ben Lichtenwalner (see also “Top 5 Business Professional Confessions”). Ben is a technology executive with a passion for servant leadership. His blog,, is a platform for spreading servant leadership awareness, adoption and action. You can follow Ben on Twitter at@BLichtenwalner.

I didn’t originally [...] Continue Reading…

One Suggestion to Take Stress from the Hiring Process

There is so much stress involved in hiring the right person for the team. I have a suggestion with may help.

We recently did this with several new staff positions on our team.
Build the job description around the person.
Set the vision for the job, hire the best person you can [...] Continue Reading…

Pastor, how are you on Facebook so much?

I’ve posted a similar answer to this before but in my new role some are asking the question again: Pastor, how are you on Facebook so much?

I honestly think the real question is “Why?” and some think it means I don’t work very much, but if only they knew.

Perhaps, [...] Continue Reading…

The 12 Essentials of Church Communications

The church is the hope of the world. As church leaders we have the responsibility of communicating the greatest message known to mankind; the only message capable of changing a person’s entire eternity.

The weight of that responsibility is both profound and incredible. It moves us to action and demands [...] Continue Reading…