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9 Keys to Preaching a Lousy Sermon

<b>Most people, when they preach, want to do well. Right?</b><p>Most people want others to experience God, encounter truth, and leave changed. Most people want …

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We had just spent a full day of training. My students got to hear from a variety of speakers. I walked out of the conference hall and headed toward a …

10 Signs You Are An Insecure Leader!

#1 – You see people as working for you and not with you.<p>#2 – Everyone who pushes back on any of your ideas is automatically branded as disloyal. …

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32 Leadership Quotes From Michael Lukaszewski – Live Notes From The Orange Conference

onApril 24, 2013in Church Leadership<p>For the next three days, I will be attending the Orange Conference in Atlanta, Ga.<p>This afternoon, Michael …

14 Free and Simple Digital Media Tools

Wavosaur: Although it only works on Windows operating systems and is barely half a megabyte in size, Wavosaur still has some pretty advanced …

7 Confessions of a "Sucky" Pastor

7 Confessions of a “Sucky” Pastor<p>April 10, 2013 8 comments Article<p><b>69</b> Flares <b>69</b> Flares ×<p>I have been doing some form of pastoring for almost 30-years, …

Isolated Leadership: Dangers and Solutions

Isolated leaders inevitably run down, grow ineffective, and become irrelevant. Closed systems die slow deaths.<p><b>Don’t wait for the energy fairy. She</b> …

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly

Marcy Twete is a career fundraiser turned corporate responsibility executive, a career and networking expert and the author of the book "You Know …

20 Most Popular Church Management Software Solutions [Infographic]

Pastors, church communicators, and church leaders need a reliable and efficient way to collect, organize, and manage church member data. This is data …

5 Ways to Do Church Communication on the Cheap

“If I had an unlimited communications budget, then I would _______.”<p>I would make a pretty confident bet that no church has dedicated an unlimited …

25 Ways to Stay Employed

It’s no secret: life is uncertain. Restructuring, downsizing, and mergers can force companies to layoff even excellent performers. Many employees …

The Most Overlooked Key to a Growing Church

I believe the most overlooked key to growing a church is this: <b>We must loveunbelievers the way Jesus did.</b> Without His passion for the lost, we will be …

Leading On Empty, by Wayne Cordeiro

Leadership Starts With You

You want to be a leader but where do you start? It doesn’t start with a certain position. It doesn’t start with finding followers. It definitely …

Diagnose and Cure Team Drift

One of the most common complaints I hear from managers is, “I want to re-energize our team. We used to be cohesive and enjoy working together. Now everyone is focused on their own piece, and we’re so busy we hardly have time to talk with each other anymore.”<p>I’ve experienced this myself. Many years …

6 Leadership Styles And When You Should Use Them

Great leaders choose their leadership styles like a golfer chooses a club: with a clear understanding of the end goal and the best tool for the job.<p>Taking a team from ordinary to extraordinary means understanding and embracing the difference between management and leadership. According to writer …

Ten Moments and Lessons from 20 Years of Marriage

My husband and I are celebrating 20 years of married life today.<p>Here are 10 memorable moments, in order of occurrence, as much as I can remember:<p>On …

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30 Tech Skills That Will Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

But it's an ever-changing target. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not.<p>Job site Dice.com just sent us a list of tech skills that are worth over $100,000 a year. And that's just salary — a new job might also net you bonuses, stock options and the like. (Link, registration required.)<p>Dice is a …

Creating an Annual Preaching Calendar

Do you have an annual teaching calendar? Do you have a plan for when to talk about what? Does your preaching schedule reflect your teaching …

10 Things I Have Learned Leading Church Change

I left the church planting world to help revitalize and grow an established church. It’s proven to be challenging – maybe slightly more than I …

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<b>1. Get feedback on your message BEFORE you preach it.</b> Feedback after the fact is great, but if you seek input before you preach, you can make your …

Finding Your Unique Voice as a Communicator

I grew up in a great church in Florida and was blessed to hear incredible messages as a teenager from Dr. Jerry Vines. Maybe you don’t know Dr. …

How to Influence Without Authority

Back in the good old days, if you were in a position of authority, you could just announce what needed to be done and assume it would be carried out. …

12 Ways to”Shoot Yourself in the Foot” as a Pastor

Want to “shoot yourself in the foot” as a pastor?<p>Here are a dozen ways:<p>Do life alone and trust no one<p>Question everyone’s motive<p>Don’t know key …

10 Mistakes Teaching Pastors Need to Avoid

Over my vacation a few weeks ago, I finished reading <i>How To Deliver A TED Talk: Secrets Of The World’s Most Inspiring Presentations</i> by Jeremey …