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The Pipeline is Shrinking: Reflections on the State of Church Planting

I recently spent a couple days with four pastor friends. All of us are in our 40s. All of us planted churches in our 20s and 30s. And all of us have …

Every Good Church Is Messy

I have been in the church for over twenty years now. I’ll never forget my first experience in a real Bible-believing, Spirit-filled, grace-singing …

5 Things Singles Wish Married Couples Knew

As my church has been going through 1 Corinthians, we’ve talked a lot about marriage and singleness. Ever since we looked at 1 Corinthians 7, I’ve …

Be Productive Anywhere: 8 Proven Strategies for Better Remote Work

After years of working from coffee shops and couches, there's one thing I'm certain of: working remotely is hard. <i>Incredibly</i> hard.On paper, it sounds …

The Unexpected Answers of God

In John 16:23–24, Jesus makes a stunning, sweeping, glorious promise to us:<p>“In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you, …

The Main Ingredient in Effective Prayer

It’s tragic how easily we can miss the main ingredient in effective prayer.<p>In our sin, we’ve been rewired to focus on us — on the steps we should …

Why Are Questions So Powerful? | Saturate

<b>Think back to some of your most powerful times of growth.</b><p>Maybe a friend or mentor challenged something you said by asking, “how can that be true?” …

Top performers - "You just need to get started" is bad advice

I’m fascinated by people at the top levels of every field. Whether it’s CEOs, best-selling authors, presidents, or even Jason Bourne in The Bourne …

Computer Science

Here's the productivity formula one Wharton professor uses to outwork almost everyone in his field

In 2009, 27-year-old behavioral scientist Adam Grant became an associate professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.<p>Within two years, he became the youngest professor to receive tenure at the school; within five years, he became the school's youngest full professor with …

Single, Satisfied, and Sent: Mission for the Not-Yet-Married

If you’re single, Satan is after you.<p>Okay, he’s after all of us, but there are some unique dangers in singleness — especially in unwanted singleness. …

Relationships

Leading Change

Given the profound and long-lasting impacts of rapid technological advances and globalization these days, one would be hard-pressed to name an …

The Five-Minute Coach

Coaches Lynne Cooper and Mariette Castellino present <i>The Five-Minute Coach</i> as a helpful step-by-step coaching guide to achieve amazing results fast. …

The Coaching Habit

Full disclosure: I am a big fan of Michael Bungay Stanier, and I was excited about his new book <i>The Coaching Habit</i> before I even read it. Once I had, …

Make Time for Work that Matters

Would you like to free up 20% of your workday to focus on responsibilities that really matter?<p>Research indicates that on average, knowledge workers spend 41% of their time on activities that offer little personal satisfaction and could be competently handled by others. Yet changing work habits to …

7 Steps to Developing Leaders in your Church - Brian Howard

I encounter few pastors who have any real plan for intentional leadership development.<p>Most, instead, rely on imported ready-made “leaders.” We say …

What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

Courtesy of NASA GSFC<p>As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, …

7 Unsung Habits of Highly Respected Managers

I used to be skeptical of people who claimed that they loved their jobs.Upon graduation from college, the sum total of my “relevant” work experience …

Your Success is Linked to 4 Types of People

Your success in the workplace is inextricably linked to your collaborations with other people. You must therefore know who will help and who will hinder your relevancy and sustainability in the workplace. There are four primary types of people (characters) you must always identify:<p><b>1. The Leader</b><p>The …

What Great Trainers Do

<i>What Great Trainers Do</i> is “the ultimate guide to delivering engaging and effective learning”. It is unashamedly subject matter specific. It is a …

Pour It Out

God doesn't intend pastors to burn out. There's a better way.

15 Clutter Busting Routines For Any Family

Several years ago, my family and I decided to start living a minimalist life. Since then, we have tried to remove all of the possessions from our …

Minimalism

Book Summary: "The One Minute Manager" by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson - Leadership - News - Raleigh, Durham, NC

Here's an oldie but goodie for you. Blanchard has coauthored over 30 best-selling books, including <i>The One Minute Manager</i> which has sold more than 13 …

The Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards in Categories - What's Best Next

As I’ve been working on my book on gospel-centered productivity, Jonathan Edward’s resolutions have been very relevant and significant. Edwards is an …

Communicate to Influence

Ben and Kelly Decker, authors of <i>Communicate to Influence: How to Inspire Your Audience to Action,</i> own Decker Communications, a global consultancy on …

9 Public-Speaking Lessons From The World's Greatest TED Talks

Depending on your perspective, 2006 was either a really bad year for public speaking or the start of a world-changing transformation. In that year the famous TED conference began streaming 18-minute presentations from the world’s top minds for free. Today TED talks are viewed more than two million …

Ten Questions to Guide Every Preacher

When it comes to preaching there's something even more important than what we say or how we say--it's our walk with God.<p>The following article is an …

4 Things I Want to Be as a Leader

Reading Nehemiah and Ezra has sort of wrecked me out recently. I am learning a lot from them about the kind of leader I want to be:<p>1. Broken-hearted …