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The Maddening Paradox of Leadership

The work of a pastor has never been harder, at least in our lifetime, in lands that suffer no persecution. Every few weeks, we must reassess and re-organize the way we worship, make disciples, and care for each other. Churches are politicized. When regional governments change the rules for gatherings, one group advocates submission to... Read more

Real Leaders: 24 War-Time Leadership Lessons from 2020 | Real Faith

11 Nov Real Leaders: 24 War-Time Leadership Lessons from 2020 Posted at 03:00h in Blog by Mark Driscoll These notes accompany Pastor Mark’s Real Leaders podcast “24 War-Time Leadership Lessons from 2020” which can be found HERE on Apple and HERE on Spotify. 24 War-Time Leadership Lessons from 2020 Run to reality as quickly as... Read more

Hillsong NYC Pastor Carl Lentz Fired for ‘Leadership Issues, Moral Failures’

Hillsong NYC Pastor Carl Lentz Fired for 'Leadership Issues, Moral Failures' Pastor Carl Lentz, who is best known for his friendship with pop singer Justin Bieber, has been terminated from his leadership role at Hillsong East Coast.In an email obtained by Religion News Service, Hillsong founding pastor Brian Houston informed Hillsong East Coast staff and... Read more

Is Too Much Expertise Bad For Leadership? | RELEVANT

In 1990, a famous study was conducted by a Stanford student named Elizabeth Newton. She got a group of people together and divided them into Tappers and Listeners. She partnered a Tapper with a Listener and each was given a list of 25 popular songs like Happy Birthday or the Star-Spangled Banner. The tapper secretly... Read more

Called to Leadership | Real Faith

22 Oct Called to Leadership Posted at 14:33h in Blog by Grace Driscoll As women, God is constantly asking us to lead different people in different ways. If youre like me, you might struggle at times with accepting the mission. Ive found that women who feel confident to lead are often not ready or teachable.... Read more

Multi-Directional Leadership and the Conversation on Race and Justice – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Trevin Wax: When we don’t recognize and at least speak to challenges that are coming from different sides of the field what that does is it poisons the conversation to a large extent,... Read more

Introducing a Resource for Church Leadership

The church is experiencing a leadership crisis. What can we do to prevent pastors from leaving the ministry? For every celebrity pastor exiting the ministry in the spotlight, there are many more lesser-known pastors leaving in the shadows. Pastor and best-selling author Paul David Tripp argues that lurking behind every pastoral failure is the lack... Read more

Gospel-Centered Leadership: A 12-Day Devotional

This article is part of the ESV.org Reading Plans series. God's Word: The Church's Leadership Manual Lurking behind every leadership failure is the lack of a strong leadership community. But we don't need to grope in the dark for a new leadership model or manual. We already have one in the Bible and the gospel.... Read more

Podcast: The Church’s Leadership Crisis (Paul David Tripp)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. Guarding against Failure in Leadership In this episode, Paul Tripp discusses what he calls the leadership crisis in the church today. He explains what he has seen and heard from pastors that indicates there indeed is a crisis, why healthy leadership in the church depends... Read more

Review: The Uniform of Leadership by Jason Romano

In 2017 Jason Romano left his job at ESPN, where he had worked for 17 years, to start something new. He took a position with Sports Spectrum, the media company where sports and faith connect. Sports Spectrum had been a magazine since 1985, but it hadn’t fully adapted to the online media landscape. Romano helped... Read more

Franklin Graham blames unrest on ‘liberal, socialist-leaning leadership’

Franklin Graham(Photo: Facebook/Franklin Graham)Prominent evangelist Franklin Graham has warned of "all-out socialism" if Americans do not vote for leaders who "love this country, defend the Constitution, & support law & order." In a Twitter thread Monday, Graham warned about the consequences of complacency from evangelical conservatives and "every person who loves this country." He pointed... Read more

John Ortberg Has Stepped Down From Leadership at Menlo Church | RELEVANT Magazine

Popular author and speaker John Ortberg has resigned from his position at Menlo Church, the San Francisco megachurch he has led for nearly two decades. The resignation follows revelations about his handling of a church volunteer who had admitted an attraction to children. I have considered my seventeen years as pastor here to be... Read more

Leadership Savvy Doesnt Make a Pastor

I never liked the title “pastor.” My plan was to practice law and pursue politics. I was fascinated with leadership, and all those career tests told me I had a knack for it. But unexpectedly, at a youth summer camp my junior year of high school, I felt a distinct call to become a pastor.... Read more

A call to public leadership

(Photo: Unsplash/Edward Howell)The first words that came to mind were 'Lemmings' and 'cliff' even though that was very unfair to the rodents in question. The radio descriptions of a 'mass movement of people' to the beaches of Dorset were disturbing enough, but the subsequent TV footage was simply mind-blowing. People arrived in droves, apparently oblivious... Read more

Fixing the Leadership Deficit in Our Churches – TGC Africa

I am writing to agree with the recent article Dear pastor, why didnt you prepare me? For pastors should not only teach but also equip Christians, for all seasons. Shepherds are also trainers. My preferred viewpoint, however, is to frame the issue of preparing Christians within the broader context of mission. Christ commissioned the church... Read more

Leadership development remains crucial for sharing the Gospel – Mission Network News

International (MNN) All over the world, leaders are needed too run businesses, operate organizations, manage ministriesand share the Gospel. World Mission is developing great leaders for Christ, an especially vital piece of strategy to bring the Good News to unreached people groups. Greg Kelley of World Mission explains how leadership development is vital to the... Read more

Two Liberty University Football Players Are Transferring, Citing Leadership Issues at the School | RELEVANT Magazine

Tayvion Land and Kei’Trel Clark are joining fellow former Liberty University student-athlete Asia Todd in transferring from their school. Like Todd, both Land and Clark praised their time at the athletic department but cited racial insensitivity at the leadership level as their reason for leaving. Land, a rising sophomore who is the highest-rated recruit... Read more

On Eagles Wings to host virtual Warrior Leadership Summit – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) On Eagles Wings is moving their Warrior Leadership Summit to a virtual format due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The On Eagles Wings discipleship conference for Native American young people transforms lives and brings hope. This year, thats still going to happenjust not in person. Ron Hutchcraft explains how the ministry... Read more

Lebanon wants a change of leadership – again – Mission Network News

Lebanon (MNN) — Lebanese protests are calling for a new government. If that sounds familiar, its because locals called for the same thing last year. After a devastating economic crisis, locals called for reform. Lebanons Prime Minister stepped down in October, paving the way for new leadership in January. Now, protestors are asking for yet... Read more

Gospelbound: Moral Leadership for Turbulent Times

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: If Erik Larson writes the book, I read the book. It’s one of my simple rules of life. All the more so when he writes about one of the most dramatic... Read more

Nonprofits face uncertainty in funds, management, and the longer term

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — Because the world struggles on within the coronavirus pandemic, a number of teams are feeling the stress of a collapsing economic system, together with small companies and the unemployed. However one other group is struggling underneath the monetary pressure as effectively nonprofits and ministries. Spoken Worldwide is a Christian ministry that... Read more

Gospelbound: Ethical Management for Turbulent Occasions

[ad_1] The next is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Earlier than quoting in print, please verify the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: If Erik Larson writes the e book, I learn the e book. It’s one in every of my easy guidelines of life. All of the extra so when he... Read more

Bibles for China discusses New 12 months, new management, identical missional coronary heart

[ad_1] China (MNN) — Bibles for China has huge plans for 2020. They need to see Gods Phrase exit quicker and farther throughout China. For one, Wendell Rovenstine will likely be stepping down as president and making means for Kurt Rovenstine to take the helm. As the brand new president, Kurt Rovenstine will journey to... Read more

The Non-Negotiable Advantage in Management

[ad_1] Pass over one ingredient and the entire recipe falls aside. Some issues are simply important. Relating to main others, the duty is unimaginable with out belief. Thats as a result of belief is on the coronary heart of management. If youre referred to as to guide, youre referred to as to steward the belief... Read more

Creating ladies in management for the Nice Fee

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — Ladies are a robust drive for the Nice Fee, however fashionable missions hasn’t all the time included ladies effectively or identified tips on how to empower ladies in ministry. That is what Wendy Wilson desires to rectify as the chief director of Ladies’s Growth Observe and the mission advisor to the... Read more