Leadership

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thinking of leadership as dance

  1. The Dance of Ministry

    Articles The Dance of Ministry

    A hundred pounds and two kids ago I was a dancer. In fact, I was a dance caller for the local contra dance group that meets every Friday night in Nashville. For those who…

  2. When "Some People" Complain

    Articles When "Some People" Complain

    Pastor Smith is winding down after a long day of ministry. Her first six months in her new church have had their challenges, but overall she feels like she’s being accepted…

  3. Dealing with Anonymous Critics

    Articles Dealing with Anonymous Critics

    I received some anonymous criticism last week. I’m one of those rare leaders who doesn’t automatically dismiss criticism from someone who doesn’t sign their…

  4. 10 Things that Kill Ministry

    Articles 10 Things that Kill Ministry

    Over the years of my ministry, I have learned – often, the hard way – that there are some things that can (and often do) kill ministry and have been known to kill a…

  5. The Quiet Pastor: Affirming Different Personalities in Ministry

    Articles The Quiet Pastor: Affirming Different Personalities in Ministry

    Pastors come in different shapes and sizes. Each one brings a unique ministry that is expressed through his or her personality. Pastors' personalities allow them to excel in some…

  6. 7 Steps When You Are Frustrated Enough To Quit… But Can’t

    Blog 7 Steps When You Are Frustrated Enough To Quit… But Can’t

    I was talking to a staff member of a church recently who is ready to quit. But, he can’t. What he’s experiencing is not depression, in my opinion. It could turn into…