Leadership

  1. Emotional Landmines: Leading When Explosions Occur

    Article Emotional Landmines: Leading When Explosions Occur

    For many the church is a place of comfort and support, but for leaders within congregations it's an emotional minefield. The emotional landmines leaders encounter sit below the…

  2. Youth Ministry Is More Than Your Title

    Article Youth Ministry Is More Than Your Title

    Our title may say “Minister to Students” or “Director of Youth Ministries,” but as the person responsible for youth ministry in a local church we…

  3. Stuck: Now What?

    Article Stuck: Now What?

    • By Bob Farr
    • Posted on February 17th, 2014

    As a church and as a group of people, United Methodists were forged through the American experience and experiment. Given the present social problems and cultural shifts facing…

  4. Review: Practicing Care in Rural Congregations and Communities

    Article Review: Practicing Care in Rural Congregations and Communities

    A reviewer’s confessional: I grew up on a rural southeast Kansas farm. We felt lucky to break even some years. I know firsthand the context of rural poverty, with a lack of…

  5. Sixteen and Influential

    Article Sixteen and Influential

    Last month the National Bureau of Economic Research released a study suggesting that the popular MTV show 16 and Pregnant was responsible for “a 5.7% reduction in teen…

  6. Lead Like a Hobbit

    Article Lead Like a Hobbit

    Over seventy-five years after the initial publication of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, director Peter Jackson is back with the second of three films following young Bilbo…

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