We all know what our churches were like before COVID-19 and how the pandemic has forced change. What can a pastor take away from all that’s happened—and where is the Church heading next? (more…)
Lives are shattered right now, inside and outside the Church. Fighting the pandemic has led to an economic downfall, heightened mental health challenges, and other fallout. Even healthy people with job security and no children to suddenly homeschool are burdened by uncertainty and loneliness.
As a church leader, what can you do? [Read more…]
By Brian Beauford
Every church needs a church leadership pipeline—a system for identifying, training, equipping, and empowering leaders. In my experience, a healthy leadership pipeline has six levels: [Read more…]
Generosity is part of who God is—there are thousands of Bible verses that teach us about his generous character. We can also learn about biblical generosity from one another. Because we’re created to live in community, we are designed to care for and meet each other’s needs. [Read more…]
Leadership does not begin with a title or position. It begins the moment you are concerned more about others’ flourishing than you are about your own. — Andy Crouch, Strong and Weak1
Leadership means risk. One of the most significant risks a leader takes is choosing future leaders. While we’ve all experienced incompetent or unhelpful leaders, we’ve also experienced mature, generous, and compassionate leaders—the kind of leaders we want to emulate. And multiply. [Read more…]