More Church Leaders – Stronger Church Leaders

Conference and Live Stream Saturday, November 4 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Eastern (9 a.m.-12 p.m. Central) Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC The Lewis Center for Church Leadership is hosting a livestream event on Saturday, November 4 to help churches leverage leadership potential within Continue reading More Church Leaders – Stronger Church Leaders

Name your mission, develop strategies, and then evaluate impact

by Dave Odom Clarifying mission is just the first step. Leaders must then align strategies with the desired impact, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. The question, “What is your mission?” sends waves of panic through many Continue reading Name your mission, develop strategies, and then evaluate impact

The Self-Aware Leader: Discovering Your Blind Spots to Reach Your Ministry Potential

by Terry Linhart Linhart’s new book is a wonderful handbook for discovering and developing self-awareness – which is necessary for authentic and effective Christian ministry leadership. Self-aware leaders are the key to vision focused leadership. Effective ministry begins here. You’ve studied what Continue reading The Self-Aware Leader: Discovering Your Blind Spots to Reach Your Ministry Potential

Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory

by Tod Bolsinger Bolsinger’s comparison of the Lewis and Clark expedition with leading the Christian church in today’s uncharted territory is still my favorite read for pastors and lay people in leadership. He captures the essence of leadership as we work Continue reading Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory