If we’re going to be effective in hearing God and successful in walking with God, we have to develop certain...
One of the things that can easily destroy us is that we don't listen to the Holy Spirit's leading....
Sometimes, as busy pastors and leaders we think, "I've got so much to do I just can't take a Sabbath." NO, that's very wrong thinking. You'll kill yourself. For years I've had a plan for taking my Sabbath. Sometimes I found that I wasn't able to take a whole day off all at once, in one nice neat package, so then I'd take snip-its of Sabbaths. I'd take an afternoon here and a morning somewhere else, but basically one day out of seven I'd desist—it might be an afternoon here and a morning there, but it would total one day a week. Then I'd also take off every seventh weekend. I'd be out of the pulpit.
You communicate in three ways: through your words, your gestures, and through your spirit. Which do you think is most...
In my last post, I pointed out that asking how many hours a staff member should work is asking the wrong question.
– and worse, it’s a question with two different right answers. I then proceeded to look at the question of how many hours from a leader’s perspective. In this post we’ll look at it from a staff member’s perspective. From a leader’s perspective, the question of how many hours a staff member spends on the job or in the office is irrelevant (assuming of course their job is not to answer phones or be constantly available in a support role).
The following is a guest post from Pastor Wayne's good friend, Larry Osborne.
I’m often asked by other pastors and leaders about the best way to go about making major organizational and ministry changes.
My answer often surprises them. I usually tell them to, “Slow down.” It’s not what they expect from someone with a reputation as an innovator. Now let me be clear. I don’t tell them to stop. No way. But I often tell them to slow down. And here’s why.
We're excited to announce new developments for the Mentoring Leaders network.
Since 2011, we've brought you insight from Pastor Wayne Codeiro's storehouse of gems for established and developing leaders alike. Beginning this month,we will be increasing and expanding these resources to better serve you.
Here's what we'd like to bring you Monday - Thursday each week:
One of the common mistakes of a leader is taking on responsibilities that could easily be cared for by others. Overloading your own leadership plate with non-essentials is a surefire way to invite criticism and distrust. Here's an example. . .
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