Make Us Live

Make Us LIve - Mentoring Leaders

Did you ever have a bone out of place? If you did, then you know that the pain is excruciating. Israel had bones out of place, bones that had been disjointed and the pain was excruciating. Instead of putting bones back in place—putting both vertical and horizontal relationships in place in their hearts—they would suffer in excruciating pain, seeing their economy go down and their lives go bad. Whenever Read More

No Neutrality

No Neutrality - Mentoring Leaders (1)

History has shown us that times do change and the older ways get replaced, sometimes by abuse, forgetfulness or error. But sometimes, we have a tendency to throw out the old for the new, simply for the sake of change.

My message is simple: I want to remind you again of our assignment in this world.

Dream Releasers

Dream Releasers - Mentoring Leaders

Dream Releasers who set the environment for doing church as a team must have one outstanding quality: security. Pastors and leaders, if you do not feel secure as a leader, you will find it virtually impossible to attract, develop or retain others. You cannot do church as a team while battling insecurity.

Mindful Leadership

Mindful Leadership- Mentoring Leaders

We know that the book of Timothy is a Pastoral epistle, which means a shepherding or coaching letter to young Timothy from Paul. This particular passage of scripture or Paul’s letter deals with guarding ones faith and trust in God because our trust in God can sometimes shy back, recuse itself, or become timid.

Building a Leadership Base

Building a Leadership Base - Mentoring Leaders

You have to make it as easy as possible for those leaders to start showing up. That’s why every healthy church culture works to provide an easy entrance into significant involvement.
Too often, only the well oriented and the veterans know the way. Doing church as a team opens the portals and lowers the threshold.

You Gotta See the Houses in the Forest

You Gotta See the Houses in the Forest - Mentoring Leaders

A dear pastor friend and I were talking over lunch one day. He was having trouble finding quality leaders in his church and he seemed on the verge of burnout from undertaking many of the ministry responsibilities himself.

“If I had a bigger church,” he observed, “there would be more leaders to choose from. But right now there just aren’t any!”

“Sure there are,” I replied “You just have to see them.”

Ministering to Different Groups

Ministering to Different Groups

Similarly, encourage the young men to be self-controlled.  In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about us.