Management and leadership skills are different, yet complimentary. Managers are tasked with the responsibility of enforcing policies and protocols, while also ensuring the jobs of…

  By Phil Cook/Charisma News via:blackchristiannews   My team at Cooke Pictures gets hired when a church, ministry or nonprofit organization is losing its voice. Perhaps you’ve experienced a similar situation: Despite doing great work in the community–like building homeless shelters, drug treatment centers or food banks–your ministry still lives hand to mouth. Or, as […]

By Thom S. Rainer via:christianpost I am especially grateful to have the opportunity to hear from pastors’ wives since much of my focus is on pastors. Our recent, informal survey simply asked the open-ended question: “What do you wish you had been told before you became a minister’s wife?” Thank you to the pastors’ wives […]

    By J. Lee Grady   via:blackchristiannews   A friend of mine from England recently asked me for counsel regarding a serious dilemma. His pastor had been involved in extramarital affairs, yet the man never stepped down after the scandal. My friend grew increasingly uncomfortable. Then he became alarmed when the embattled pastor announced […]

via:christianpost A church consultant says that when it comes to pastors’ salaries, the small minority of preachers who live lavishly should not be reason to underpay the other 400,000 pastors leading churches. A pastor’s salary is a quiet issue, Thom Rainer, president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, acknowledged in a December blog post. It […]

  By Thom S. Rainer   via:christianpost   When I led a church consultation company, one of the more common facets of my consultation was an on-site visit to a worship service. The person I hired to conduct the visit could know nothing about the church. Ideally this “mystery guest” would be an unchurched person, […]

  via:christianpost     Ed and Lisa Young, authors of the New York Times bestseller Sexperiment, have seen many churches and marriages devastated by church leaders who think that sexual sin and infidelity can’t happen to them. As a wake-up call to church leaders, the couple recently gave a lecture warning leaders of pitfalls leading […]

  By Perry Noble   via:christianpost   Cherie Duffey is over our entire children’s ministry here at NewSpringChurch…and is one of the BEST leaders I’ve ever seen in my life. Today she shares with us some insights on being a female in leadership.  Being a female leader in ministry has always been so intimidating for […]

  via:christianpost   America is one of the fastest-growing mission fields in the world, the most recent issue of Unfinished magazine says, but if Christians are not careful they will miss opportunities to reach their “least reached neighbors.”   The fall edition of the magazine, which is published by The Mission Society, focuses on the […]


Via: defendernetwork.com The Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer has selected Congressman Al Green (TX-09) to be an Assistant Whip for the Democratic Caucus during the 112th Congress.