Archive for 'Leadership'

“I Didn’t Care for Elevation Church”

“I Didn’t Care for Elevation Church”

Posted on 29. Nov, 2011 by .

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No, this is not a hate piece, just the opposite. I actually like Elevation and have learned a lot from Pastor Furtick. That quote came from a guy in my church that recently moved to Charlotte, NC.  Before he left, he asked me if I knew of any churches there that I would recommend.  Having […]

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5 Things You Must Do if You’re a Frustrated Church Planter

5 Things You Must Do if You’re a Frustrated Church Planter

Posted on 17. Apr, 2011 by .

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by Will Mancini. This post is from his site WillMancini.com on 3/18/11. If you have planted a church in the last three years, know that you are one of my heroes. What you do day in and day out requires more courage, sacrifice and perseverance than 90% of roles in ministry (at least in North […]

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Pastors and Affairs (Part 2 of 2)

Pastors and Affairs (Part 2 of 2)

Posted on 08. Apr, 2011 by .

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This post was written by Gary Lamb on 3/28/11 regarding Michael Lukaszewski’s recent confession. My phone, email, twitter and Facebook have been lit up in the last day with people wanting to know my thoughts on Michael Lukaszewski and all that has taken place the last few days.  I’ve known Michael for around 7 years […]

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Pastors and Affairs

Pastors and Affairs

Posted on 06. Apr, 2011 by .

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This post is from GaryLamb.org on June 29th, 2010. I know of five pastors (yes you read that right) who have resigned from their churches due to affairs in the last month, so I thought it might be worth the repost.  I have edited a little of it so it makes sense, but I’m telling […]

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Ten Reasons to Partner in Planting Now

Ten Reasons to Partner in Planting Now

Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 by .

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By Ed Stetzer The resurging interest in church planting has prompted a growing number of pastors and churches to ponder the value of planting new churches. Part of this deliberation inevitably involves the merits of planting independently versus partnering with other churches or networks. Many have found that church planting partnerships provide strengths and opportunities […]

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You’re not a church….yet (part 2 of 2)

You’re not a church….yet (part 2 of 2)

Posted on 16. Feb, 2011 by .

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When you’re planting a church, there’s a temptation to call yourself a church too soon. Everyone knows what a church is.  Everyone also has their own definition of what a church is. Chances are, what you have in the early stages of church planting looks nothing like anyone’s definition of a church. Which means that […]

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Book Review: When Leadership and Discipleship Collide (Part 2 of 2)

Book Review: When Leadership and Discipleship Collide (Part 2 of 2)

Posted on 11. Feb, 2011 by .

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Since ministry is the most important task with eternal consequences, church leaders should make every effort to be the best leaders in the world. Every ministry leader ought to take advantage of the leadership wisdom learned and passed on from others. The stakes are too high to not be a good leader. Most of the […]

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Book Review: When Leadership and Discipleship Collide (Part 1 of 2)

Book Review: When Leadership and Discipleship Collide (Part 1 of 2)

Posted on 10. Feb, 2011 by .

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Spent and hour this morning reading Bill Hybels’ short book When Leadership and Discipleship Collide.  Hybles, who is a leadership guru, shares his reflections on one of Jesus’ leadership decisions.  He noticed that although Jesus normally followed sound leadership principles, there were several times that he deliberately broke from them.  When he did it was […]

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Church Planting: Puritans or Separatists II

Church Planting: Puritans or Separatists II

Posted on 08. Feb, 2011 by .

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If you’re struggling as a church planter, perhaps God wasn’t calling you to church planting, but rather church revitalizing. Instead of church planting you might really enjoy the challenge of finding a struggling established church and leading it through a revitalization project. Church revitalizing is just as big of a need in America right now […]

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Church Planting: Puritans or Seperatist

Church Planting: Puritans or Seperatist

Posted on 07. Feb, 2011 by .

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Puritans and Separatists: If you look back at church history, both had a holy discontent concerning the current state of the church. Perhaps you felt the same way concerning the church you grew up in or recently served at on staff. You couldn’t help but see the disconnect between the New Testament Church and where […]

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