Want some help with that? The power of delegation

Want some help with that? The power of delegation

When I was first planting a church many years ago, I found that I was getting tired and discouraged every few weeks. I prayed the psalms, crying out to God, asking for his help, praying for perspective. I was on the lookout for unconfessed sin. I tried counting my...
How to think biblically

How to think biblically

“Why are we talking about leadership and management? This is the church. We don’t want to bring all this secular business stuff into it.” You may have heard statements like this from parishioners. Or you may have said similar things yourself. Often when people talk...
New from Logan Leadership: The Leadership Skills Guides

New from Logan Leadership: The Leadership Skills Guides

If you’re feeling like you lack the tools needed to lead your ministry effectively, you’re not alone. It’s been said that “God doesn’t call the equipped, He equips the called.” Leadership challenges are not unique to any one church, or even any one denomination. In...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

At Christmas we celebrate the coming of Jesus in human flesh. As an infant, he was at his most defenseless. Jesus entered an insecure situation, where his parents were poor and traveling in an unfamiliar land. He entered a fallen world—one where a powerful king was...
Harmony between pastors and their boards?

Harmony between pastors and their boards?

Pastors often face frustration when the board seeks to micromanage and things get bogged down. So often there is confusion in churches over the role of the pastor, the staff, and the board. Frequently people are trying to play the wrong position for their role. John...