How to invest effectively in emerging leaders

How to invest effectively in emerging leaders

At all times in ministry, it’s important to be keeping an eye out for emerging leaders. But when you find them, how can you invest in developing them in a way that makes a difference? How to best engage with emerging leaders When you have identified people in whom you...
How to invest effectively in emerging leaders

Using coaching skills to develop leaders

Are you looking for new ways to develop multiplying leaders? One of the most effective ways to put your coaching skills to use is in developing leaders. Almost any role in ministry involves developing others. Rather than claiming the role of expert and teaching others...
Leading through crisis well

Leading through crisis well

Are you looking for a breath of fresh air in the midst of all the intensity? How about some hope for the future and inspiration for leading through crisis well? Leadership in times of crisis requires being grounded and maintaining perspective. A key element of leading...
Who will succeed you?

Who will succeed you?

No matter who we are, none of us is indispensable. Yet many leaders have not put much time or thought into considering who else could step into our shoes in the event of sickness, death, or other unforeseen events. Reflect on your own situation. Who could take on your...
Are you asking the right questions?

Are you asking the right questions?

How can you be sure you are asking the right questions to get to where you want to go? As you lead your church or ministry, the kinds of questions you’re asking make a big difference in where you’re going and what you do—or don’t do—in order to get there. For...

Spirit-guided community

Next time your people meet to dig into discipleship or leadership development, try this. Break people into groups of three. Then give one person the floor for thirty minutes to talk about they’re experiencing God and what they’re hearing from him. The other two people...