pass the baton

Why is it so Difficult to Pass the Baton?

Why is it so difficult to pass the baton to the next generation? Why do Christian Leaders (Bishops “Pastors” Elders) have so much trouble...
Bottom to Top Leadership

The Quest for Bottom-to-Top Leadership

What is Bottom-to-Top leadership?  Instead of Top to Bottom, it is the exact opposite of hierarchy. It looks like an inverted pyramid on paper....
Healthy Fathering

Healthy Fathering God’s Original Design for Making Disciples

Spiritual Fathering - If this was Gods best way to reveal Himself and make disciples what do you think will be our best way?
My Christian Leadership Story

My Christian Leadership Story by Mike Donahoe

I grew up in the traditional, organized church. I was always taught that the pastor was head of the church, and he had all...
how to discern false apostles

How to Discern False Apostles by Weibold/Newby

In the mid-1990s, there was a movement within Christendom that emphasized the restoration of apostles and prophets. Having just exited the “mega-church” scene, I...
Church Pastor Idol

Pastor Idolatry; Who’s Responsible?

The church has been on a pendulum swing for two thousand years from extremes of totally adoring leaders or some individualistic notion that “we...
a Living Example of Christ

Interview with a Living Example of Christ

I want to follow a living example of Christ. Our Christian culture has always been fascinated with the charisma, the preaching, and the gifts...
Swimming upstream

Swimming Upstream ain’t Easy, but Don’t Stop Now! by Don Nori

The forces against you are incredible, but you were made with the strength to buck the tide. Most look at you and wonder what...
Church Leadership Quotes

Church Leadership Quotes

The Lord gave these church leadership quotes to me in the early dawn. I had to get up to write them down quickly because...
Church leadership

Until the Current Church Leadership Learns

Until the current leadership of the Church learns that the Word of the Lord can come from anyone, at anytime and from anywhere, the...
Prophetic Leadership

The Harness of the Lord (Prophetic Leadership for 21st Century)

I remember receiving this word through brother Tom Bailey many MANY years ago while attending a house meeting in Crozet, Virginia. At that time...
Positional Authority

Positional Authority or Relational Authority?

Positional Authority or Relational Authority is the current debate among many in the church today. Most religious leaders want to maintain the religious traditions...
True Christian Leadership

True Christian Leadership is Upside Down by George Dunn

"Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with her sons, bowing down and making a request of Him. And He...
Redefining leadership

Redefining Leadership – To Lead or Not to Lead by Steve Crosby

Redefining leadership - to lead or not to lead, that is the question. A leader is not the chief visionary. A leader is not...

Organic Church Leadership

Is Organic Church Leadership an oxymoron or are there leaders in the Body of Christ today? As the administrator of the website named GodsLeader.com...
having no reputation

The Joy of Having No Reputation – by Frank Viola

Early in my Christian life, I sometimes thought about how many of us Christians would follow Jesus if we lived during His time? I...
two types of leaders

Two Types of Leaders: Which Will You Become? by Frank Viola

In our leadership-frenzied Christian culture, I've opted for a different label for leadership. That label is influence. Despite the unhealthy love-affair that countless Christians have...
top 10 church leadership articles 2013

The Top 10 Church Leadership Articles 2013

2013 is coming to a quick close and already there are signs of a coming spiritual revolution. Whether you have been ordained by men,...
Abusive pastors

Abusive Pastors & the Crazy $(&*@#%! they get away with by Kathy Escobar

I know some really amazing pastors in this world--dedicated and humble men and women who love people so well and truly care about their...
Manifest

Tucumán Manifest or Accords

The Tucuman Manifest was drafted during an event called Encuentro 2020 held during the first weeks of January in Tucuman Argentina. Tucuman is also...