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...
Women in authority

Women, Teaching, and Authority

Women, teaching and authority. What is the proper role for a woman in ministry? Does the Lord actually make a difference in gifting or...
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...
Dealing with disciples

Dealing with Disciples & Disappointment

Dealing with disciples and the disappointment they cause is one of the hardest things to overcome as a leader in the body of Christ....
Church Ministry Titles

A Message to His Holy Highness the Worshipful Bishop Rev. Dr. Apostle Grand Poobah...

Jesus just wasn't into titles. We shouldn't be either. I am often asked if I have a title, and my answer doesn't satisfy some people....
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...
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...
Emerging Church leader

Letter to an Emerging Church Leader-George Dunn

After our discussion this morning, I found myself meditating and thinking about the compound word leadership. Leader + ship.Of course the picture in my...
king

The Search for a King, a Leadership parable

The Search for a King, a Leadership parable is a short story that explains how the Lord chooses His leaders. “During my military career I...
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...
controlling church pastor

Confessions of a Controlling Church Pastor

What I am about to write I pray is birthed in my love for Christ's Church. I pray that it is motivated by the...
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...
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,...
new testament leadership

Love is the Power of New Testament Leadership by Michael Rose

One of the things we like to do as human beings is to figure out whose in charge, who runs things or if you...
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...
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...
clones

Sons vs. Clones; Avoiding Christian Clones

We don't need to make Christian Clones. Those who count themselves as fathers need to be mindful that to be effective in the discipleship...
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...
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...