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...
Women in Ministry

The Ministry of Women Redefined

The Ministry of Women Redefined was originally published as a book by Jon Zens called "What's with Paul and Women?" This is an excerpt...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Rare Seed of Men

A Rare Seed of Men in Leadership

Like the slogan “a rare breed of men,” God has reserved for His purposes a rare SEED of men in leadership. God says the...
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....
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...
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...
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...
Making Disciples

Making Disciples or Making Clones by Michael Rose

Have you ever experienced a situation where someone, in the name of Jesus, tried to fashion you into their own image of Jesus? As...

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...
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...
Fathering

Fathering: Helping Transition the Next Generation

Fathering: helping transition the next generation is a short article that caught my eye from my friend and brother Molong Nacua of the Philippines....
Celebrity Preachers

4 Fatal Flaws that Ruin Christian Ministers by Lee Grady

Our movement began unraveling a few years ago because of flawed leadership. We will not recover until we clean up our act. I spend a...
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...
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....
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...
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...