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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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 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...