10 Qualities of Influential Christians


by Amber Mann Riggs All Christians have the capacity to influence the people around us to live in such a way that reflects Jesus’ heart for the world. It doesn’t matter how wide your circle of influence is – how many friends, kids, Facebook acquaintances, or twitter followers you have, how large your church or community is, or how many work associates you have. What matters is the potential for depth in your realms of influence. When it comes to depth of influence, even though all Christians are re-created as leaders, there is a significant difference between passive leaders and active leaders: active leaders [...]

10 Qualities of Influential Christians2023-08-29T14:54:05-06:00

Why You Should Want to be an Effective Communicator


by Caitlin Meadows Do you think of yourself as a communicator? Maybe you’re an introvert who speaks as little as possible. Or maybe you’re a social butterfly who can strike up a conversation anywhere, anytime, with anyone. Chances are you’re somewhere in between the two – someone who appreciates keeping quiet but is able to hold a conversation when necessary. No matter what mix of the above you identify with, you are a communicator. To put it more broadly… We are all communicators I took my first communications class during my second year of college. It was a required speech class. [...]

Why You Should Want to be an Effective Communicator2023-08-29T14:48:19-06:00

4 Ways Active Listening Increases Your Influence


by Caitlin Meadows Everyone wants a boss who is an active listener. These sorts are a rare commodity, but when you come by one you feel like you’ve hit the career jackpot. The active listening boss is one who invites conversation. He asks for constructive feedback. She wants to know your ideas. He cares about your personal life. She puts away her devices when you approach her. A boss like this makes you feel respected and valued. He motivates you to do your job well simply by taking the time and putting in the effort to understand what you communicate. This [...]

4 Ways Active Listening Increases Your Influence2023-08-29T14:44:09-06:00

Leadership in Crisis


by Israel Steinmetz The world is a different place than it was just five months ago.   As I’m writing on the final day of April, there are over 3,000,000 confirmed global cases of COVID-19 and nearly a quarter of a million reported deaths. One-third of those three million cases are in the United States along with over 60,000 of those deaths.   In the wake of the COVID-19 health pandemic is a global economic crisis, impacting employment, manufacturing, the supply and food chain, and global markets. Here in the US we’re rapidly headed toward the worst financial crisis in our history. [...]

Leadership in Crisis2023-08-29T14:08:46-06:00

How Can Pastoral Ministry Be Small-Group Based Team Ministry?


by Loren Gjesdal The church has been my world. It has been my primary social circle, the highlight event of my week, and the most rewarding place to labor. Church has been my safe sanctuary from a declining culture. No longer. Paul tells the Ephesian church that the leadership gifts of the Spirit are given by God for “the equipping of the saints for the work of service….” (Eph 4:12). The church is to be much more than a place of sanctuary, it is to be a place of training. This means that as a church leader, I don’t come just [...]

How Can Pastoral Ministry Be Small-Group Based Team Ministry?2023-08-17T14:38:48-06:00

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