Do You Have What It Takes To Lead?

5 Attributes Every Leader Needs To Develop

Have you ever doubted your ability to lead? Maybe it happened when something didn’t go according to plan, or maybe it felt like no one was listening. Doubt will creep in, but it shouldn’t linger.

How a leader becomes confident in his or her ability doesn’t happen overnight. Confidence is a choice that comes from developing a:

Why Your Church Needs More Than A Youth Minister

I was asked in a radio interview, “Who has primary responsibility when it comes to teens and their faith formation?  Is it the parents, the church or teens who should own their faith?”

 

At the heart of the question is another one, “Who is responsible for whether a teen stays or leaves the church?”  The answer is:

How I’m Starting Over In Youth Ministry

4 Attitudes Every Person Starting Over Needs To Embrace

I’m the new guy once again.  As a kid, I hated being the new guy because there was a lot of unknown.  As an adult, there still is a lot of unknown with being new and that’s okay.  In fact, it’s better.

It’s going to be fun blogging to all of you from the perspective of someone who has been in ministry for over a decade and now as someone who is new.  As I settle into this new position I’m reminded that when you start over you need:

How To Survive The Trenches Of Ministry

4 Steps To Help You Heal And Refuel

If you feel drained, it’s normal.  Working for the church is draining but it can also be fulfilling.  You just need to know how to heal anytime you have been scarred.

While the temptation might be to grab a bag of chips, watch a Sylvester Stallone movie and then eat a bowl of ice cream (Okay, maybe that’s just me), there are better ways to recover from the pain and endure the journey by: