Leadership is Love

By Jerry D. Porter Leadership is about loving others. You cannot motivate or lead someone you do not love, and you cannot lead someone who does not love you. Leadership is all about loving relationships.… Read More

Making Things Happen! What’s That Mean?

By J.K. Warrick David Staal is the senior editor for Building Church Leaders and serves as president of Kids Hope USA. He has served on staff at Willow Creek and is a senior editor of Christianity Today. He… Read More

Celebrate Clergy Appreciation Month

Resources: Throughout the month of October, churches around the world will show their appreciation for clergy and pastoral staff members in a variety of ways. These men and women can be celebrated through personal notes… Read More

October is Pastor Appreciation Month

Feature: Clergy Appreciation Month began in 1992 as a way to encourage congregations to show their appreciation, love and support for their pastors. This affirmation can provide new life and energy for a pastor who… Read More

Don’t be a Victim! How to Avoid Card Skimming

Technology is a double-edged sword. Technology has definitely made our lives so much easier and a lot more convenient. This is especially true when it comes to banking! Gone are the days when the only way… Read More

Building a Ministry Team

By David W. Graves I believe that in every church there are individuals who have a deep desire to make an impact for God. They are committed to God, to the church, and to helping… Read More

Ten Commandments of Conflict and Crisis! Are you a leader – don’t miss this!

Editorial: Over the years, Bill Hybels has learned to deal with conflict. As pastor of the influential and innovative Willow Creek Community Church in Illinois, he and his team have discovered the following 10 nonnegotiable… Read More

No, the ‘Safest Place’ Isn’t the Center of God’s Will

It's important not to misunderstand the phrase! Corrie ten Boom, a Dutch Christian who was imprisoned for helping Jews escape the Nazis, coined the famous phrase, “The safest place is in the center of God’s… Read More

Looking Forward in Hope

By David A. Busic Dr. David A. Busic The last few months have been exceedingly difficult for the global family. News of violence, racism, terrorism, suffering, and great tragedy seem to… Read More

Are You Unequally Yoked? 7 Types of Partnership in Cross-Cultural Ministry

Craig Greenfield: Everyone loves "participation" and "empowerment". A lot of people talk a good "partnership" game. But there is partnership. And then there is partnership. You know what I mean? A lot of what we do… Read More