5 Apps That Will Help You Save Time

5 Apps That Will Help You Save Time

by Matt McKee Modern life comes packed with a lot of hassles that eat your time. There is a lot that eats up our time on a daily basis such as trying to decide what you are going to eat for lunch, etc. However, there are certain apps that can help you deal with these inconveniences easily. The best ones are listed below: Automate Day To Day Tasks Little tasks such as backing up Facebook pictures, tracking prices, etc., can consume a lot of time. However you can easily automate these tasks and... Read More
Being A Self-Aware Leader

Being A Self-Aware Leader

by Jenni Catron Most of us have difficulty seeing ourselves as others see us. We can as easily be over impressed with ourselves as under impressed. Some of us have overinflated egos, and others of us are so self-deprecating that we suffer from extremely low self-worth. Both ends of the spectrum are dangerous to our ability to lead well. Self-awareness is being observant enough to know when you’re getting in the way of yourself. Whether you think too highly of yourself or too little, learning... Read More
4 Tips For When You Have To Take Risks

4 Tips For When You Have To Take Risks

by Jeremy Holbrook Other than the start of a new school year in the fall, a new year seems to be the next best time on the calendar to implement change in ministry. And though January is gone, there’s still plenty of time left in 2016 to consider new changes and risks for improving your ministry. But why would we change a ministry strategy? Why take a risk? We first must come to an understanding that the way we measure success must be ultimately different when it comes to spiritual... Read More
We Learn More When We Learn Together

We Learn More When We Learn Together

by Bre Hallberg On every resolution list we always say that this the year we are going to learn more as a leader. We create lists of books to read, blogs to subscribe to, we download podcasts and cue up TED talks. But then somewhere around February life gets in the way. Our intentions are good, but our desire to be learners gets lost in the busyness of life. Maybe we are learning wrong. I recently read an article in the Harvard Business Review that says psychologists’ have made a compelling... Read More
Your Mission Begins With You

Your Mission Begins With You

Take a minute to think about the mission of your ministry. You can most likely tell me in less than a minute what your mission is and what your vision is. It’s important to you. It’s why you do everything that you do. Now take a minute to think about the people around you. Your staff, your volunteers, and your leaders. What do their daily interactions show you? Are they tired? Burned out? Stressed? Exhausted? Can you remember the last time they took some time off? Now ask those same questions... Read More