Category: Church Leadership
Over the past several years some friends and I have found ourselves striving to find ways to enhance community in the church. It’s a passion that we all share and we have given everything we have to it. We’ve had the chance to make friends with people and churches across the country who are creating [...]
Craig Groeschel, pastor of LifeChurch.tv releases his new book today, The Christian Atheist. It is available online or at a bookstore near you. What is a Christian Atheist? It is someone who believes in God, but lives as though He doesn’t exist. This book is hard-hitting and passionate! Craig will challenge you to think deeply [...]
This past weekend I was listening to the amazing song “Healer” written by Mike Guglielmucci. Worshipers all over the world were crazy about this song and called it anointed by God. That was until Mike’s world fell apart when he admitted to fabricating a story about having cancer. A story that negatively impacted the song [...]
Listen to Andy Stanley, pastor of North Point Community Church in Atlanta, GA as he explains how the next ideas for ministry and the church will be birthed from the folks 25 and under. Your Thoughts?
Since video preaching on multi-site church campuses have proven to be an effective model to reach people and accelerate church growth, there is yet another tool that is stirring another controversy among church leaders and believers. They’re pastors and ministry leaders who use 3D holograms as a means to preach in live worship services. Is [...]
Video interview from the C3 Creative Church Conference 2010 at Fellowship Church in Grapevine, TX. Ed Young, Jr. interviews his Father, Ed Young, Sr., pastor of Second Baptist Church in Houston, TX as they discuss different leadership issues that we never talk about in seminary.
Every now and then, I catch myself asking this question, “there has to be more than this?” More of what you ask? More of His presence, more of His word, more life, more anointing, more power, and deeper community with my relationships. Often times I get real tired of surface ministry, superficial relationships and watered [...]
Communication and relationships are the most important aspect of any church organization. Developing great relationships across the entire church staff, and not just within your department is crucial to the vision. In order to have unity and continue to stick to the vision of Shoreline Church – Unveiling God’s Love, I must be able to [...]
I remember the first time I heard the word “missional” several years ago. I looked it up in my Bible concordance – couldn’t find it there. Searched through some Bible commentaries – not there either. Hit the search engines and some obscure websites would come up. Today it’s quite a different story. Missional has the [...]
In order to stay sane and effective, there is one word we all must come to love, and it’s NO. I love this word. No – builds boundaries. No – directs a vision and calling. No – replaces confusion with clarity and direction. No also helps walk-out the different seasons of life. I’ll never forget [...]
Verge 2010 – Missional Community Conference (Feb. 4-6) @ Austin Stone Church, Austin, TX – Speakers: Frances Chan, Neil Cole, Mark Carter, Dave Ferguson, Alan Hirsch, Dave Gibbons, John Burke, Ed Stetzer, Hugh Halter and many others… Radicalis – For Radicals Only (Feb. 9-12) @ Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, CA – Speakers: Rick Warren, Andy [...]
In every ministry organization there is a leadership culture. That culture is created by events or community. Events ignite the process, but a life-giving community helps the process for real life change. Is your church organization driven by events or the process? Our prayer is that it’s both! The Growing Leaders team in Atlanta, GA [...]
This is our first time to survey the readers of ImpelMinistry.com. We want to make our website a valuable resource to our readers. So, in doing that effectively, we want to find out who is hanging out around here. This is a very unscientific survey to determine the type of leaders (both church staff and [...]