Here are some leadership and productivity blog posts I have come across recently. 10 Questions to Ask when Providing Pastoral Care by Phone or Video Chat by Don Whitney "Don’t waste the opportunities provided by people’s isolation. The unusual circumstances may make possible better spiritual conversations with some people than you’ve ever had with them before. Having … [Read more...] about Weekend Leadership & Productivity Blog Posts Roundup
Christian Leadership Articles
Christian leadership articles to equip you to discover the marks of Christian leadership and explore what characteristics and traits are needed to become an effective and inspirational Christian leader.
You may be a Christian leader of many years' experience, in which case, these Christian leadership articles may serve as a reminder of what God continues to call you to. Or you may be just starting out in Christian leadership. If so, I pray these Christian leadership articles will inspire and equip you as you discover what being a Christian leader means for you.
I pray these articles will strengthen your sense of calling - the sense that your work (whether the clearly "spiritual" work of preaching and pastoral care, for example, and the more "mundane" work like administration) all has meaning and purpose. They will remind you that Christian leadership is demonstrated mainly through our attitudes and behaviour.
How many minutes have you had to yourself today? We live in a culture where we prize ourselves on being busy. What's the cure for busyness? The idea of taking time away from our busyness doesn't sit well with people in western society, including Christian leaders. How many of us - myself included - feel we have to reply "busy" when someone asks us how our day or week has … [Read more...] about The Cure for Busyness
Here are some leadership and productivity blog posts I have come across recently. 5 Reasons Your Time Famine Never Goes Away by Carey Nieuwhof "You worked all day, didn’t get finished, are prepping for tomorrow’s meeting at home with kids hanging off your neck (who want your time)…and you’re nowhere near done. Welcome to the club. Time famine—the perpetual sense that … [Read more...] about Weekend Leadership & Productivity Blog Posts Roundup
Are you too busy for a holiday? Do you have a hard time taking all the holidays you are given? Do you worry about who will cover for you? We've just returned from ten days in North Norfolk. Due to the Coronavirus lockdown, it's the first holiday we've had since Christmas, and we needed it. We had to make it a priority. And we're glad we did! Are you too valuable to take … [Read more...] about Are you too busy for a holiday?
Here are some leadership and productivity blog posts I have come across recently. The Abiding Value of Pastoral Friends by Darryl Dash "Get some pastor friends who’ve got your back. Find a friend you can call on short notice who’s been there too. Get some who are more mature and even a little battered who remind you a little of Jesus. Avoid those who are cynical and … [Read more...] about Weekend Leadership & Productivity Blog Posts Roundup