Leadership

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Woman leader sitting on her desk working.

What Does God Think of Strong Women?

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Some of you are shocked, and maybe a little offended, that I would ask this question because your instinctive response is, Of course God values strong women.
A woman is sitting sadly outside of the church

When a Church Leader I Trusted Hurt Me

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Six years ago, I had just arrived in a new city as a missionary and immediately set out to find a church to join. A friend introduced me to their church, and I quickly sensed a genuine, brotherly love among the congregation, so I decided to call it my new home church.

When I Was Offended By My Church

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I couldn't believe that they actually mailed me a letter. When I had completed the Small Group Leadership Training several weeks earlier, our Campus Pastor had informed the class that at the end of the training, some of us would, unfortunately, be receiving a letter stating that we were not currently fit to be small group leaders. I brushed off the possibility.

I'm 70 . . . And Still Learning What It Means to Serve

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Dear friend, I’m struggling to know how to begin. Maybe it’s because I still have so much to learn about what it means to tell others about anything, let alone something really important.

Am I Too Young To Lead In Church?

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At what age is a person old enough to become a leader in the church? We love having younger people serve, but when can they transition from serving into leading?
Soldiers in a trench during World War I

Remembering Anzac Day And An Exemplary Army Chaplain

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The call for a “padre” rang out down the line. Some poor “digger” (the colloquial term for an Australian soldier) had died and a chaplain was needed for the burial service.

ODJ: leading well

Pastor and author John Maxwell wrote, “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” In other words, if we don’t believe in the character, wisdom, and vision of a leader, we face the challenge of following someone we don’t trust or respect. David’s soldiers believed in him. They had been in battle with him. They had sweat and bled with him. They had ca

ODJ: great expectations


Most of us have an innate desire to help others.We work overtime to ensure that the company meets an important deadline. The sound engineer makes sure the new church sound system is ready for the Sunday service. A young man loses his job and his father offers to pay his rent. These stories remind us that we occasionally underestimate our influence. In contrast, we can also use our positions or aut

He tried to kill me!

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By Joanna Irungu I have been reading the books of Samuel and…