Now Pay Attention

by Terry Linhart I recently attended a conference and watched a colleague approach our group. We made the usual small talk that happens when you see people but a few times a year. It was fun! I introduced my colleague to the others with me. A couple were college...

Evaluation isn’t Threatening: It’s Hope-Giving

When was the last time you conducted an evaluation of your leadership or ministry? More than a leadership retreat where a handful of high-capacity leaders shared their perspectives, I mean a check-up on a variety of qualities related to your ministry. Do you feel like you know the direction your organization is heading and what is likely around the next corner?

4 Questions to Check for Alignment

Leaders who lead well use a word like “alignment” regularly. Leaders pay attention to what they hear among their people, leaders, and community. They don’t just assume that it’s not serious. They know that little sounds can…