Kevin Queen – Intimacy Over Impact

Prioritizing Intimacy Over Impact Ministry burnout: We’ve all been there, or at least at the brink of it, when the pace and demands of ministry work feel like too much. But here’s the thing: Church leaders aren’t getting burned out because they’re spending too much time in prayer or in God’s Word. They’re getting burned […]

Where Have the High Schoolers Gone?

Mowing my lawn. Grocery shopping. Filling the gas tank. These are all tasks I perform on a weekly basis. But here’s a new regularly occurring task I’ve recently added: handling calls from concerned lead, executive, or youth pastors troubled by the declining numbers in their youth group. We’ve greatly underestimated the pandemic’s impact on pre-teens […]

Moving From Management to Leadership

If you’re looking to cultivate a healthy team, look no further than the mirror; a healthy team starts with a healthy leader. But how do you know if you’re a healthy leader?  The first step to becoming a healthy leader is being able to lead yourself, according to Matt Tresidder, CEO and co-founder of Leadr, […]

How to Manage Your Time Like Jesus

The world is full of time management tools: books, planners, apps, programs, you name it. The abundance of these tools points to our culture’s increasing desire to be more productive with our time, but the stress remains. Church and nonprofit leaders in particular are constantly reporting feeling swamped and overwhelmed. So how can we find […]

How to Become AI Ready

Have you ever heard of FOLO? It’s one of the main reasons people – especially in ministry – avoid using AI.  FOLO stands for fear of looming obsolescence. You’ve probably heard this play out in comments like, “AI is going to take all our jobs,” and “AI will do all our work for us.” But […]

When to Promote From Within… and Top Mistakes to Avoid

The right hire is getting harder to find. With nearly 10 million job openings, it’s a candidate’s job market.  That’s why it’s important to assess when to hire from the outside—and when to promote from within your own organization. If you have an internal candidate willing to step up to the challenge, then promoting from […]

Executive Leaders: 3 Steps to Mastering Your Responsibilities

Sometimes, we just wish we could be good at everything.  As executive leaders and pastors, our job is incredibly broad. Simultaneously we need to discover vision, build a strategic plan, manage the business, pastor our staff, equip our volunteers, and support our pastor, all while forming people spiritually, building a healthy culture, and meeting the […]

Live Webinar Replay: Finding + Building Remarkable Nonprofit Teams

The world of nonprofit work has gone through significant transformations in recent years.  Faced with limited resources, so many nonprofits are trying to do more with less. Plus, building an effective team to fulfill the mission is becoming a bigger challenge than ever before. This challenge of team building hits nonprofits at the organizational level—as […]