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Objectively Assessing Your Team

By Shawn Lovejoy: Have you ever hired someone who just wasn’t the right fit? How about promoted someone who wasn’t ready for it? In this episode of The CourageToLead Podcast with Shawn Lovejoy, Shawn shares what he has learned from the times he was too hasty when hiring or promoting. […]


Episode 594: Leading People You Don’t Like

By NewChurches.com: In Episode 594 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss how you lead people you don’t like. In This Episode, You’ll Discover: Why it’s important to learn how to handle difficult team members How prayer can draw you closer together  Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches): “In a multisite […]

Signs of a Distracted Leader

By Shawn Lovejoy: Focus is powerful. Leaders who are thriving during this current season of uncertainty keep the best of their energy and attention leveraged in the same direction. There are few limits to what relentlessly focused leaders and teams can accomplish. The opposite is also true… Distracted leaders and […]


Do You Have a Crew to Lead Change?

Home > Blog > Do You Have a Crew to Lead Change? Do You Have a Crew to Lead Change? By Todd Adkins In my early days of ministry, you would have found me guilty of viewing the people of our congregation as vessels to be filled instead of torches […]


Episode 532: Staffing for Planting a Church or Campus During COVID-19

by NewChurches.com: In Episode 531 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss staffing a new church plant or a new church campus during COVID. “When you think about a campus launch, and you want to launch during COVID, what does a staffing configuration look like? How much of […]


Great Leaders Protect the Mission

by Ken Adams: All teams succeed when they are unified. That is true of an athletic team, a business team, or a disciple making team. Can you imagine a professional or collegiate football team trying to win a championship if the quarterback is doing his own thing regardless of what […]

Projected Leadership

by Josh Chumley: I was a psych major in college and any good or bad psych major knows the infamous Sigmund Freud. One of the staples of a good Freudian theorist is the concept of projection. Basically, how you feel (anger, sadness, etc.) about your parents, authorities, other people in […]


Episode 514: Firing Someone You Don’t Want to Fire

By: New Churches In Episode 514 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss when you have to make the difficult decision to fire someone based on budget, not on performance. In This Episode, You’ll Discover: How to look at budget from a ministry perspectiveWhat creative ways you need […]

The Discipline of Celebration

By: Courage to Lead I have a confession.  I am a recovering perfectionist. By nature things are rarely ever “good enough.” I did say I am recovering. I have grown tremendously in this area.  These days I am able to embrace and enjoy the journey more because I have learned […]


5 Staff Roles Churches of Over 1,000 Should Add Now

by UnSeminary: In a recent survey, 66% of church leaders said they believe that when church returns, there will be many differences. [ref] It would appear that we’re headed towards the next normal. You and I are leading in a season that has drastically changed in a very short period […]