3 reasons to have a daily routine as a leader

I’m a list guy. Some of you have already stopped reading because of that fact. I will put something on my list that I’ve already done just to cross it off and feel the accomplishment. I know. I’m sick, right? Pray for me. I’m also a guy who loves routine. Those characteristics often go together, […]

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Excitement Builds for National Back to Church Sunday on September 21

Church leaders in Mississippi and Florida work together to engage local residents COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire — A national movement is gaining momentum as tens of thousands of churches prepare to welcome several million people to services all on the same day, Back to Church Sunday® on September 21. And in […]

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Church payroll and tax laws

What you need to know now

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: 3 reasons to hire for potential over experience

By Milan Ford In a recent study performed by professors at Stanford University and Harvard Business School, it was discovered that several industry-leading companies now favor new job candidates who appear to have the “potential” to succeed in the roles they were applying for over those who had already demonstrated some measure of success in […]

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The 6 reasons, 6 dos and 2 don’ts of the reprimand

There are six reasons for a reprimand … 1) Values are disregarded. Your business or team might have a high value of being on time to meetings. If this is violated multiple times, it could easily be reason for a reprimand. 2) Rules have been broken. Your teenager knows his curfew, yet violates it regularly. […]

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5 common preaching mistakes & how to fix them

Preaching week after week, year after year, is extremely challenging. Doing so with any degree of consistency and excellence is even more challenging. No preacher is at his or her best every weekend. Personal matters and church issues can hurt preparation time. Sometimes, the well just seems dry. There’s no freshness, no zip on the […]

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Florida church’s “Back to School” mission project fills hundreds of backpacks for local students

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale’s children’s ministry “Back to School” mission project collects hundreds of filled backpacks for local students

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Acoustics 101

What pastors need to know about how acoustics supports the spoken word

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Guinness World Record Event: Liquid Church Of NJ attempts to break record for most hunger relief packages assembled simultaneously

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ /PRNewswire — Earlier this month, more than 350 kids and volunteers demonstrated that you don’t need to be superhero to help with problems as widespread as hunger across our cities. Participants from Liquid Church’s Camp Rock program worked together on Friday, July 11, to break the Guinness World Record for most hunger relief […]

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4 keys to the first interview

Over my 25-plus years of ministry — I started when I was 10! — one quick realization was that hiring the right staff is crucial to any church. Obviously, good hiring applies to leaders of a volunteer organization, sports team or business, as well. One of the keys to a great hire is the first […]

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