Are You Batman or Robin?
23 June 2014
When it comes to impacting teenagers for Christ, who’s the superhero and who’s the sidekick? Well, both Christian and secular researchers say you’re Robin and your students’ parents are Batman. I mean that parents who are only doing a mediocre job of impacting their kids’..
Ministerial Intelligence, Part Two: The Place
18 June 2014
In this little series we’re taking a look at what I call ministerial intelligence; the level of mastery one has over the three key components of ministry work. The higher one’s ministerial intelligence, the more likely he/she will find success and enjoyment in a ministry..
Leadership 401 – Advanced Leadership in 401 Words or Less
13 June 2014
Leadership Requires Relationship During the last two decades everyone wrote books on leadership as the study of this field become more popular. With all the books, programs, and models, how does one adopt a direction or style for his or her leadership? Bass, a transformational..
Ministerial Intelligence Part One: An Explanation
11 June 2014
I’ve been thinking a lot (maybe too much) lately about longevity in youth ministry; especially longevity in the same church/organization. And while my conclusions aren’t scientific and can certainly be argued against (in fact, please do!), I’ve identified what I’d like to call “ministerial intelligence”..