As a generation known for lack of long-term commitments, Millennials are poor poster children for proven work and leadership. However, the tide is turning in churches and culture, with more young adults stepping into the forefront of businesses, arts, ministries, and more. Those of us identified as Millennials, between the ages of 20 and 35,
In its new Households of Faith report, Barna researchers claim that one of the many reasons “vibrant households” stand out from others is because they engage in “meaningful, fun. Quality time with both housemates and extended household members.” That includes playing games together (32%), sharing meals (63% eat breakfast as a family and 75% eat dinner
Ever have one of those mornings? You know—the mornings when you try to get up early for some quiet time with the Lord, but your kids beat you to the punch. So instead of starting the day with fuzzy slippers on your feet and a Bible in your hand, you juggle a toddler in one
A positive team culture doesn’t just happen. If you want to have a good start, begin my implementing an easy (but often overlooked) practice with your team—honestly caring about one another. For years, people have talked about the need to build a great team atmosphere, especially in the work place. When there is synergy in your
Sometimes I lead the worship band and sometimes I play in the band. Both are important roles and have specific responsibilities to do them well. As both a leader and a player/singer, here are my ten most important rules as a team member: 1. I will be available at least twice per month and answer
While the architects were planning and the builders were building, I’m sure neighbors wondered a few things. How did they know the bridge would stand? Who would be the first car to drive over hoping not to fall into the river? Why did they choose to make the pass there and not 10 feet over?
One of my biggest hiring rules of thumb is to make sure the job candidate knows that I’m a candidate as much as he or she is a candidate. I only hire the best people, and since they are the best, they have a lot of options too. By being humble and treating the candidate
Are you already following MinistryJobs on social media? Keep up to date with all the news, job listings, tips and encouragement by following us on social media. We’d like to think there are lots of terrific reasons to follow us, but here are four good reasons to hop on board! 1. Keep yourself up-to-date We
Holidays can bring new people to your church and create opportunities for impact. Most pastors can easily name the big days that bring high attendance. But knowing about big days and planning for them are two different things. Too often, these calendar-given gifts sneak up on pastors, resulting in last minute planning and low impact.
You always seem satisfied with your life until you meet somebody new or experience something exciting. Discontentment always seems to settle in making us irritable and frustrated with where we’re at in life. If we see that somebody has something that we want, we feel the need to go after it. Why is that? Whether