Leadership

Five Healthy Boundaries in Ministry

Few jobs bring more satisfaction than serving others in ministries that bring glory to God. Words of advice from experienced leaders can empower those who are just getting started in those ministries.

For my husband and me, the longer we served overseas, the more we enjoyed our work. Nothing compares to doing life in another culture. Yet, we could not have made it without the guidance of those who had already been serving there.

Mentoring: Where Do I Begin?

 “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another” (Prov. 27:17).

Mentoring sometimes seems like a daunting task, doesn’t it? For both parties involved, it can be a little overwhelming to think about at first.


However, mentoring is actually biblical and necessary for a body of believers, and it doesn’t have to be burdensome at all.

The idea may sound great, but the execution, well, maybe not so much. How exactly do you get started, as a mentor or as a mentee?

Organizing, Part 1: A Strategy for Servant Leadership

“Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord” (Romans 12:11 NIV).

Do you ever go to start a project and find yourself cleaning your house instead? It’s amazing how many things can keep me from doing the creative things I really love. It usually starts because I’m missing one thing I need to get moving on my project, and in the process of finding that thing, I end up trying to organize the junk drawer or using granite cleaner to scrub the island in my kitchen. Have you been there?

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