Ministry Today proudly presents Greenelines, a new blog from Dr. Steve Greene.
Dr. Greene writes on a wide range of topics important to leaders, church administrators and young leaders in development.
He has lead business organizations, served as a dean of a college of business and lead as a senior pastor. Greene's primary focus is to equip the leaders of saints.Read Greenelines
Recency and frequency are important benchmarks for training.
Have you experienced the positive reaction you're looking for when you make eye contact?
Does your to-do list feel long and heavy this week? How long has it been since you took your foot off the gas?
Rumors do their wicked work like termites, eating away at the foundation of trust. When faced with it, here's what you can do.
The choice of when to listen is not the critical question.
"Dr. Taylor was a theological giant who will be greatly missed."
When we examine Scripture about this subject, there is a somewhat surprising discovery.
Don Meyer, president of the University of Valley Forge, shares some insight of how Robert Schuller, who passed away last week, impacted his life and ministry.
Word choice and tone of voice create cause and effect.
Here's why having a church website, or church Facebook page or church anything is terribly ineffective if it isn't personal, human and relational.
If you have prodigal children, here are some good ways to bring them back. If you don't, here's how to prevent them from becoming prodigal children.
This needs to be said.
Are you the master of one?
Your voice, as a woman in ministry, is a voice that needs to be heard and is able to bring peace to many vicious storms.
When someone tells you, "you have rocks in your head," take it as high compliment.
Isn't the real role of a worship leader to lead people as an encourager to a great Savior?
The televangelist and megachurch founder has gone to be with the Lord. Please pray for his family.
An overwhelming amount of church services never hit this level in attendance. What's the reason?
The Crystal Cathedral leader and televangelist is in critical condition in a California nursing home.
Here's how members of a youth group are igniting revival around campuses in Central Florida.
Are you creating a holy buzz in your Sunday worship services?
If King David were alive today, this is what he might say to preachers of God's Word.
We need to receive and give outside of our bubbles. It can change you and your interaction with others.
By Dwayne Moore
Here's a call for worship leaders to join a community that is leaving a legacy in worship ministry as Asaph did.
Response to errors is a component of company culture.
If you practice these eight T.E.A.M.W.O.R.K. values with your team, you'll experience a new level of teamwork in your church that will take your ministry to new heights.
Authority should be respected, but there are times when it is appropriate to confront it. Jesus certainly did.
Here's how to identify these people and how you can engage them.
As His warriors, you are representing Jesus Christ. Here is why you should be a tireless vessel for the gospel.
You know you can't be there for every member of your congregation every time. Here are some things to consider when guilt gets you down.
Has the enemy convinced you that you're too busy to take care of your body? This website will help get you back in shape.
Sarah, Esther, Ruth and Mary were all strong women of the Bible. As God's creation, you can make a difference just as they have.
Learn to speak about what you have prepared.
If all pastors would learn to do this, personal scandals in the church might be a thing of the past.
Is your church vigorously exploring this issue, or do you continue to maintain the status quo?
What are some joy stealers you have encountered in ministry? How did you get your joy back?
You must count the costs in pursuit of excellence.
Do you know of any in your congregation who simply treat church as a place to come and fellowship with people but aren't really seeking to fellowship with Jesus?
By Greg Stier
These seven obstacles to your teens sharing their faith can be removed if you are willing to prayerfully and persistently make evangelism a youth-group-wide priority, as well as one in your own life.
Isn't one of our responsibilities as ministers to equip the saints where they are lacking and put them into service for the Lord?
Influential leaders ask more questions and make fewer statements.
What can we do to become a more unified body? How can churches demonstrate more positive impressions to the community?
You may have the greatest church of your ministry career, but regardless of how wonderful the church is, it can't do all the things for you that your soul, personal life and ministry demands.
Every time a new reformation has come, these five renewals have preceded it.
Don't let it build up for a blow-up.
By Karl Vaters
Have you noticed that fewer people are bringing their Bibles to church, but are using a smartphone Bible app instead? That's not the only thing they're reading in church.
Criticism is simply part of the job when it comes to pastoring. Here's how you can deal with it.
There is an increasing desire to consider how the church will handle the generations. The aching question among many leaders is: "What do we do?"
Bullies often are not aware of their destructive actions.