I am deeply grieved by the loss of once highly esteemed leaders. As I consider this heartbreaking reality in today’s church culture, I cannot help but think that God is trying to teach his people a valuable lesson.
Several years ago a pastor friend from a nearby First Baptist Church invited me to share with his congregation some biblical teaching on plural elder leadership. As I waited for the service to begin that evening, a display in the church’s foyer caught my attention. It was the original minutes from the founding meeting of […]
In this video, we asked Won Kwak, pastor of Maranatha Grace Church in NJ, “How do you identify potential leaders in your church?”
Considering the collapse of my seven, famously isolated friends, I would rather risk transparency than risk the alternative. For the alternative, at least to me, seems like a much greater burden to bear.
FTC.co asks Ben Mandrell, president of Lifeway Christian Resources, “When taking over a new ministry or business venture, what are common mistakes Christian leaders should try to avoid?”
FTC.co asks Charles Smith, Senior VP for Institutional Relations and Assistant Professor of Christian Leadership at MBTS, “Should Christians identify leadership with influence?”
FTC.co asks Charles Smith, Senior VP for Institutional Relations and Assistant Professor of Christian Leadership at MBTS, “Should all Christians consider themselves leaders?”
FTC.co asks Charles Smith, Senior Vice President for Institutional Relations and Professor of Christian Leadership at Midwestern Seminary, “What are the greatest challenges facing leaders in the 21st century?”
A leader with a calling from God who is able to translate that calling into a clear, concise, and compelling vision is a leader who motivates others.