A Christian Woman Leads 300 Volunteers to Assist Refugees in Europe (2015-2018)

“We are facing a perfect storm of a refugee crisis and very little courage or leadership in facing it.” These are the words of William …

Followership and the Struggle to Lead

“Welcome, Prince,” said Aslan. “Do you feel yourself sufficient to take up the Kingship of Narnia?” “I—I don’t think I do, Sir,” said Caspian. “I …

Reviving a Dying Church: The Role of Leadership

In 2014, Bill McClendon, vice president for church growth in the Washington Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, was called by the Chesapeake Conference to pastor the …

The Historical Role of Women in African Indigenous Churches

Introduction From their inception, African Indigenous churches (AICs) accepted the parallel roles of males and females in leadership. This may have been because before the …

Pastoral Wellness: Six Tips for Vocational Health

Who decides the role of the pastor in the local church? The conference administrators? The ministerial director? The pastor’s spouse? The pastor? Or could it …

Effective Listening: The Essential Component for Effective Strategy and Leadership 

There was once a power plant employee who was told not to use an elevator because of a fire that had broken out five stories …

Restoring Collegial Relationships: An Intentional Process

Authors’ Note: A version of this article was presented by Boubakar Sanou and Petr Činčala at the Evangelical Mission Society (EMS) Regional Conference on March …