This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have seen, read, and found interesting with all of you. To help make sense of these links, I have grouped them by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboraton; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials; Neighbor Love; Social Media & Blogging; Stewardship; Vocation and Miscellaneous. I hope you … Continue reading This Week’s Links

Mentoring and Legacy

Last week Barbara Walters was rightfully celebrated leading up to her retirement from active time in front of the camera. She may well still do an occasional interview and special when called upon by ABC, but she has entered retirement for the time being. A number of stories, images, ideas, challenges, etc., came up as she reminisced and was celebrated. The one I want to … Continue reading Mentoring and Legacy

Revisiting Multi-Layered Leadership

Two years ago, I wrote a blog post about “multi-layered leadership.” Given the transition the congregation I am employed at is in, I thought it might be worth another look. Reading this 2002 article, “Multi-Layered Leadership:  The Christian Leader as Builder, Shepherd, and Gardener,” almost convinces me that its author must have been in conversation with Peter Drucker.  It’s not that hard to believe that … Continue reading Revisiting Multi-Layered Leadership