Humble Leadership: The Forgotten Strength?
IN FOCUS: What Happened to Humility?
Pastor, author, and seminary professor N. Graham Standish explores the misunderstood strengths of leadership grounded in humility
Leaving Behind Left Behind
New Testament expert Fred Schmidt offers an informed and illuminating exploration of the Book of Revelation and its true message for contemporary life
Becoming Mutually Accountable
Pastor and author Donna Schaper provides insightful tips for conducting evaluations that strengthen both clergy and congregations
A Discerner’s Guide to Congregational Governance
Alban Institute author and senior consultant Dan Hotchkiss explores the range of goverance options available to congregations and provides expert advice for how congregations can discern which model is best for them
The Power of Not “Pointing”
Pastor Pam Fickenscher examines how the use of presentation software can sometimes muffle a presenter’s message
A Saving Remnant
Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook, co-chair of the Episcopal Divinity School’s Pastoral Excellence Project, explores why some of the smallest congregations are places of abundant vitality
What’s Systems Theory Got to Do with It?
Author, seminary professor, and consultant Israel Galindo examines the importance of addressing congregations’ emotional processes from the pulpit
THE LEADING EDGE
Alban President James P. Wind urges us to reconsider how we can support efforts to re-integrate faith and work
Alban senior consultant Dan Hotchkiss discusses the debilitating effects of micro-management on church boards and how to kick the habit
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