5 Practices Of Healthy Leaders

Have you ever wondered how high capacity leaders got to where they are? I mean did it just happen overnight, was it a natural God given talent, or did they have to work to get to where they are? From my perspective, I believe that high capacity leaders have habits that they do which has resulted in where they are today. So, what are the habits of healthy leaders. Here are a few observations that I have noticed regarding this question. 1. Healthy Leaders Commit And Value Their Personal Time With Jesus If you want to be a great leader, … Continue reading 5 Practices Of Healthy Leaders

3 Benefits to Building Leaders instead of Buying Leaders

Every growing church must ask themselves as they expand: Should we hire from the outside or the inside? I believe that in many cases, building is better than buying. In other words, hire and develop within your church rather than hiring outside of your church. Now, some positions are entirely fine for hiring, but I believe that there are some leadership positions that are better for building. A principle to live by is to buy doers and build the developers. Build those who will be developing and leading people. Those with the most influence over your church should be built … Continue reading 3 Benefits to Building Leaders instead of Buying Leaders

Terrace Crawford New Podcast is Live

PODCAST is LIVE:  The podcast will be available online at www.terracecrawford.com/blog, via iTunes, and at www.ThisWeekinYM.com!  Every Thursday there will be a new episode. PREMIERE EPISODE: This Week in Youth Ministry – Episode 1: How to Jump Start Your Parent Ministry, featuring Jeremy Lee, the founder of ParentMinistry.net.  Plus+ Tony Nolan, speaker on the WinterJam Tour, drops by to talk about how you can prep your students for events. Terrace Crawford also gives you the scoop on how you can win a GoPro!   RUNNING TIME:   56 minutes. Episodes to follow will be 35 min. Continue reading Terrace Crawford New Podcast is Live

ICYMI – February 20, 2015

If you are like me, there are so many good articles and posts around the internet every week that it becomes difficult to keep up with all of them. “In case you missed it” is my way of pointing out a few good reads  that are too good to overlook. This list will compile the top five posts of the week that I read.  Gospel proclamation vs. gospel demonstration – Via Ed Stetzer Why I hate christian movies – Via. Ben Reed 4 reasons ever pastor needs a good pastor friend – Via Ron Edmondson 9 current multisite trends for … Continue reading ICYMI – February 20, 2015