3 Mindset Shifts You Must Have The Further You Go Up In Leadership In Your Organization

Everyone that I talk with has a desire to grow up in their leadership. Not many leaders want to just stay where they are at. I think that many leaders believe that growth requires more ability or more experience. Although, this is a part of it, I think moving up in leadership requires more than just your competency or experience. I am noticing that as I grow up in leadership, it requires a different way of thinking. We must think differently the further we move up in our organization. I want to share three mindset shifts that must change the … Continue reading 3 Mindset Shifts You Must Have The Further You Go Up In Leadership In Your Organization

How to Evaluate Success in Ministry

What measures a great night at youth group or a fantastic day at church? How can we determine if things went good or bad? In many cases, I feel that we as youth pastors and even senior pastors measure success in our ministry by how many people attended, how smoothly the flow of the service went, or how well someone sang. These are all fine, but are these things the determining factor in success or failure? I want to give you a few thoughts on measuring success in ministry: Evaluate how many people you are reaching– We are supposed to … Continue reading How to Evaluate Success in Ministry

Guest Post: How to Measure Success in Student Ministry by Austin McCann

Here is a guest post from my good friend, Austin McCann. Austin is currently the student pastor at Courtney Baptist Church in Yadkinville, NC. He just finished his Bachelors degree from Piedmont International University in Christian Ministries with a focus on student ministries and pastor studies. He is now working on his Master’s of Arts in Religion from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Austin has written material that has been on various student ministry blogs and websites. He is engaged to Crystal Garofalo and plans to get married on August 5th! Connect with Austin on Facebook or follow him on Twitter. “Student pastors want to … Continue reading Guest Post: How to Measure Success in Student Ministry by Austin McCann