A New Testament Leadership Style

Neal Pollard USA Today ran a story about New York Knicks' owner James Dolan. He's depicted as a heavy-handed micromanager who feels more allegiance to his shareholders than the fans of the iconic professional basketball team. He's contrasted with successful franchises, which the Knicks certainly are not at present, whose leadership sees themselves as stewards … Continue reading A New Testament Leadership Style

HOW CAN WE ENSURE THE CHURCH WILL NOT GROW?

Neal Pollard Talk Up Big Plans And Follow Through With Inactivity. This will build frustration and discouragement. Satanfears not the plan, but rather the working of it. Make No Plans For The Future: Just Accept The Status Quo.  Just hope that the future will take care of itself. Buy into the "is/ought" fallacy: "The way it … Continue reading HOW CAN WE ENSURE THE CHURCH WILL NOT GROW?

PRACTICAL TIPS FOR TEACHING

Neal Pollard   Take the time at the beginning of class to break the ice, exude warmth, and build rapport. Make sure you have done due diligence, entering the classroom with ample preparation. Strike the balance of being "open" and "approachable" as a teacher without putting out the vibe of vulnerability or uneasiness. Guide the … Continue reading PRACTICAL TIPS FOR TEACHING