The Power of a Landmark (Part 1 – What Are You On About?)

Remove not the ancient landmark, which Thy fathers have set – Proverbs 22.28 In your life you will have landmarks.  You will have already encountered some, and will no doubt encounter more.  All leaders, to be good leaders, need to recognize and highlight landmarks in their journey and in the journey of others. One ofContinue reading “The Power of a Landmark (Part 1 – What Are You On About?)”

There Are 50 Ways to Leave Your Church (part 2 Don’t Leave Offended)

In our first post in this series (which can be found here), I shared about good and bad reasons to leave a local church.  In that post, I quoted the pastor’s pastor, Bob Yandian, as saying most people leave churches offended.  From my own experience and discussions with many other church leaders that is mostContinue reading “There Are 50 Ways to Leave Your Church (part 2 Don’t Leave Offended)”

Blast from the Past – Dealing With Backstabbers!

https://benjaminconway.net/2013/11/20/loyalty-8-signs-of-disloyalty-5-the-backstab/ I originally posted this two years ago – it is from November 2013.  It is still just as relevant and helpful to all pastors and leaders as it was then. If you are in a situation where you are being backstabbed, talk about it – maybe we can help.   That’s what the commentContinue reading “Blast from the Past – Dealing With Backstabbers!”

Jurisdiction 3: Mind Your Own Business

One of the Scriptures you won’t find in a memory box or on a fridge magnet is: Make it your goal to live a quiet life, minding your own business and working with your hands, just as we instructed you before. 1 Thess. 4.11 Yet one of the most important things we can do asContinue reading “Jurisdiction 3: Mind Your Own Business”

5 Things I Have Learned About Leadership At Andrew Wommack’s Leadership Conference So Far

5.  Pastors have to be thorough in their teaching, realizing there are ditches on both sides of the road and we need to help people steer a course forward. 4.  Celebrate the victories and gifts of other people.  You need each other. 3.  It is up to pastors to teach people the purpose of government.Continue reading “5 Things I Have Learned About Leadership At Andrew Wommack’s Leadership Conference So Far”

5 Things I Learned From Yoda (About Being a Better Leader)

Yoda is over nine hundred years old and was the ruler of an ancient group of Jedi.  An accomplished fighter and leader, he has a great deal of wisdom.  Here is some of the things I have learned from this little green dude:  Don’t attempt something – do it To achieve anything in life youContinue reading “5 Things I Learned From Yoda (About Being a Better Leader)”