Strategic Leadership

By Jeff Young

Leaders are frequently described as visionary, relational, intuitive and/or strategic. It’s easy to grasp the benefits of a visionary leader who can see what can be, to instill belief in others. That fires us up! Clearly, leaders …

Cultivating Your Time: Making Your Days Count

By Jonathan Teague

 “So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.” —Psalm 90:12

The Scripture tells us that Psalm 90 is a psalm of Moses. This is interesting to note given all that …

How to Appreciate Your Leaders

By Matt Rucker

Last month (October) was Pastor Appreciation Month, and just as we should be appreciating our pastors every month, we also need to appreciate our lay pastors, teachers and ministers of the Gospel. They are our nursery workers, …

Spotlight Interview: Scott Lehr

By Prestonwood Network Staff

Prestonwood Network: Can you share with us God’s call on your life to be a church planter, and specifically to plant in the Raleigh, N.C., area?

Scott Lehr: When I trusted Jesus, I was one of

Finding Restoration in the Good Shepherd

By Dr. Jack Graham

Psalm 23:1–3 (ESV) The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of

Hiring Ministerial Positions

By Mike Buster

The most important decision made at a church is not what but who. The process of hiring staff at a church is paramount to its health and well-being. Churches should not just “hire” staff but should …

Pray What’s In You

By Roscoe Lilly

Do you find it difficult to pray? Do you feel guilty about not praying more?  Maybe you don’t know where to start. Maybe you know lots of templates and acrostics on “how” to pray, but at the …

Being An Organized Leader

By Ryan Irwin

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. —1 Peter 5:8 (ESV)

This text has always challenged me to consider the ways that Satan can have a …

Choosing Courage over Fear

By Dr. Jack Graham

There are many important spiritual choices we must make in life. I can’t think of a more needed choice than choosing courage over fear. Courage is one of the most valued of all virtues. We long …

Four Thoughts on Leading Creative Leaders

By Michael Neale

Through the years, a few lead pastors have asked me, “What would you want me to know when it comes to leading creatives in our worship and arts ministry?” Or they will say, “Michael, you’ve got to …