Church Leadership Archives - Seedbed

Are you a worship leader? Have you ever considered taking a break and sitting in the congregation? Emily Vermilya shares why you should.

Listen in as Winfield Bevins interviews David Roseberry about church planting, mission, and living a balanced life of ministry

Consider how you can use parables within the context of your ministry, not only for preaching but also for daily church leadership.

I know your works; you are neither cold nor hot.  Would that you were either cold or hot!  So, because you are lukewarm, and...

What is your favorite television show? What makes it so entertaining? It's all in the story! Betsy Phillips gives us a sneak peek into the reality of a missionary's real life and true story, season after season.

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Interested in the emerging Pokevangelism? Darick Biondi shares everything you need to know in order to begin evangelizing Pokemon Go players.

Do it Alone. Tommy Gray shared in an interview last year that 70 percent of historic church plants in the United Methodist tradition in his region have either failed or never reached membership of over 125 people.  They were not accomplishing what they set out to do.   As they reflected on what wasn't working Gray shared those things that have made them more successful recently.  Among those characteristics I found one unifying theme that seemed to spell doom to new plants; that was the attempt by the planter and expectation of others that he or she could do it alone. There is little that correlates with failure more than isolation of the planter.  Note these ways it is possible to try to plant without healthy connection: Without God: Jim Griffith shares that this is most often seen in pastors neglecting the Great Commandment in pursuit of the Great Commission. Without a Confirmed Calling or Gifting: […]

Christy Sprague, Director of Small Groups at Faithbridge United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas, shares three keys to small group ministry in the suburbs.

Rumors were swirling about the lead pastor. Several congregants had shared with me, the associate pastor, their concerns about a pattern of behavior from...