How to Evaluate Your Pastor and Staff

February 6, 2014 | Posted by Art Scherer

When I was District President, I would frequently get calls from congregational leaders asking for help in evaluating their pastor. Often, but not always, that would be a sign of conflict that demanded conflict resolution rather than help with evaluation. And when evaluation was done, it was often done in retrospect against standards and goals […]


The Ministerial Use of Your Strengths

February 3, 2014 | Posted by Will Miller

Will Miller works with the MissionShift Institute at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in ministry: When the conventional wisdom in leadership is always to play to your strengths and to minimize your weaknesses, there can be no place left for the Holy Spirit to complete the sanctification of the Christian […]