Creative Crowdsourcing

May 27, 2014 | Posted by Tom Eggebrecht

Tom Eggebrecht is Senior Pastor of Ascension Lutheran Church in Casselberry, Florida. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in ministry: Devastation of property has been in the news far too often recently. We’ve seen homes, businesses, and churches wiped away by tornadoes, floods, and hurricanes. But these tragedies have provided opportunities. Recently one […]


Celebrating Family

January 30, 2014 | Posted by Kevin Creutz

Kevin Creutz is principal of Central Lutheran School in New Haven, IN.  Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in education: Ask an adult what his or her favorite memory is from elementary school. What kind of responses do you think you will receive? Will the favorite memory include a test, homework assignment, worksheet, or […]


Raising Up Faithful Disciples

January 27, 2014 | Posted by Gregg Pinick

Gregg Pinick serves as the Head of School at Concordia International School Shanghai.  Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in education: I grew up loving Kansas Jayhawk basketball. They were my team. I listened to every game I could on the radio using a homemade scorebook to keep the stats of my favorite […]


Should Pastors Know What Each Member/Family G...

January 16, 2014 | Posted by John Kieschnick

Over the years I have consulted with many different churches and pastors especially in the area of stewardship. One observation I have made is that there is not a set answer to the questions, “Who should know what members contribute?” and “Should the pastor know what members give?” Some churches take what I call a “super-secret” […]