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Need Encouragement? 6 Invisible Things Church Leaders are Doing Really Well Right Now

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 25, 2021

Feel like you need some encouragement? Doesn’t every leader right about now…? Most of what’s come at you in the last year has been discouraging…criticism…

Feel like you need some encouragement? Here are 6 invisible things church leaders are doing really well right now, even in a pandemic. Read More

The Fine Line Between Oversharing and Undersharing As a Leader

By Toni Nieuwhof | January 6, 2021

This is a guest post written by Toni Nieuwhof.  Toni and Carey Nieuwhof met in law school and have been married for three decades. Toni…

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7 Good Things That Came Out of 2020 (It Actually Wasn’t All Bad)

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 31, 2020

You need some good news—as a human and as a leader. We all do. While 2020 was dominated by crisis, tragedy, division and disease (as…

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The 10 Most Listened-To Podcasts Of 2020

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 31, 2020

As with most things, 2020 was a very strange year for podcasting. When the pandemic hit North America in March, almost every podcast saw a…

2020 was a year for the record books. Here are the top ten leadership podcast episodes as determined by you. Read More

The Top 10 Blog Posts Of 2020 (The Dumpster Fire Year That Gave You A Masters in Crisis Leadership)

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 30, 2020

2020 has been a dumpster fire of a year. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated so many trends, created new trends, fuelled a massive disruption and…

2020 has been a dumpster-fire of a year.It's also given you a master's degree in crisis leadership. Here are the top 10 blog posts of 2020 as determined by you. Read More

Something’s Got to Give: 5 Very Real Reasons Ministry is Such a Pressure Cooker These Days

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 19, 2020

Pastoral ministry has always been a pressure cooker. Add a global crisis, rapid change and constant uncertainty into the mix, and what was barely sustainable…

The pandemic will eventually resolve. But the chronic pressures of ministry won't unless we change the expectations we have around pastors and ministry. The mission of the church isn't broken, but too many of our leaders are. Read More

“If I Win, We Lose”: 3 Ways to Handle Your Conflict Better

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 2, 2020

This is a guest post written by Toni Nieuwhof.  Toni and Carey Nieuwhof met in law school and have been married for three decades. Toni…

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7 Things That Vanished in 2020 That Make Leadership That Much Harder

By Carey Nieuwhof | November 29, 2020

Your head likely hasn’t stopped spinning in 2020. Same. Maybe on one or more occasions you’ve done what I’ve been tempted to do as well:…

If it feels like leadership is harder, it's only because it is. Here are 7 things that got harder in 2020, and what to do about them. Read More
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