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Think Like a Leader (Weekly Email)

Cultivating Healthy Culture

We all know that culture matters, but we also know that cultivating a healthy culture is really difficult. Many of us have been on teams with healthy cultures, and we’ve also been on teams with unhealthy cultures. It’s easy to know the difference when you...

Young Donkeys and Campus Ministry

In Every Nation, we talk a lot about the campus. It’s in our mission statement, and it’s a significant part of decisions on where to plant next. Why? Because reaching the next generation is a crucial part of our calling. We have always said that we have...

As the Church Regathers

As our cities and nations begin to reopen, especially now that COVID-19 vaccines are becoming available, I know that we all look forward to regathering with our churches soon. While we prepare to come together, let’s remember why we gather: To worship God....

Visionary Leadership

All humans are divinely designed to pursue a vision. Though God’s original intent was for mankind to pursue his mission on the earth, many well-meaning Christians settle for lesser visions: consumerism, political ideologies, conspiracy theories, and more....

The Power and Danger of Listening

One of the most troubling trends of 2020 has been the loss of truth in the public sphere. Many people are losing trust in conventional sources of truth (the media, the government, even the church) and turning to a rapidly fragmenting cacophony of voices on...

Think Strong, Lead Long

I know that 2020 was a very challenging year for many leaders, and many are wondering how they’ll make it through another year of pandemic-related uncertainty and challenges. My charge to all leaders in 2021 is to think like a tortoise.  The tortoise is...

Consecrate Yourself

As we have for many years, next week, Every Nation people around the world are joining together for a week of prayer, fasting, and consecration. As we prepare for this week together, I’d like to look at Joshua 3 and make three observations about Israel’s...

Rethinking Christmas Gifts

In this video, I retell the infamous story of “The Christmas Eve Disaster.” Though these events happened over thirty years ago, I remember them like it was yesterday. As embarrassing (and frustrating) as it was at the time, I am so thankful that little...

There is No Leadership Shortage

When I talk with pastors around the world, one of the most common challenges that pastors bring up is their leadership shortages. Sometimes I give them a suggestion if someone comes to mind, but more often than not I challenge them to take a second look at...

Five-Minute Leadership with Steve Murrell

Reflecting on Your Leadership

Five-Minute Leadership: Episode 80 with William Murrell #5MinuteLeadership Instead of spontaneous reaction, how can leaders learn purposeful action? This week on Five Minute Leadership, guest William Murrell teaches on another rhythm that leaders should...

The Rhythm of Leadership with William Murrell

Five-Minute Leadership: Episode 79 #5MinuteLeadership How should we think of the balance between work and rest? In this episode of 5 Minute Leadership, guest speaker William Murrell dives into what it means to have a healthy rhythm of work and rest in our...

Hearing From God with Jim Laffoon

Five-Minute Leadership: Episode 78 #5MinuteLeadership If you find yourself out of answers, give God an opportunity to come into that situation. This week on 5 Minute Leadership, guest Jim Laffoon talks about the gift of hearing God’s voice in your...

Constrained by the Spirit

Five-Minute Leadership: Episode 77 #5MinuteLeadership Leadership is more than just freedom—it's constraint. Steve Murrell shows us how being “constrained by the Spirit” brings safety, affliction, and solves our leadership shortages.

Setting the Table

Five-Minute Leadership: Episode 76 #5MinuteLeadership Steve Murrell goes over the principle of "putting the salt shaker back in the center of the table" and reminds us that, to solve our leadership shortages, we must do the work of putting our values and...

Private Service

Five-Minute Leadership: Episode 75 #5MinuteLeadership Do you only take the chance to serve people when others are watching? Steve Murrell discusses how serving others in private is vital to our discipleship walk as leaders and a key habit to sustaining...

Personal Devotion

Five-Minute Leadership: Episode 74 If we want a sustainable ministry, we much be attentive to what God is saying for us individually. Steve Murrell talks about the key habit of devotion to God’s Word and its role in being a...

Public Worship

Five-Minute Leadership: Episode 73 Participating in public worship with God as the audience will help sustain your ministry. Steve Murrell talks about the impact of rightly seeing the church service as a "theater of worship." #5MinuteLeadership

Reflections on Communion

Five-Minute Leadership: Episode 72 #5MinuteLeadership Steve Murrell reflects on our communion moment at the Every Nation 2019 Go Conference and challenges us to think: how can we celebrate this sacrament to honor God and allow our congregation to...

The Multiplication Challenge

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