Brian Dodd on Leadership Blog

4 Signs Your Church Has A Bad Ministry Plan

The following is another installment from my friends at MAG Bookkeeping.  I just love everything about this wonderful organization.  If your church needs bookkeeping or virtual admin assistance, there is no one I recommend more.  You can contact MAG’s leaders Bryan and Shannon Miles or Randy Ongie by clicking HERE. Now, onto 4 Signs Your Church Has A Bad Ministry Plan: Summer […]

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8 Things Every Leader Needs To Know About Trust

Trust is the foundation of every relationship.  No leader can fully advance mission and vision without the trust of their followers.  Paul Sohn is one of my favorite Christian leadership bloggers.  He was kind enough to share the following thoughts of the vital topic of trust.  Please read the following and apply these principles.  Also, […]

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10 Practices Of Highly Effective Team Players

It is often said the three qualities you want in a team player are character, competence and chemistry.  Of these, chemistry is the toughest to quantify.  Too often we default to defining chemistry as “they just fit” or “I just like them.”  Because this is highly subjective, we need a better definition. As a way […]

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The Top 10 Leadership Posts I Read The Week Of September 8th

Great leadership is timeless.  It is enduring.  It leaves a legacy of excellence.  This is what all leaders want. Many of the following posts are tributes to  Chick-Fil-A founder Truett Cathy but several others discuss what is needed to have lasting impact as a leader. The following are The Top 10 Leadership Posts I Read The […]

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19 Leadership Quotes From Chris Tomlin On Leading Worship Well

Chris Tomlin kicked off the Lead Worship Well online conference today by giving worship leaders everywhere a proper perspective of what it means to lead people in their worship of Jesus.  The following are 19 Leadership quotes from the man who is my favorite worship leader. Also, click here for a free trial of the […]

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If You Have This You Can Transform The Life Of Your Church

“Communication is right up there with leadership. The two are not mutually exclusive…If you have great communication you can transform the life of your church.” – Mark Clement Effective church communications is vital to a church’s health and effectiveness.  Pastors and church leaders must get this right because of the life-changing message we are called […]

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A Special Thank You To The Readers Of Brian Dodd On Leadership

I want to take a moment and thank all the readers of this site.  August 2014 was the most successful month in the 5 years I have been writing and investing in leaders.  Each month our tribe of leaders has continually grown and many of you have even been kind enough to Retweet, Like, and […]

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10 Lessons For Pastors About Recruiting Top Staff

I hear it all the time, “I’m looking for a great worship leader…I’m looking for a great groups leader…I’m looking for a great education pastor…I need a good assistant.”  Pastors understand that one key hire could be the key to their ministry going to the next level. But how do you secure top staff?  The […]

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13 Mistakes Unsuccessful Leaders Make

Like many of you I spend some of my time traveling.  As a result, the USA Today becomes a welcome companion on my journeys.  As I read their articles I am constantly on the lookout for leadership truths. In an effort to serve you as leaders and my wife by getting clutter out of our […]

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The Top 10 Leadership Posts I Read The Week Of September 1st

Hard decisions are a part of leadership.  No good leader enjoys making them.  After all, they are called “hard decisions” for a reason.  If you want to get better in this area, the following posts are for you. Many of these posts will help you by providing a framework for decision-making.  I trust these posts […]

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