I am not over-exaggerating, this week’s Top 10 list has arguably some of the best and most applicable collection of writings I have ever provided.  Before getting to the Top 10 I want to make you aware of three resources which will relieve stress, make you more effective, and help you reach more people for Jesus.

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The following are also some of this site’s top posts from last week which you may have missed:

Now as promised, the following are The Top 10 Leadership Posts I Read The Week Of August 21st:

  1. Why Churches Decline And Die by Paul Alexander
  2. Why You Should Always Point People To The Church Website by Greg Atkinson
  3. Storm Clouds On The Horizon (Is A Great Evil Coming?) by Kurt Bubna
  4. 10 Unmistakable Signs You’re Talking Like A Leader by Scott Cochrane
  5. With Creativity, Quantity Comes Before Quality by Phil Cooke
  6. I Don’t Understand Christians Watching Game Of Thrones and One More Time On ‘Game Of Thrones’ by Kevin DeYoung via TheGospelCoalition.org
  7. 5 Reasons Your 20th Century Ministry Design Isn’t Working by Mark C. Howell.  #2 is right on the button!
  8. Dave Stone’s 8 Principles To Great Preaching by Brandon Kelley via RookiePreacher.com
  9. 10 Eclipses In The Church by Chuck Lawless
  10. When You And Your Spouse Aren’t On The Same Page by Joshua Reich

Well that is my Top 10 for the week.  What other great articles did you read?

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