A Blog by David A Posthuma

Articles for Church Leaders by David A. Posthuma

The Lord has enabled David A. Posthuma to author dozens of articles published in pastoral resource magazines, including REV!, Ministry Today, Ministry Magazine, Leadership Journal, Children’s Ministry Magazine, Christianity Today, among many others. In addition, David A. Posthuma authored two traditionally published books entitled: Made for a Mission, and eShift. Finally, David designed all the assessments offered within AssessME.org.

How to Build Entrepreneurial Ministry Teams. Church staff regularly request our recommendations regarding which personality profiles and leadership style profiles are best suited for the various leadership roles within their church. On the surface this may seem like an easy service AssessME should provide. But, in reality, it is not so obvious. Why? Because of […]

Why does AssessME.org use organic skills list development rather than permit church staff to pre-list what they are looking for?   This is a very common question. I recently received another email inquiry about this issue so I thought I would finally publish my response for all to read:   Dear Pastor: In our study […]

Years ago, when I was a young pastor in my twenties, the Lord used me to start a new outreach church within a community devoid of healthy churches. Most of the people who came to our outreach ministry had little or no church background. What church experience community members had, they disliked passionately. As a […]

Free eBook Download Title – BETTER TOGETHER: The Top 5 Strategies to Maximize Volunteer Mobilization For many churches, volunteer mobilization is a never-ending plea for more help. Announcements in the church program, and in Sunday services, and on the church website. These announcements efforts provide some support. But while these volunteers may be good-hearted people, […]

Promoted to Royalty Your world is at war. You were born into a world of chaos and destruction, pain, and division that so often typifies war. And as with all wars, you are expected to choose which side in this war you will support. Revelation 12:7-9 tells us how the war began… “7And there was […]

Getting Childish   Isaiah 11:6 (New International Version) “The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them.”   See Yourself as Childish: Isaiah 11:6 envisions a future time when Christ’s Kingdom is made […]