The Power of Delegation

Everyone knows that delegation matters, and yet I find so few leaders who are actually skilled in the art. If you can’t handoff some of your work to others and focus on more important things, you’ll end up carrying a far bigger load than you should, it will slow you... read more

Enhance Your Networking Skills

I was gonna give this article the cheeky title of Networking In Ministry Without Getting Fired. This is because networking is often viewed negatively or even sinful. But it is the opposite. It is positive and can grow your ministry. And if you neglect this tool in your toolbox, you... read more

Leading Creatives

There is a tension between leaders and creatives within any organization. Leaders cast clear vision. Creatives craft subjective art. Leaders push for advancement. Creatives push the envelope. Now there isn’t a complete binary between a leader and a creative but there are some repeating gaps that happen because of how... read more

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Introducing 12:30 Kids

We are so excited to launch our brand new Kids Division of Twelve:Thirty Media! We’re calling it Twelve:Thirty Kids! We have completely duplicated our entire site and directly targeted it to Children’s Pastors and Leaders. Check it out here! Since Twelve:Thirty began in 2015, we have had the honor of... read more

Creativity Hack… Other-Centeredness

Encouraging team members to focus on each other not only bolsters their psychological safety and builds trust, but also boosts their creativity over all. Research suggests that adopting an other-centered perspective can actually spur more creative thought and increase the number and quality of solutions you can generate. Professors Evan... read more

Finding Reality in a Cloud of Unknown

The year 2020 is behind us. Suddenly, we feel a great sense of relief and newness just because the calendar year changed. But in reality, is anything really different? Have we suddenly emerged from the fog with a clear vision? For many of us, the truth is an astounding “no”.... read more