About Artie Davis

Artie Davis wears a lot of hats and leads a lot of people. He's Pastor at Cornerstone Community Church in Orangeburg, SC. He heads the Comb Network and the Sticks Conference. He speaks and writes about leadership, ministry, church-planting, and cultural diversity in the church. You can find his blog at ArtieDavis.com or catch him on Twitter @artiedavis.

10 Habits Great Leaders Should Never Have

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Clock

What habits are keeping you from getting your work done? Bad Habits = Bad Leadership Here Are 10 Habits you Must Break to be More Productive: 1- Overloading Have you ever been in the middle of one task and then started another, only later to realize that you didn’€™t finish either? Multi-tasking seems like a […]


To Grow Your Church, Know Your Culture

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Downtown

I talk with a lot of pastors and leaders. Pastors and leaders from different places and different sized places. Specifically, as I talk to pastors and leaders in rural places, in small towns, across the country, I hear desperation in their voices about their community. You see, I’ve come to realize that pastor and leaders […]


3 Signs That God is Moving in Your Church

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Wave

There’s no way to manufacture a move of God. Yes, we follow God’s heart and the Spirit’s leading to plan, pray and prepare in faith that God will move though all we do, but only He can make the move. At times, we may be tempted to “hype” things up to give the appearance that […]


3 Bad Systems Your Church Desperately Needs

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Cogs

A bad system is better than no system at all. I love what I heard Andy Stanley said once, “Your system is perfectly suited for the results you’re getting.” It’s quite easy to have no system and therefore have practically no results. So, a bad system that produces “bad” results is at least a place […]


5 Essential Tools for Every Productive Pastor

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Mac Desk

As pastors, there’s always a lot on our plate. We change hats and capes constantly. I’ve found that being skilled and gifted is not enough, it’s also about finding ways for your gifts to have the greatest impact. 1- Electronic Bible reading (You Version) In the age of instant share technology, we have the ability […]


4 Vital Parts to Re-Producing Great Leaders

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BMAA Meeting

“It’s time to make time count” That’s the place we’re in as a church. I’m not getting any younger, and it seems we are losing Kingdom ground on a national and international level. The only answer to reversing that is building and growing Kingdom and mission minded leaders who will do the same. I feel […]


3 Steps to Answer the Questions Everyone in Your Church is Asking

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Question

One of the staff members told me this recently, and it really felt like a stab! What!? Don’t know? Don’t understand? How can that be? We have communicated our vision and plan very well (I said to myself). Well…upon further investigation I came to realize many of those actually committed to the church, didn’t really […]


5 Changes That Increase Productivity

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Productivity

I was reading this recently in the CEO newsletter. I loved the info-graphic, and was intrigued by the biggest changes leaders need to make to become more productive.. The top five really resonated with me and I’ve listed them in my own words… #1 Have a task management system. You have to capture all that you […]


Three Church Lessons from a Jigsaw Puzzle

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Puzzle

My wife loves to put together jigsaw puzzles. I’m not patient enough to always help, but I do try as much as I can stand it. A couple of Sundays we were on the back porch and I was watching Georgie put a puzzle together. Here are 3 lessons the church can learn: You have […]


The First Step In Creating Momentum

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Momentum

Momentum is one of those things we all want as leaders. When we have momentum behind us and what we’re leading, we become unstoppable. Walking in great momentum is one of those “sweet” spots for a leader. Every move you make seem to turn to gold. How do you create momentum? It definitely requires seeking […]


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