Ministry Today – Serving and empowering church leaders

Raising Hell

Hell’s existence isn’t up for debate, so why aren’t we preaching about it? read more

The Danger in Counting

Satan attaches a self-destruct button labeled 'pride' to every leadership position. Unfortunately, it's easily accessible—and pushed often. read more

Turning to Tomorrow

True leaders not only impart their lifework to the next generation, they also propel those successors to even greater things. read more

Cooking Lessons

You can learn a lot from this bizarre food lover spreading another kind of gospel. read more

To Burnout and Back

Pastors are particularly prone to burnout because they have trouble separating their professional and personal lives. Are you at risk? read more

Answer the Call!

I hope you will join us in Nashville in July when we pray for a massive visitation of God’s Spirit. read more

Finish Strong

Thoughts, fears and guidelines for living in the shadow of the judgment seat. read more

Tongues 101

The church needs to look at tonges as a gift, not as a cause for endless theological debate. read more

Between the Times

Are you willing to put your trust in God’s sovereignty ... even when nothing is happening? read more

A Passion Deficiency

Whether books, technology or copycat strategies, there’s no substitute for divine discontent. read more

Roll Call

Middle Eastern chaos raises the ultimate question for the church: What will we do with Israel? read more


  • Jentezen Franklin encourages church leaders to encourage their flocks to vote their values.

    Why We Must Count the Cost—and Vote

    There is a propaganda war that is raging in this country, and it is full of manipulation, lies, ...

  • Why did you choose the church you attend?

    7 Key Reasons People Choose a Church

    The real issue is not the intrigue of this research; it is what you and your church will do about ...

  • Graveyard

    An Autopsy of a Deceased Pastor

    There are eight common patterns to look for.

  • Many of these issues are self-inflicted.

    10 Poisons That Will Kill Any Church

    Here is why the churches that die from them do so by their own hand.

  • The Key to True Power

    The Key to True Power

    Jesus overturned every worldly idea about power when He introduced the concept of servant leadership.

  • Have you ever had a cringe moment during your church announcements?

    The 7 Deadly Sins of Church Announcements

    Sometimes they just miss the mark, albeit unintentionally.

  • Some of these reasons for leaving the church are simply not plausible.

    7 Reasons People Leave Their Church During Crisis Times

    Some of the excuses are pretty extreme and, quite frankly, lazy.

  • Do yourself and her a favor. Take the target off your pastor's wife's back.

    Why Pastors' Wives Have a Target on Their Back

    Here are three instances of what we are doing to the wives of God's servants sent to ...

  • The heart of a leader is more important than any other characteristic.

    5 Qualities to Seek in the Heart of a Leader

    The hope here is that you would reflect on your own leadership and consider your own heart as a ...

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