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What Every Leader Should Know About Pacing in Life and Ministry
As you and I know, pastors aren't immune to time pressures.
Research Reveals Why New Churches and Campuses Grow So Quickly
"This news, which we call the '52-percent factor,' offers a compelling reason for churches to do the work necessary to launch a new church or campus—because the spiritual payoff is so strong."
Why God Loves to Lead You Through Uncomfortable Life Changes
We serve a God who is infinitely kind, inexhaustibly good and eternally creative.
15 Practical Tips for Your Church's Financially Independent Youth
A pilot's first solo flight is a big moment in his life.
Salvation Army's Ron Busroe Reveals Secrets to Effective Communication
You can't have effective leadership without effective communication.
3 Indispensable Keys to Being an Effective Missionary
Here's what to do in order to be successful and faithful missionaries.
How Your Usher Team Can Make or Break Your Worship Service
The usher's role is so important but often undervalued, undertrained and less than organized.
Will You Enjoy a Cup of Coffee With Jesus?
When we asked Christ into our hearts, he tore the veil between God and us so we could know Him!
Catch Me if You Can
Is your message being caught?
Regardless of Your Circumstances, You Have This Unfair Advantage as a Kingdom Citizen
The world is concerned about food and clothing. Kingdom citizens seek the kingdom of God and His righteousness.
Churches Often Make These 10 Dangerous Mistakes When Evaluating Pastors
Some churches spend too much time trying to figure out how to evaluate a pastor.
'God and Donald Trump' Explores the Spiritual Aspects of His Miracle Victory and What This Means Now for America
This new book provides a powerful first-person account of one of the most contentious elections in American history, with exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes scoops and insightful commentary.
Slower and Better
It's important to find people in need.
Why the World Desperately Needs to Hear Your Message
God communicates himself through story.
Pastor, Stop Trying to Be Joel Osteen
It will never work.
How Each Church Can Experience Revival in Our Day
I'll never forget those two ladies' question to me: "Pastor, why don't we see revivals like these anymore?"
Cause and Effect
Marketing delivers ROI in the long run.
Why Your Church's Connectedness Is the Key to Winning the Lost
The goal is that the believer becomes connected to the body of Christ—the local church.
Grow a Faith-Based Business With These 10 Crucial Keys
Yet through my stumbles and falls, I have learned many valuable lessons along the way.
Serious Signals a Megachurch Is Having Minor Influence
I write this article because many people falsely assume that just because a church has several thousand members, it has a great impact. But this is not always true.
6 Easy Ways You Can Hear God's Voice Right Now
God is speaking to you in hundreds of different ways, every day of your life. Are you listening?
Healthy Teams Often Emulate These 10 Easy Phrases
It doesn't have to be complicated. Here's why.
What Christian Bankers Can Learn From Sharia Law
"We pray for unity and we speak of love, yet when examined under a microscope, this is hogwash."
A Message for the Decades
Define a small target market and increase the frequency of your messages.
4 Reasons Every Believer Should Plug in to a Local Church
We need Christ, and we need each other. That truth won't change. The church is the greatest force on earth to that end.
Mike Bickle: What Jesus Said Authentic Ministries Should Focus On
How many modern ministries actually do this?
Helping Your Young People Make Wise Financial Decisions for College
With the resumption of college coming up, it's time for a few ideas about finances.
Pleasant Surprises Every Spirit-Led Leader Will One Day Receive
Revelation lists a few of these pleasant surprises which an overcoming believer will receive.
Why Intimacy With Jesus Is the Key to Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts
How does this happen practically speaking?
The Amazing Reason God Stopped This Pastor From Building His Church
This proves that God truly works all things together for the good of those who love Him.
Dealing With Harsh Disappointment as a Pastor's Wife
As ministers' wives, we can be tempted to withdraw or retreat, become bitter, give up or be resentful of hurts. But when we do that, we end up lonely and isolated.
What to Do When Your Anointing Seems to Dissipate
Burnout can happen to any of us. Here's how to rise back up.
10 Quality Content Suggestions for Your Church's Newsletter
A weekly newsletter might be most effective because of the infrequency of attendance by many members.
Do You Remember These Slogans?
Think of frequency in terms of years rather than schedules.
A 4-Step Spiritual Warfare Strategy to Pray for Prodigals
Jesus' declaration of our authority to tread on serpents and scorpions (Luke 10:19) and bind and render inoperative demon spirits must become a reality to us.
True Freedom in Worship Has These 3 Biblical Attributes
When you worship, remember that you have been set free.
Are You Attracting a Crowd or Making Disciples?
Jesus' only obsession was to please the Father. We should be likewise obsessed.
Is Your Message Worth Repeating?
Marketing failure is often caused by too little frequency.
Will You Bow or Burn?
These three godly young men left an example for you to follow.
11 Wise Tips to Offer Young People Trying to Get a Job
With less entry level work and minimum wage increases killing jobs, it is tough out there.
Proverbs' Key to Consistent, Successful Growth
The promise of greatness is given to teachable, coachable individuals.
How Jesus Empowers You to Lead Business Leaders
Pastors can help marketplace leaders get in the game and bring the gospel to the marketplace.
Remember These Flawed Men of Faith When You Feel Like the Strikeout King
Just stand in there and swing the bat.
But One Thing Is Needed
Relationships hold the keys to the kingdom.
This Is What It Costs for Our Light to Shine
It costs to turn on the light.
The Lesser-Known Gift the Holy Spirit Brought at Pentecost
When the Holy Spirit came, He empowered believers to love in supernatural ways.
Spiritual Leadership Lessons From the Tragic Rise and Fall of King Saul
He had the Holy Spirit's anointing at one point. Here's how you can avoid his treacherous footsteps.
These 12 Trinitarian Principles Release Purpose and Power
Understanding the triune Godhead of Father, Son and Holy Spirit was the key to releasing government, order and purpose on the earth.
Revitalize Your Passion for Ministry With These Refreshing Techniques
In my own experience, these things have contributed to personal revitalization. Perhaps they will help your own ministry.