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Will Your Easter Sermon Revolve Around These Crucial Points?
Watch Out for This Destructive Leadership Facade
7 Reasons God Isn't Done With Stadium Evangelism
Why Some Christians Drop Out of Your Church
This Could Be Why You Feel Weak as a Leader
A Spirit-Focused Leader's Key to Avoiding Ministry Plateaus
Minimize Your Daily Distractions With This Vital Reminder
Finishing Your Ministry Race With Godly Excellence
Why God May Be About to Birth a New Thing in Your Ministry
Why You Should Quit Trying to Multitask and Focus on This Skill Instead
The Irreplaceable Impact This Relationship Has on Every Pastor
Be grateful for these faithful women of God.
What the Devil Wants Your Easter Service to Look Like
If you're committed to the gospel, all the forces of hell will be working against you. But you don't have to be a victim.
Practical Steps for Rising Above National Panic Week
The panic can be particularly acute for people struggling with debt burdens and unexpected tax liabilities. So let's review some tax wise ideas which we hope can help relieve the panic.
Keep These 7 Biblical Points in Mind if You Truly Want to Grow
Our responsibility is spiritual growth. Do we have the will?
Watch Out for These 5 Destructive Mistakes When Hiring
Whether your church is large or small, every person you choose to serve on staff matters in a big way. Learn to make the best choices.
Crucial Methods to Raise Your Kids to Love God and His Church Passionately
The pastor's kid who grows up and turns away from God is too common of a story. Here's how you can avoid making that your child's story.
5 Sound Steps to Maximize Your Financial Capital
The secret lies in Matthew 6:33.
Preaching That Locks Your Listeners In
This kind of preaching changes the heart for eternity.
Pursuing Your Church's Dropout Believers
Think of two or three people that you are concerned about who are starting to backslide.
New Study Fleshes Out Pastors' Mixed Feelings About Race Relations
Diversity remains a challenge for churches. This is why.
Common Indicators Your Congregation Is Suffering From Request Fatigue
It's easy to get frustrated as a leader and assume that your congregation is not following Jesus as they should. Here's what's going on.
Could This Be the Most Important Ingredient in Your Work?
Any job can be turned into worship when it is built on this model.
Moving Mountains With Mere Words
Our feeble attempts at communication become an object of priceless treasure when we submit our will, our heart and our mind to Him.
Great Church Groups Have These 2 Emotional Ingredients
This is what it looks like when the gospel of Jesus is working in His people's lives.
Beating the Tantalizing Trap of Fivefold Leadership
We discover three main goals of this leadership call in Ephesians 4.
Why You Must Press Through These 5 Stages of Spiritual Development
The temptation here of, course, is to think you are already in the fifth stage.
The 2 Corinthians Principle in Guarding Your Financial Privacy
Financial privacy is your right and is an important component of financial freedom. Protect your family while you still can.
9 Urgent Changes Churches Must Make or Die Out
Allow me to give you a fair warning: None of them are easy.
How to Produce Fruit That Lasts—And Multiplies
No church program is perfect, but there are principles that can increase the likelihood of nondurable fruit becoming durable and multiplying fruit.
Why You Can't Lead God's People by Example Only
Whether you're a seasoned preacher and teacher, or an emerging leader who has a secret vow of silence, never stop growing in this area.
Helpful Strategies for Dealing With Staff Mistakes
It all goes back to Mark 10:27.
Loving Your Church With Jesus' Passion
Imperfect people lead me, pray for me, preach to me and lead worship. This is what I do about it.
Feed My Sheep
Close Your Volunteer Turnover Door With These 3 Leadership Keys
No, it won't ever be completely closed, as I said in the beginning, because life happens. But you can move the door from wide-open to just a small crack.
Increase Your Clarity and Reduce Stress With These 3 Basic Questions
When you feel stuck, unclear, or stressed, take some time to honestly answer these.
10 Blatant Signs Your Church Has No Clear Vision
One sign is that your leaders are often divided.
Navigating the 9 Common Tensions Pastors Face
The trickiest part is that these tensions are not between a good choice and a bad choice.
What Oral Roberts Taught Me About Spirit-Infused Leadership
Oral Roberts had such a gift to connect with people through media that, while running for president, Richard Nixon called him and asked, "How do you do it?"
Preparing Your Church for Holy Spirit's Next Fiery Move
A fire was lit in my soul during those days that has never been extinguished, never diminished and has never been watered down.
Abraham Lincoln's Biblical Secret to Successful Leadership
Solomon thought of this first, though.
5 Critical Ways Spirit-Led Leaders Beat Burnout
Every leader faces it. Only God-centered leaders know the right way to overcome it.
Lead Your Team to Giant-Crushing Victory Using This Unique Communication Method
What wrong narratives is your team believing?
This Single Decision Can Ruin Your Success Immediately
You can't gain success overnight, but you can certainly lose it overnight.
Avoid These Embarrassing Blunders if You Want to Expand Your Reach This Easter
I've not met anyone who has all the "answers" to solve the great post-Easter exodus, but I've learned some mistakes we can all avoid.
A Time to Mourn
Mourning should begin with a long look in the mirror.
Top 4 Leadership Lessons I Learned From St. Patrick
The celebration of St. Patrick continues to veer from the man's life and purpose.
Enjoy Your Retirement Years Debt-Free With This Biblical Wisdom
Put the gold back in your "Golden Years."
What You Need to Know About Leading the Women in Your Church
These five strategies will go a long way for anyone.
Uprooting the Bitter Weeds That Kill Your Team's Unity
If you don't watch out for these vices, people will avoid your organization like the plague.