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5 Disciplines of Spiritual Maturity for Your Church
The risk of shallowness is a real one.
US Pastors' Views on Eschatology Clash Badly
"It's a good thing to come to firm conclusions. But I don't think we need to have on boxing gloves."
When Should a Pastor Resign?
It's a very delicate subject and a question with no simple answer. But here are some guidelines.
The Beatitudes of Jesus and Life's 8 Healing Choices
Long before there was a recovery or addiction program, Jesus used one of his greatest sermons to lay the foundation for our healing from every hurt, habit and hang-up!
A Sobering Reality That Can Protect Your Ministry
It is simply a part of being a leader.
Unlock a Secret to Inner Peace With This Godly Discipline
It is what Jesus would most likely do.
Take This Approach to Think Like an Effective Leader
He has given you a good mind, but when it comes to life transformation, there are some big questions still to be answered.
7 Ideas for Effective Church Guest Follow Up
You might be surprised at the number of churches that don't have an itinerary for this.
12 Band-Aid 'Solutions' That Won't Actually Solve Your Problems
"Anything short of instilling an evangelistic heart in members isn't lasting."
10 Tips to Transform a Good Leader Into a Great Leader
How many of these things are you doing?
4 Values Every Church Should Defend in the Midst of Mass Shootings
There's never been a more appropriate time for us, as Christians, to ask ourselves what Jesus wants his movement, his people, his Kingdom to stand for.
3 Simple Ways to Make Small Groups Thrive This Summer
All it takes is a little creative thinking.
7 Steps to Navigating Difficult Confrontations
Nobody likes confrontations but you can't always avoid them. Here's some wisdom.
8 Reasons You Should Preach Through Books of the Bible
"I think every preacher ought to endeavor to feed his flock this way."
Stop Asking If Your Service 'Got It Right'—And Start Asking This
Discover three better ways to gauge church service success.
5 Signs a Young Leader Is Ready for More Responsibility
Actions speak louder than words. Do their actions say they're ready for the next level?
Does Your Linear Thinking Have You Going in Circles?
Learn the secret to achieving long-term goals.
How Unbelief Could Be Sneaking Into Your Life
Are you living by faith or trusting in your own wisdom?
10 Differences Between Servant Leaders and Self-Serving 'Kings'
Only God can truly discern a leader's heart—but watch for these telltale signs.
8 Mistakes Your Church Website May Be Making
You only get one chance at a first impression. Make yours count.
You Can Live Life Abundantly When You Cast This From Your Heart
It's what Jesus intended for you.
Why Pastors Must Coach Marketplace Leaders for Greater Spiritual Influence
Pastors, this is a huge responsibility for you.
Why You Should Reconsider Sending Your Résumé Directly to a Church
There are several good reasons for this.
5 Ways Satan Tricks You to Give Up on Your Ministry
This is why we have to be prepared when we say "yes" to full-time ministry.
Unique Ministry Provides Hope, Life, Vision to Impoverished Worldwide
"Eighty-five percent of learning happens visually. If these kids can't see, they can't learn—and if they can't learn, that holds them back in life."
The Scripture Many Pastors Tend to Overlook
If you find yourself the victim of innuendo and persecution, go back to this part of the Bible and live there.
6 Ways Leaders Can Remain Relevant
How can leaders keep the pulse of the people they are serving, no matter how high up they are?
You Have 3 Ministries—Are You Neglecting Any?
A healthy church staff thinks about more than just how to accomplish the next team project.
10 Traits of the Healthiest Churches A Decade From Now
What will your church look like then?
Former Crusade Preacher Hits the Fast Track With NASCAR
"Can you imagine George Whitefield pitching horseshoes, playing cornhole or enjoying a grilled hamburger with the people he shares the gospel with?"
8 Words of Wisdom Sure to Encourage Young Leaders
Are you investing in the next generation of leaders, if only verbally?
Why Intercessory Prayer for Your Pastor Is Crucial
Wounds can heal, but scars still remain in some instances.
3 Things Every Pastor Must Do to Protect Religious Freedom
"Across the one nation on earth where religious freedom has been a given, it is now under attack."
Character Choices That Can Set You Apart From the World
Will you join me in walking this path?
6 Ways to Lead Well in the Midst of a Crisis
Don't let your organization crumble when chaos unfolds around you.
How Is Your Church Serving the Community?
There is much more to it than simply putting on events.
How Longtime Spirit-Filled Minister Marilyn Hickey Inspires Young Leaders
After 58 years in ministry, the evangelist is still going strong and mentoring the next generation.
5 Things Every Woman in Your Church Needs to Grow Spiritually
Women's ministry has changed a lot in recent years, along with women's roles in society.
Celebrate Your Ministry as More Than Just 'Gainful Employment'
Employers should understand that every job is critical to the kingdom mission.
5 Tools for Developing Spiritually Mature Disciples
Spiritual maturity is not automatic. It must be intentionally cultivated.
Why Those Dedicated to Christ Can Rest Easy
You will not be spared the tests of life, but here's why you shouldn't fret during trials.
Don't Let Petty Conflicts Rupture Your Ministry
Here is how you should proceed when disagreement among church leaders is beyond resolving.
15 Tips to Help Pastors Be More Productive
There is always more you could do.
What to Do When the Unfortunate Need to Fire a Pastor Arises
"If you are going to fire a preacher, you'd better have good reason, friend."
3 Indispensable Strategies to Build a Spirit-Led Worship Team
Worship leaders who try to keep up with today's modern-worship sensibilities have a challenge on their hands.
7 Reasons the Church Secretary Position Is Disappearing
Times are changing, but this is a trend that cannot be ignored.
Follow Your God-Given Gut Check for a Seamless Service
A great church service is not about how much you have or how your services flow technically speaking.
God Knows You Are Busy, But Don't Miss His Divine Appointments
There just may be someone that really needs your help today.
Helping ADHD Kids Meet Jesus in Your Church
Even the best kids are easily distracted, but you can reach them with these strategies.