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7 Ways the Old Testament Deepens our Love for Jesus

7 Ways the Old Testament Deepens Our Love for Jesus

"Christians go back to the Old Testament to build a bigger and better picture of Jesus Christ."
What Do You Really Want?

What Do You Really Want?

“What shapes our actions is basically what shapes our desire."
The Pastor and His Prayers In Public Worship Services

The Pastor and His Prayers in Public Worship Services

Prayer by the pastor should be one of the highest moments in public worship services.
4 Weapons of Mass Distraction in a Leader’s Life

4 Weapons of Mass Distraction in a Leader’s Life

"In our fast-paced, demanding world, weapons of mass distraction lurk around every corner."
How to Raise Your Problem-Solving Batting Average

How to Raise Your Problem-Solving Batting Average

"Problem solving is in the “DNA” of effective leadership."
Fast from Food, Not Facebook

Fast From Food, Not Facebook

"Strangely, we seem to want to have a perfect theology of fasting before we practice it."
Why Pastors Need Networks

Why Pastors Need Networks

Ultimately, we all need to be on a team with other people.
The Passage that Wrecked a Self-Righteous Church Kid

The Passage That Wrecked a Self-Righteous Church Kid

"The good life came not by keeping God at arm’s length, but by drawing near to the risen Christ and surrendering all of myself to Him."
4 Bad Relationship Transitions in Many Pastors

4 Bad Relationship Transitions in Many Pastors

Ministry is about relationships. We relate to lost people, church members, denominational leaders and others in different ways, but we can’t avoid relationships and do ministry well.
What to Say When They Ask, "Is This a Sin?"

What to Say When They Ask, “Is This a Sin?”

"Is this helping or hindering me?"
What’s Driving Your Church?

What’s Driving Your Church?

Every church is driven by something.
Do They Leave Service Singing the Songs or Reciting the Sermon?

Do They Leave Service Singing the Songs or Reciting the Sermon?

"You may have noticed at the end of church on a Sunday morning people will tend to go out singing the songs rather than reciting the sermon."
25 Really Strange Things Members Said to Pastors

25 Really Strange Things Members Said to Pastors

"If you serve as a pastor or church staff member, there is rarely a boring moment."
5 Signs You’re Not The Leader You Think You Are

5 Signs You’re Not the Leader You Think You Are

"The best leaders are able to execute and makes things happen."
How to Preach Unforgettable Sermons Like Jesus

How to Preach Unforgettable Sermons Like Jesus

"Did you know that most people forget 90 percent of sermons within 24 hours?"
Sanctifying Your Ambition and Faith

Sanctifying Your Ambition and Faith

Oftentimes God has to bring you through the desert before he can use you.
Maybe You Need to Step Back From the Internet

Maybe You Need to Step Back From the Internet

"Sometimes I just have to walk away."
How Your Church Can Break Growth Barriers

How Your Church Can Break Growth Barriers

There comes a point in every church growth where you find yourself spinning your wheels.
Being Busy Is NOT a Badge of Honor for Leaders + 4 Hard Truths

Being Busy Is NOT a Badge of Honor for Leaders + 4 Hard Truths

"Whether you lead two people or 2,000, every leader has to manage it in 24 hours a day."
Why Established Churches Die Painfully Slow

Why Established Churches Die Painfully Slow Deaths

"Most established churches naturally settle into demographic replacement mode."
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