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10 Signs of an Emotional Affair

10 Signs of an Emotional Affair

I often advise couples to be VERY careful about having close friends of the opposite sex, because most affairs start out as “friendships” that cross the line.
Is Preaching Stressing You Out? This Is For You

Is Preaching Stressing You Out? This Is for You

"No matter the environment, the audience or the type of message, communicating in any spiritual context brings a unique pressure."
Why Your Salvation Is More Than An Escape

Why Your Salvation Is More Than an Escape

"We were created to live in a loving relationship with God, and to participate in his purposes in creation, and enjoy him forever."
Bigness is Overrated — Plus 9 Hard Church Leadership Lessons

Bigness Is Overrated—Plus 9 Hard Church Leadership Lessons

"There are no lone rangers or solo acts on the Lord’s team."
24 Practices of Great Pastors

24 Practices of Great Pastors

"Great pastors who lead great churches are part of the fabric of their communities."
6 Ways to Motivate Millennial Leaders

6 Ways to Motivate Millennial Leaders

"If you have any Millennials on your church staff, you know that they’re different."
Church Media Team

An Open Letter to Pastors From the Church Media Team – We’re Frustrated

"The truth is, we feel that you are not giving the church media the attention it deserves."
Does God Punish Us With Pain When We Sin?

Does God Punish Us With Pain When We Sin?

“Many of the painful things in our lives are owing to our own sins, both before and after we become Christians.”
Why Do Spiritual Highs Fade

Why Do Spiritual Highs Fade

Why do Christian events have a nearly miraculous ability to apparently free us from sin for a week, and more importantly why does it not last?
St. Patrick

10 Things You Should Know about St. Patrick

"Patrick’s conversion came as a result of his being taken as a slave to Ireland by Irish raiders."
Why Great Leadership Starts Here

Why Great Leadership Starts Here

Great leadership doesn’t start with a great education, although that is incredibly valuable.
How to Double Your Church in 3 Years (It Won't Be Easy, But It CAN Happen)

How to Double Your Church in 3 Years (It Won’t Be Easy, but It...

"Leadership Evangelism is the process by which Senior Pastors single-handedly ignite a movement within their church that will cause it to double in size in three years or less."
Great Leadership Often Starts with a Broken Heart

Great Leadership Often Starts With a Broken Heart

Usually, knowing what breaks your heart opens the door to knowing what you should do with your life and how you should be leading others.
3 Reasons Leaders Should NOT Be Too Nice

3 Reasons Leaders Should NOT Be Too Nice

"If you are not careful, you can become everyone’s friend, but nobody’s leader."
7 Reasons Jesus Might be Fired From Your Church

7 Reasons Jesus Might Be Fired From Your Church

No pastor is perfect, but good pastors lose their jobs every day. And it hurts. I’ve experienced it too.
7 Lies Most Pastors Tell

7 Lies Most Pastors Tell

Pastors are under relentless pressure to be ‘on’ all the time. As a result, it’s way too easy to shade the truth in ministry.
Is This Why Your Sermons Are Falling Flat?

Is This Why Your Sermons Are Falling Flat?

'Unfortunately, many pastors seldom consider how brain processes influence learning."
11 Pains of Being a Pastor

11 Pains of Being a Pastor

The pastorate often brings its own types of pain:
5 Attacks on the Souls of Men

5 Attacks on the Souls of Men

Christianity is not a playground. It is a battleground.
The 5 Things That Keep Pastors Awake at Night

The 5 Things That Keep Pastors Awake at Night

"You're not alone in how you feel."
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