"Lean into God, but don’t hide behind Him."
"Great leaders choose the mission over the “me.”
“I have all this education and training. Why won’t churches call me as pastor?”
Being a winner means you step up even when you don’t feel like it; this is the key to integrity and being a noble person.
"Most Christians today assume that to be a Christian means to have a personal relationship with the Bible instead of the risen Jesus."
Almost every great movement, church or organization you admire started with no money and no people.
"Don’t believe all the stereotypes you hear about millennials."
"This question is powerful in determining how I will respond."
So here is the new and correct statement of reality: 65 percent of churches are declining or plateaued.
"Like Thomas, you can encounter the risen Christ."
"The important point in all of this is to understand that the sanctified life involves our daily, living response to God."
When your congregation is all-hands-on-deck, then you need to be there. The lead pastor should be an active and visible part of VBS.
"We cannot alter the nature of marriage, though some are certainly trying."
"How can we communicate our gratitude to God for His blessings to us and shine a spotlight on His grace that reaches people from every tribe, tongue, and nation?"
"Many Christians in America are praying for a fresh spiritual awakening and revival among those of us who know Jesus Christ. "
Ministry is a marathon: It’s not how you start in ministry; it’s how you finish.
"Have you ever been tempted to take a leadership shortcut?"
"If we've already slid past homosexuality into polyamorous relationships, what is next?"
"Here are at least six ways to stretch the reach of your message beyond the single weekend service…"
"If a woman in your congregation faced an unplanned pregnancy, to whom could she turn for support?"