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5 Questions Every Pastor Will Answer in 2017

5 Questions Every Pastor Will Answer in 2017

Your personal walk with God will determine everything else in your life and ministry.
Thoughts on Firing People in Ministry – And Some Objections to Doing So

Thoughts on Firing People in Ministry—And Some Objections to Doing So

"Sometimes being let go allows God an opportunity to do something new in your life—even something better."
9 Reasons Some Pastors Are Not Strong Leaders

9 Reasons Some Pastors Are Not Strong Leaders

"Pastoring requires being a leader, but not every pastor is a strong leader."
Two Key Principles to Organizational Health

Two Key Principles to Organizational Health

"Great team members invest tremendous energy into producing mission-focused results for the organization."
4 Ways to Recognize Lazy Leadership

4 Ways to Recognize Lazy Leadership

"Lazy leadership is unfaithful stewardship."
Praying the Bible—A Framework for Unity

Praying the Bible—A Framework for Unity

Praying the Bible is one of the most rewarding engagement experiences. It essentially demands we put our faith in God’s Word and utter it back to Him, expecting Him to stay true to His Word in His time.
10 Traits to Identify Potential New Servant Leaders

10 Traits to Identify Potential New Servant Leaders

"If a church or organization is to grow, finding new leaders is critical."
Did Tolkien Waste His Life?

Did Tolkien Waste His Life?

“It is a great, sad, tragic irony that we so often miss true magic: the glory of God.”
Inerrancy John MacArthur

John MacArthur: Why Preachers Must Believe in the Inerrancy of Scripture

“I can’t edit God. I can’t decide what I should preach and what I shouldn’t preach."
Goodbye Information Age, Hello Experience Age

Goodbye Information Age, Hello Experience Age

Transition from throwing out information on the Internet and expecting people to buy in or attend, and move to inviting them to experience it with you.
How Big Is Your Vision? 3 Determining Factors

How Big Is Your Vision? 3 Determining Factors

"Some pastors will never have more than 150 in their church because they insist on doing everything themselves."
10 of the Greatest Leadership Questions Ever Asked

10 of the Greatest Leadership Questions Ever Asked

"One of the best skills a leader can develop is the art of asking the right questions."
3 Ways a Good Assistant Helps a Leader Cody Deevers

3 Ways a Good Assistant Helps a Leader

"A good assistant will fill in the gaps missing from a leader’s skill set."
10 Ways the Role of a Pastor is Changing

10 Ways the Role of a Pastor Is Changing

I see the role of pastor changing. Recognizing that a trend does not describe every church, here are some trends I’m seeing.
Real Lasting Rest

Real Lasting Rest

"Real rest is found in trusting the Person who is in control of the things you don’t understand."
Are You Committing Adultery With Your Calling?

Are You Committing Adultery With Your Calling?

"Are you committing adultery with your vision, purpose and calling?"
The Beauty of Rest and Slowing Down

The Beauty of Rest and Slowing Down

We must learn to rest, to press pause and to give ourselves opportunities to be refueled by the love and grace of Jesus.
The Preacher’s Guide to Preparing Sermons with a Team

The Preacher’s Guide to Preparing Sermons With a Team

"Preachers do weird things...one weird thing we do is prepare our sermons alone."

10 Questions to Ask at the Start of a New Year

"The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to stop, look up, and get our bearings."
5 Keys To 40 Years of Marriage Together

5 Keys to 40 Years of Marriage Together

Marriage is based upon a commitment to God and one another. It is not based solely upon the emotion and expression of love.
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