"If you have any Millennials on your church staff, you know that they’re different."
"The truth is, we feel that you are not giving the church media the attention it deserves."
“Many of the painful things in our lives are owing to our own sins, both before and after we become Christians.”
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?
"Patrick’s conversion came as a result of his being taken as a slave to Ireland by Irish raiders."
Great leadership doesn’t start with a great education, although that is incredibly valuable.
As Christians, we claim to be followers Jesus and his instructions. But do we remember who we are when the instructions are difficult to follow?
"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."
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.
"If you are not careful, you can become everyone’s friend, but nobody’s leader."
No pastor is perfect, but good pastors lose their jobs every day. And it hurts. I’ve experienced it too.
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.
'Unfortunately, many pastors seldom consider how brain processes influence learning."
The pastorate often brings its own types of pain:
Christianity is not a playground. It is a battleground.
"You're not alone in how you feel."
"I know of at least four components of a terrible, turbulent sermon landing."
“What we desperately need is help to enlarge our capacities to be moved by the immeasurable glories of Christ.”
"Don’t be afraid to take risks. Don’t be afraid of making a mistake."
Dr. York describes the gateway to all other sins like adultery, dishonest finances, and laziness.