Good leaders frequently evaluate to make sure the current pace doesn’t leave someone behind—unless it is intentional
God has the power to place us where He desires us to serve.
"If you consider yourself successful, remember that your success is on lease and the rent is due every day."
"A red flag doesn’t necessarily mean that a church should stop recruiting a candidate."
Just try not smiling as you watch it...just you try.
If complementarity is taken out of the gospels, then the gospel becomes ugly because an essential point of submission is to be a blessing to others.
They don’t skip a day in prayer and the ministry of the Word.
"The joys of pastoring are so powerful that I’ll take the risk of these pains any day."
"The phrase “cotton candy preaching” is a derogatory term that implies that sermons lack depth."
This is a poem that I wrote and preached as the Palm/Passion Sunday sermon this past weekend at the Upper Room. A number of people...
"Preachers cannot be seeking personal glory in the pulpit."
"The greatest danger in Christian leadership is to forget God."
Is it possible to experience the miraculous works of God and not understand what is going on?
When God manifests His presence, everyone in the vicinity becomes aware of His presence. This God-consciousness produces several responses. Here are three major responses seen in Scripture and history.
Is theological memorization and reflection for our children really that important?
Every day as a leader, you face obstacles. Sometimes, they seem impossible to scale.
Over the next 10 years, a lot of established churches will struggle to find a pastor for the next generation.
"If ministry idolatry has your heart, don’t love ministry less. Love God more."
"Are we distracted or fully present when we’re with other people?"
The Hebrew word for "listen" actually means to listen and act on what we've heard. How are we doing at listening to God?