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Why Worship Leaders Should End Rehearsal Before the Congregation Comes In

Worship leaders are an incredibly important part of today’s church. But from time to time I take them to task, like in this post...

5 Things Forgiveness Doesn’t Mean

Over the years I’ve counseled some individuals who’ve been horribly sinned against. At times I did a really poor job of helping them navigate their pain...

How to Find the Freedom to Write: Time

The last few weeks has been a vacation of sorts. For the first time in years I have broken away from work and spent...

Don't Just Write Pastor Books, Write Serious Books

When most pastors write books, you can bet they’re compiled from sermon notes and manuscripts. Preach a series on fear, and they end up...

Jesus Is Not Only Sympathetic; He Can Change Things

Before he saved me, I didn’t picture Jesus as having much empathy toward me. I thought of him as distant or indifferent.  After all, he had a...

14 Commandments of Video Preaching

Of the estimated 8,000+ multisite churches in North America, half deliver their sermons by way of video and the other half utilize live-in person...

10 Signs You Are Failing As a Church Blogger

The idea of creating a list of do’s and dont’s is not very appealing. Honestly, the very thought of parroting something that has already...

5 Tips That Will Improve Your “I’m Sorry" Skills

It’s not often that I’m forced to apologizeProbably only twice a day.So while I’m still undoing the suck that this involves…I have 5 tips...

The Art of a Meaningful Email: Real-Life Example

I’m going to guess that when you think of email you don’t think positively about it. It’s regarded as one of those necessary evils...

A Great Question to Promote Humility and Thankfulness

The Corinthian church had some pride issues. Many were “puffed up” and arrogant, even looking down on Paul who had delivered the gospel to them....

Worship Leader – Get Off the Platform

Worship Leader – get off the platform. Let me tell you what I don’t mean by that – and what I do mean. I don’t mean...

The Price of Constantly Checking Your Email

Ron Friedman writing on the Harvard Business Review blog has a beef with people who constantly check their email. And you know what? He’s got a...

8 Ways to Beat Temptation

We all face temptations of many kinds. God wants us to beat them. We don’t have to sin, as powerful as temptations feel. Here are 8 ways...

6 Questions to Ask Ourselves in Conflict

In this fallen world, conflict is inevitable. Husbands and wives, parents and children/teens/adult kids, roommates, co-workers, brothers and sisters in Christ, believers and non-believers –...

Will Social Media Destroy Discipleship?

by Zachary Pritz With the rapid growth of the Internet and social media, discipleship can easily be forgotten. We are more global and connected than ever...

Is It Too Loud? Worship Accompaniment Vs. Worship Immersion Culture

Afew years ago, after our worship gathering one Sunday morning, two very different people came to me. One was a young man in his late 20s,...

People Will Never Respect You Because Of What You’re ABOUT To Do

“My wife and I have thought about adopting for a while.”“I’ve always wanted to write a book.”“I think I might ask her out.”“Yea, next...

How to Have an Awkward Conversation: 5 Steps

You know that feeling you get when you need to talk to someone about that uncomfortable topic and it’s just time to finally address...
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3 Things NOT to Forget When Planning Church Fall Programming

After a summer sprint packed with mission trips, VBS, and camp outings, another busy school year will soon begin with its marathon programs. Now is the perfect time...

On July 4th Sunday: Be Careful Using Militaristic Language in the Church

Something we invariably witness on July 4th Sunday is video on the wide screens at some churches featuring fighter jets, soldiers, and waving flags....
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