When it comes to leadership, God bestows influence and authority on those who have proven to be faithful stewards of smaller responsibilities.
I’m far too much like a Pharisee and not enough like Jesus.
The willingness of the apostles to suffer and die as martyrs for their faith is one of the most commonly cited arguments for the resurrection.
The default mode of most leaders is to resist resistance. In fact, most desperate leaders gravitate toward comfort.
I recently watched a documentary on the life of David Cassidy titled David Cassidy: The Last Session, and let me tell you, it was...
I’ve been called a lot of things in my life. Most of them good. Some unrepeatable in a blog written by a pastor. However, when my African brothers and sisters call me Father (as a term of respect and endearment, not a religious title), it always moves me.
Why do so many evangelicals have a warped understanding of the Holy Spirit? Could I suggest that, in large part, this is rooted in what we publicly say, sing, write and teach (or fail to teach) in our Christian circles.
For over a decade I have tried to find the best way to format my sermon notes. I’ve asked some of the greatest living known preachers how they do it and if I could see theirs.
"The best leaders are able to execute and makes things happen."
Having counseled hundreds of people over four decades, I can’t escape the fact that people seldom genuinely want to grow. I can’t tell you how...
The ill-gained affirmation you receive will hurt you and your leadership over the long-haul. And of course, you can’t keep everyone happy even if that was a good idea.
This isn’t a comparison of big churches versus smaller churches. This is data that’s comparing growing churches to declining churches.
Everything rises or falls on leadership, and many problems can be traced to a lack of competent leadership.
Genesis is a long book with a number of dodgy characters and difficult chapters. But that's one of the reasons I encourage pastors to preach through this book.
Almost every day I hear of another church staff member leaving their current role and transitioning to a new assignment, and another asking when it's time to call it quits.
Is the Bible consistent regarding same-sex acts? Why don't we follow all of the practices in the Old Testament?
Christian fathers don't always get the accolades they deserve. A Christian dad's job is often thankless, full of ups and downs, and well...church services....
Is your staff team a healthy team? How do you know? It’s easier to know when a team is not healthy, especially if you look at...
Performance should be the motivating factor in deciding what to pay your pastor. There are, however, many other factors to take into consideration when determining a senior pastor's compensation.
Christianity is not a playground. It is a battleground. Here are several of the skirmish lines in the fight for the souls of men.