Articles for Pastors

Work Ethic

3 Things Your Congregants Should Know about a Christian Work Ethic

Christians are called to do things differently than rest of the world. This applies to work ethic, as well.
New Pastor's Wife

4 Tips for the New Pastor’s Wife

What I wish I had known when my husband took the role of pastor.
Fake News, the Bible, and the Beauty of God

Fake News, the Bible and the Beauty of God

I am convinced the battle for truth before the throne of God is mirrored on the earth.
Equip Ministry

9 Reasons Pastors Fail to Equip the Saints for Ministry

This isn't any one group's fault, but rather a combined failing.

If You’re Tired of Doing Everything Yourself as a Leader, Read This

People literally go unreached because church leaders feel they need to do everything themselves.
Core Elements of a Growing Church

Three Core Elements of a Growing Church

Church growth isn’t about attendance or giving…it’s about the gospel.
Reasons You Should Read Spurgeon

3 Reasons You Should Read Spurgeon

Our faith works like this too. In order to go into the future, we must reach into the past. We must go back to the future.
Dysfunctional team

7 Indicators Your Team Is Dysfunctional

How many of these can you currently see on your team?
Overcommitted Church

The Overcommitted Church

Many churches have become too busy for their own good.
small church

5 Qualities of a Small Church That Has a Big Impact

"The size of a church never limits the scope of God’s power."

Leaders: What You Should Know About Your Team

Purpose is just as important as talent.
Leaders Fail

The Top 25 Reasons Leaders Fail

It is always disappointing when a leader fails. This is because many times it was avoidable.
Secret Pain of Pastors

Thom Rainer Reveals the Secret Pain of Pastors

Many pastors are hurting. Thom Rainer identifies several keys behind the struggle.
Church Staff Hiring

8 Axioms of Church Staff Hiring

One of the facts of leading a growing ministry is that you are going to have to get really good at hiring a great team.
Same-Sex Attraction

3 Church Leaders Share their Testimonies of Deliverance from Same-Sex Attraction

Instead of being defined by their struggles, these leaders are now known for their commitment to Jesus Christ and the advancement of the gospel.
New Church Home

Are You Looking for a New Church Home?

Many are looking for the perfect church. The trouble is, a perfect church doesn’t exist. And as one old preacher used to say, “If you ever find one, don’t join it or you’ll ruin it!”
Single Black Women

Single Black Women in Evangelical White Space: 8 Things We Wish You Knew

I wish that we discussed these realities more often in our churches. Some of the black women who are sitting in your pews feel this way.
pastors family

5 Brutally Honest Things Pastors Wish People Knew about their Families

If your pastor was given permission speak freely about his or her family...
Leadership Lessons College Football

10 Leadership Lessons From College Football’s Opening Weekend

Small details can cause major problems if they’re ignored.
Big Mistakes Pastors

5 Big Mistakes Pastors Make on Sundays

The very day we want to be at our best requires more from us than any other day.

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