Articles for Pastors

Articles for Pastors

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Does Your Giving Say “Leftovers” or “Lord”?

Does Your Giving Say “Leftovers” or “Lord”?

You see, when it comes to our money, we all operate in two major categories: a “first and best” category and a “good enough” category.
Viral Verses Read Wrong

Viral Verses Read Wrong

The reason most viral verses are going viral has little to do with the actual meaning of the verse itself.
Preaching To The Spiritually Enslaved

Preaching to the Spiritually Enslaved

We are called to preach the same message with the same purpose. All around us—in the streets where we walk and very often sitting in the pews as we preach—are people who are slaves to Satan, self and sin.
The 6 Biggest Misconceptions About the Bible (and God)

The 6 Biggest Misconceptions About the Bible (and God)

Here are 6 of the biggest misconceptions about the Bible, which form a lasting (and false) impression about God.
I'm a Complementarian and I Read Books by Women

I’m a Complementarian and I Read Books by Women Writers

Can men learn from women writers? Tim Challies thinks so, and he doesn't believe that viewpoint is at odds with his adherence to complementarianism.
Don't Miss the Entrepreneurial Lessons That Only a Small Church Can Teach

Don’t Miss the Entrepreneurial Lessons That Only a Small Church Can Teach

If you are pastoring a small church, I want to encourage and challenge you with one simple plea: Don’t spend so much time trying to become big that you miss what you can only learn when you’re small.
interpreting scripture What You Need to Know About Interpreting Prophetic Scripture

What You Need to Know About Interpreting Prophetic Scripture

Every Christian should be equipped with the knowledge of prophetic Scriptures, and we need the guardians of the faith to pass along this knowledge.
Unlikely Champions of the Bible

Unlikely Champions of the Bible

When you think of heroes of the Bible, these names might not come to mind readily.
How God Gives You His Vision for Your Church

How God Gives You His Vision for Your Church

You start with leadership. Everything rises and falls on leadership. I see churches in great locations that struggle because of bad leadership.
7 Excuses for Not Doing What God has Called Us To Do

7 Excuses for Not Doing What God Called Us to Do

When we make excuses to avoid God's calling, there is oftentimes something deeper than disobedience happening.
10 Reasons Why I Am Thankful to Be a Pastor

10 Reasons Why I Am Thankful to Be a Pastor

There is no sugar-coating the fact that pastoral work comes with a fair amount of heartbreak and stress. But this pastor says he wouldn't have it any other way.
How to Listen Like a Counselor

How to Listen Like a Counselor

There is more to being a good listener than simply being quiet as the other person talks. A counselor explains what it takes to help the one talking.
A Letter to the Inactive Church Member

A Letter to the Inactive Church Member

How should a leader handle someone in church membership who is inactive? Is there a biblical response to inactivity?

3 Pastoral Resolutions for 2019

If you are a pastor I think there are three resolutions you should look at committing to in 2019.

Bad Things Happen When a Church Terminates a Minister

When a church fires a pastor and sends him packing, many things happen. Almost none of them is positive or good.
5 Ways to Preach Like a Pharisee

5 Ways to Preach Like a Pharisee

How do you preach like a Pharisee?
The Sunday Need

The Sunday Need

Brothers, let's not go about our weekly sermon preparation and personal discipleship in sackcloth and ashes.
5 Ways to Gracefully Say No

5 Ways to Gracefully Say No

You are going to have to say no sometimes. Saying it gracefully and respectfully can make all the difference in how it is received.
Theological Cartography Syndrome

Theological Cartography Syndrome

Theological Cartography Syndrome is vicious. It creates an environment in which constructive dialogue and critical thinking goes to die.
What Does The Bible Say About Giving?

What Does the Bible Say About Giving?

For most, giving is an afterthought. It’s what takes place after all of the needs and wants are taken care of. But in the Bible, giving is a priority.
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