Articles for Pastors

Articles for Pastors

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Author: Inner-City Education Fails Without the Church

A research fellow insists, "Low-income black kids will not achieve academic success without strong families and the church."

Leadership Style: Opportunity vs. Crisis

The quality and heart of true leadership is forged out of either the crucibles of opportunity or crisis.

Saddleback Loses 200,000 Pounds

Pastor Rick Warren has headed up a year-long health and weight loss program for himself and his congregation resulting in a total of 200,000 pounds lost from the participating members.

We Are God's App

The only bummer about being God’s app? We can’t be found in the Apple Store.

5 Things Pastors Want from Their Staff

There are different leadership skills needed when your church attendance is running 50, 500, or 5,000.

Nearly Half of U.S. Cannot Define "Evangelical"

Thirty-six percent of survey respondents admitted they have "no idea" what the term means.

More Than 90% of U.S. Believes in God

A new Gallup survey shows that most Americans still believe in God, a result largely unchanged since the 1940s.

Fruitful Congregations: Five Practices

Five skills any congregation can--and should--learn.

Should Guns Be Allowed in Church?

As a church leader, does a congregation that's "packing" make you feel more secure or more nervous?

CNN Explores the Oft-Misquoted Bible

How have you seen the Bible misquoted or misinterpreted in your ministry? Share your stories.

Why Pastors Should Love Corporate Worship

Too often, pastors treat praise and worship as a warm-up act for the "main event."

3 Layers of Total Church Communication

Is your church lacking a comprehensive and cohesive communications strategy?

Conservatives Comment on Kevorkian's Death

Right to lifers, the conservative media, and others react to the death of "Dr. Death," Jack Kevorkian. (Photo credit: Helga Esteb /

Most in U.S. Say Homosexuality is Acceptable

A majority of Americans think society should accept homosexuality, not discourage it.

Court: NY Schools Can Ban Worship Services

A new court ruling allows public schools in New York to refuse churches access to their buildings for worship.

Piper Interviews Warren on The Purpose Driven Life

A series of interview segments between John Piper and Rick Warren.

King Daughter Leaves Eddie Long's Megachurch

Bernice King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., removed herself from the position of elder in Long's church this week.

Most Don't Expect Doomsday Any Time Soon

Despite any popular doomsday predictions, most Americans aren't concerned that the end of the world will occur in their lifetimes.

Without Confinement.

When Jesus met and talked to the Samaritan woman at the well in John 4:1-26, His words changed how we worship of God...

Belief Poll: Moral Issues Divide Americans

Gallup's annual Values and Beliefs poll shows what moral issues are dividing Americans most.

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