Articles for Pastors

Articles for Pastors

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Barna: "Reformed" Movement in U.S. Churches?

The Barna Group comments on the suggested new "reformation" in American churches today.

4 Stages of Mentoring Success

Whether you're a janitor, a designer, or a pastor, look for people who can learn from what you do.

Apple Pulls Manhattan Declaration App

Apple has removed the app associated with the Manhattan Declaration because of complaints that it is offensive.

Very Religious Less Likely to be Depressed

A Gallup poll shows those with religion as part of their daily life are less likely to have mood disorders and negative emotions.

Warren, Bush Discuss Leadership Imperatives

Rick Warren interviews George W. Bush at Saddleback Church.

Hybels and Fast Company

Bill Hybels leverages the best of the business world to train church leaders.

3 Tips for Virtual Office Hours

Would your people utilize “virtual office hours” if you had them?

How to Write a Better Story

Don Miller: "People who live good stories are too busy to write about them."

'Tis the Season to be…Atheist?

Atheist organizations are stepping up their campaigns for the Christmas season.

Kick-Start Your Church

Ed Stetzer encourages leaders to have a clear sense of calling.

When Church Size Matters

Is your church too large to be responsive but too small to be competitive?

Americans Differ on What Constitutes Sin

Most Americans believe in the concept of sin but vary widely on what activities are sinful.

Nearly 4 in 10 Say Marriage is Obsolete

A Pew Research Center/Time magazine survey shows marriage may be in decline.
4 Irreplaceable Tasks of the Senior Pastor

4 Irreplaceable Tasks of the Senior Pastor

Four works every senior pastor must be continuously prioritizing.

Grab a Pint With God: Bible Studies in Bars

An article in the Globe and Mail explores the trend of religious groups meeting in bars and pubs.

10 Million Download LifeChurch's Free Bible App

Users have spent more than three billion minutes exploring the Bible using this smartphone app.

Prayer Guide Sells 90,000 Copies

Released October 15, Operation World is the seventh edition of highly anticipated prayer guide.

Handling Homosexuality in Your Preaching

How do you approach God’s Word when handling homosexuality?

Helping the Family in a Tough Economy

The New Testament church always takes care of her own.

Would You Attend a 3-D Church Service?

A Florida megachurch is inviting the community to a service unlike any they've seen before.

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Tullian Tchividjian Starts New Church After Affairs

Tullian Tchividjian has started a new church in Florida. While some of the church’s attendees say his return to leadership is a sign of God’s grace, one of the women Tchividjian had an affair with says there was abuse involved in their relationship and she does not believe he is truly repentant. 

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JD Greear: Here Is How to Keep the Gospel, Not Politics,...

JD Greear says, “Church-defining issues are the gospel, and we can disagree on secondary matters even with unity in primary ones.” At times this might seem impossible, but this week on our podcast, JD shares how to prioritize the gospel over any other issue...even politics.