Articles for Pastors

Articles for Pastors

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Notes from Catalyst

Did you miss Catalyst? No problem. Tony Morgan shares his notes to keep you in the know.

Leading Your Church to Reflect the Neighborhood

It starts with a sober assessment of where our churches are.

"Blue Like Jazz" Fans Save Film Project

Supporters raise over $65,000 to rescue film project based on a beloved Christian book.

Stumbling Blocks to Church Change

Revitalization expert Tom Cheyney discusses why change isn't always easy work in churches.

Change Happens! We Cannot Escape!

Church revitalization specialist Tom Cheyney offers help for the challenge of leading a church through change.

Chan Shares Final Message Before Leaving U.S.

Chan challenged 13,000 leaders at Catalyst days before his trip to Asia.

Pastors Preach Politics in Pulpit Campaign

A campaign aimed at calling attention to "Pulpit Freedom" had close to 100 participating pastors last Sunday.

Cash-Poor States Consider Sin-Taxes

The tough economy has prompted several states to consider new taxes wrapped in moral issues.

Squaring Off with Church Dropout

Researcher Sam Rainer gives an overview of study results on church dropouts.

Catalyst Leaders Learn How "Tension is Good"

Speakers at Catalyst 2010 include Craig Groeschel, Seth Godin, Francis Chan, and Beth Moore.

The Great Disconnect

Andy Stanley: "The principle of the path is operating in your life every minute of every day."

Battling Unbelief

"If the goal of the church is to glorify God in all that we do, we must make it our aim to battle unbelief," says John Piper.

Is Sunday AM Still Most Segregated Hour?

Why do America's churches remain so racially divided?

Tea Partiers Say U.S. is Christian Nation

New survey shows Tea Party members are social conservatives with traditional beliefs.

The Problem with Pastors as Rock Stars

The “rock star” problem is a sin issue, not a “size of church” issue.

Chan Talks About Next Steps

Former pastor Francis Chan talks about what's next for him and his family after leaving Cornerstone.

5 Reasons to Preach the Tough Stuff of Prophecy

Hal Seed offers five reasons why you should preach through the prophets.

Bible Illiteracy: Church's Dirty Little Secret

Pastor Randy Frazee calls attention to Bible illiteracy among the faithful.

PBS Special Explores "God in America"

God in America will air in a six-hour series for three nights beginning Monday, October 11.

Review: The Church of Facebook

Jesse Rice looks at the impact of Facebook on our churches and our relationships.
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