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Don’t Worry, Be Casting

by Andy Naselli First Peter 5:6–7 is bursting with hope and comfort. When I am tempted to worry, I often meditate on it. And when I...

When It Seems Like God Did You Wrong

The story of Naomi in Ruth chapter one teaches us that how things look and how things feel are often not how they are. The last time...

5 Truths About the Resurrection of Jesus

The resurrection of Jesus is foundational to the Christian faith, and yet, oftentimes, we only give it real thought around the Easter season.

Let's Give Away $1 Million

When Faith and I first were married, we spent a lot of time talking about goals for our life together. One of our seemingly outlandish...

Five Helps for Your Holy Week

To help you make the most of Holy Week, we’ve ventured into the archive to find five of the best Piper articles related to...

The Strangeness of Being a Pastor

Being a pastor isn’t the hardest job – not by a long shot. I can think of many, many jobs that seem far more demanding....

John Piper: Ten Lessons from a Hospital Bed

Recently I spent 30 hours in the hospital. I won’t tantalize you with details, but you can tell by this blog, I’m still alive....

Why Your Church is Probably Operating at Less than 50% Effectiveness

Most of you will disagree with what I am about to suggest. Nevertheless, I will try my best to share with you what I’ve...

Why Your Church is Probably Operating at Less than 50% Effectiveness

Most of you will disagree with what I am about to suggest. Nevertheless, I will try my best to share with you what I’ve...

Being Rich Isn't a Sin

Money. Loot. Moola. Scratch. Greenbacks. Dough. Bank. Benjamins. Wad. Shekels. Bills. Dead presidents. However you like to refer to your money, our lives all revolve, to...

The Joy of Getting Unstuck

I’m busy. Like you, I’ve got a hundred things going on between family and church and work and all the in between. Let me be...

The Truth of the Bible Still Matters, and It Always Will

The Bible is literally true. If I just lost you, that’s okay. I get that this may come across as a weird statement to anyone...

Leading Yourself – Know Your Craft

Sing a new song of praise to him; play skillfully on the harp, and sing with joy. - Psalm 33:3 Don’t just show up to work, bring your...

‘Divergent’ Lesson in Human Depravity

It’s rare to find a major motion picture that paints humanity, as a whole, to be this bad. Not only was it human evil that...

Why Talking About Church Growth Matters

It’s inevitable. Every single time we publish an article on pastors.com designed to help Pastors lead their churches to grow, people react with defensiveness...

Smiling is Not Enough: The Top Ten Mistakes Your Volunteers Make Welcoming Guests at...

The team at Auxano enjoys playing the role of “secret worshipper” when we take a church through our visioning process called the Vision Pathway....

Leading Yourself – Know Your Role

Anyone in ministry is a person under authority. From the senior pastor answering to a board, trustees or the congregation (depending on your governance)...

Remember Saint Patrick

Saint Patty’s Day is for the pagans. You might say it that way, and then carefully wash your Christian hands of all the carousing and...

Leading Yourself – Know Your Motive

Last year, I wrote a long piece or short ebook on leading yourself. I’m going to roll it out, piece by piece, over the...

Learn to Fly in the Fellowship

It’s a shame the word “fellowship” has fallen on hard times in some circles, and is dying the death of domestication and triviality. It...
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