Pastor How To's

Pastor How To's

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How to Preach a Crisp, Clear Gospel Message

"For me, it all starts by communicating 10 words," says Larry Moyer.
20 Points on Leading Millennials

20 Points on Leading Millennials

Brad Lomenick: "They want to be held accountable by those who are living it out. Measure them and give them constant feedback."
Top 20 Blogs Every Christian Leader Should Read

Top 20 Blogs Every Christian Leader Should Read

Brian Dodd shares his list of the top 20 blogs Christian leaders should read in 2012.
Pastor, You Are More Vulnerable to Sexual Temptation Than You Think

Pastor, You Are More Vulnerable to Sexual Temptation Than You Think

Jeff Fisher offers five areas of weakness that make church leaders more open to sexual sin.
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How to Be a More Productive Pastor

But the most important limited asset we must steward is our time.
Why We All Should Care About More Tongues

Why We All Should Care More About Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in tongues illuminates a piece of Heaven here on Earth.
Great Ways to Give People Hope

10 Great Ways to Give People Hope

We need all 10 emotions in our “bag of hope” if we’re going to be effective.
Ministry Tips

10 Ministry Tips I Wish I Knew When I Started

Brady Boyd: "No matter how hard I try, I will always be tempted to measure my success by attendance numbers."
4 Popular—and Dangerous—Preaching Myth

4 Popular—and Dangerous—Preaching Myths

What you think about your preaching while preparing your message might be just as important as the words you say when you deliver it.
Urgent Times to Confront Sin

3 Urgent Times to Confront Sin in Your Church

God tends to show up in churches where there is repentance, grace and spiritual health.
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8 Things Pastors Should Do on Facebook

Don’t just post the good stuff that’s going on in your life. It’s OK to express sadness, anger and frustration.
Leadership Principles

7 Impractical (but Priceless) Leadership Principles

Ron Edmondson: "If you want to be a great leader, find ways to avoid practicality."
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Shawn Lovejoy: Why I Resigned From Being "Lead" Pastor

"After much prayer and reflection, I have made a private decision I need to make public here today."
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Why a Healthy Sex Life (if You’re Married) Makes You a Better Leader

Sexual intimacy might not be your first thought when thinking of leadership skills, but it’s a great way to test your faithfulness in the small things.

13 Signs People Are Excited to Attend Your Church

"Nothing creates excitement and expectation like continually focusing everything on the One who is worthy of all this excitement, Jesus."

12 Must-Know Tips for Senior Pastors

Alan Danielson offers an "indispensable" list of tips for top-level leaders in the church today.

18 Ways to Ruin Your Reputation on Facebook

Every time we post, we risk hurting others and ourselves.

10 Tips for a Mission-Minded Thanksgiving

We don’t have to be Jedi-master evangelists to be agents of the gospel among those we know best.

Your Weakness Is No Problem

We are given the Lord’s standard for our behavior. But knowing the weaknesses of humans, the Lord also built in a fail-safe plan for dealing with our failures.

Pastor: No Whining, Please!

The line between whiner and leader is optimism.
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