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Dean Sweetman and Frank Barry: What Pastors Need to Know About Year-End Giving

Dean Sweetman and Frank Barry with Tithe.ly discuss what pastors and ministry leaders need to know about year-end giving. The reality is that December is an excellent time to talk about giving, even more so than you may realize.
Jonathan Pokluda

Jonathan Pokluda: Millennials, “Adulting”, and the Church

Jonathan Pokluda leads a group of 3,500 millennials in Dallas, Texas. His best tip for discipling this age group: Don't lower the bar.
Natasha Sistrunk Robinson

Natasha Sistrunk Robinson: A Sojourner’s Journey in the Church

Natasha Sistrunk Robinson discusses the lessons she learned during her service in the military about mentorship and uniting under a common mission. She sees many crossovers between her military training and discipleship in the church.
Gavin Rogers migrant caravan

Gavin Rogers: Why I Joined the Migrant Caravan

 Gavin Rogers serves as an associate pastor of Travis Park United Methodist Church in San Antonio, Texas. Pastor Roger's ministerial work concerns itself with helping...
Lysa Terkeurst

Lysa Terkeurst: How to Lead When Your Private Life Is Being Shaken

Lysa Terkeurst faced a major blow to her marriage and two life-threatening illnesses in a relatively short amount of time. She shares how she managed to keep faith in God and keep leading even while her personal life was being severely shaken.
Bryan Loritts

Bryan Loritts: White Evangelicalism and the Hope I See

“I don’t think privilege in and of itself is the problem. I think the poor stewardship of privilege is the problem," Bryan Loritts says.
Alan Briggs

Alan Briggs: How to Overcome ‘Pastor Overwhelm’

Alan Briggs discusses how pastors and other church leaders can manage expectations—both internal and external—in order to avoid "pastor overwhelm."
Corey Nelson church for children

Corey Nelson: How to Unintentionally Start a Church for Children

When Pastor Corey Nelson took over a pastorate in a very rough neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky, he didn't expect to transform it into a church for children. But that is exactly what God had in mind to help the neighborhood.
Carey Nieuwhof

Carey Nieuwhof: How to Overcome the Cynicism That Saps Leaders of Strength

“Cynicism is subtle, but it’s identifiable because it means, ultimately, the loss of hope," Carey Nieuwhof says.
Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer: How to Pastor People in an Age of Outrage

In an age of bitter arguments and divisiveness, Ed Stetzer offers leaders a thoughtful way to approach the hot-button issues of the day.
Craig Groeschel

Craig Groeschel: How to Pastor With Integrity

Craig Groeschel speaks to pastors who are leading in the #metoo era, helping people through dark times, and admitting you don't have all the answers.
Les Parrott

Les Parrott: Lowering the Divorce Rate in the Church by One Third

“Every single percentage point that we drop the divorce rate, the lives of more than a million children are positively impacted," Dr. Les Parrott says.
Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley: Why I Stopped Saying ‘The Bible Says’ When I Preach

Andy Stanley unpacks his reasoning for eliminating phrases such as "the Bible says..." from our preaching in order to reach the younger generations and return to a more New-Testament model of evangelism.
Michael Frost

Michael Frost: The Church Needs to Get Back to Being Weird

 Michael Frost holds a PhD in "being and doing church" and is the author of several books. He is also the head of the missiology...
Terry Smith

Terry Smith: Dreaming of Diversity in Your Church

“Part of hospitality is being open to people and their dreams.” - Terry Smith
Peter Greer

Peter Greer: Stop Comparing Your Ministry to Others

“This idea of comparison is toxic to the broader impact that we’re supposed to have when we no longer see others as rivals and competitors but as friends and allies that we’re going to be spending all eternity with.” - Peter Greer
Jackie Hill Perry

Jackie Hill Perry: God Is Not Calling Gay People to Be Straight

“Your identity is not how you feel...if that’s the case then all of our temptations will define us.” - Jackie Hill Perry
Allen White

Allen White: Finding Ways to Make Small Groups Work

“People who don’t have time for a group always have time for their friends. Structure small groups around friendships.” - Allen White
Rusty George

Rusty George: Pastors Need Community

“The first step to ending isolation is to admit we need community.” - Rusty George
Ken Shigemetsu

Ken Shigemetsu: Pastor, Here’s How to Protect Your Soul

“Greatness of a ministry shouldn't be measured by its size but by the love it offers for God.” - Ken Shigemetsu
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