Alan Briggs discusses how pastors and other church leaders can manage expectations—both internal and external—in order to avoid "pastor overwhelm."
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.
“Cynicism is subtle, but it’s identifiable because it means, ultimately, the loss of hope," Carey Nieuwhof says.
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 speaks to pastors who are leading in the #metoo era, helping people through dark times, and admitting you don't have all the answers.
“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.
In this Andy Stanley podcast, 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 holds a PhD in "being and doing church" and is the author of several books. He is also the head of the missiology...
“Part of hospitality is being open to people and their dreams.” - Terry Smith
“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
“Your identity is not how you feel...if that’s the case then all of our temptations will define us.” - Jackie Hill Perry
“People who don’t have time for a group always have time for their friends. Structure small groups around friendships.” - Allen White
“The first step to ending isolation is to admit we need community.” - Rusty George
“Greatness of a ministry shouldn't be measured by its size but by the love it offers for God.” - Ken Shigemetsu
“Communities that are poor have been poor for centuries so the causes are deeply ingrained in the culture. The solutions are also long term.” - Rich Stearns
“Not only are my opinions and actions about sexuality based on my beliefs about God but also my sexual experiences impact how I view God.” - Juli Slattery
“What I tried to write in my book is something that’s not biblically obvious.” - Francis Chan
“The one category where we could not see where the body of christ had very much capacity to respond was where the poor were the victims of violence.” - Gary Haugen
“I’m seeing the emergence of multi-ethnic, Christ-centered Bible-based churches to me that is the hope of a nation.”
“Church leaders should ask, ‘Who are we trying to reach?’” - Tony Morgan