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You Are Wonderfully Made

All this to say, Christian, look at yourself as the amazing specimen of the Divine Architect, and praise God for how wonderfully made you are.

Ron Edmondson’s Leadership Tip: Invent Now, Tweak Later

Sometimes we simply need to do something different – invent now, start something new. We often need a fresh dose of innovation.

God’s Kingdom Story: What Story Are You Telling?

There is one story that is above all of the others, and it is the kingdom story. It is the genuine story that our hearts long for and the one in which God invites us to participate.

3 Reasons You Should Learn From Different People

Here's a question I’m working through about learning from different people: Does the breadth of your learning impact the depth of your learning?

Do YOU Have a Spirit of Entitlement?

Entitlement is the belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment. It is the feeling that you have the right to do or have what you want without having to work for it.

What is Your Pet Sin?

Every one of us probably also has a sin we rather enjoy, a sin we refuse to put to death. In fact, we may even protect and promote it. We might refer to it as a pet sin.

Investing and Inviting To Achieve Maximum Impact

The core dynamic of evangelism is investing and inviting.

Are You a Salesperson for Sin?

Are you an effective salesperson for sin? No, I’m not referring to causing others to stumble—although the Bible has harsh words for when we do.

7 Suggestions for a Declining Church

It should be noted there are no cookie-cutter solutions for reversing a declining church. Churches have unique characteristics, because they have different people.

Your Checklist For Sharing the Gospel

Sharing the Gospel is like flying an airplane. You want to take off smoothly, have a solid flight plan, know how to deal with emergency situations and then, of course, land safely.

Don’t Just Pray — Become a PRAYING Church

How does a church make the leap to become a praying church, where prayer is the engine and fuel behind every spiritual advancement?

12 Spiritual Disciplines That Will Make Your Faith Strong

I believe 12 primary spiritual disciplines were practiced by Jesus and prescribed for all believers in the Bible.

How To Be Creative Even When It’s Risky

We often think that creativity is something that’s inspired, beautiful, and only happens when the spark strikes or the muse speaks. Actually, nothing could be further from the truth.

Why Would Jesus Warn Us That ‘The Love of Many Will Grow Cold?’

Jesus told us that "the love of many will grow cold." Here's why we need to listen to His warning that “many will turn away from Me and betray and hate each other….Sin will be rampant everywhere."

4 Ways To Empower Young Leaders

The growth of our organization has forced our team and myself to relinquish leadership over several key areas. The amazing thing is that most departments improved under the new leaders, and the entire organization has became stronger.

7 Ways to Support Your Pastor’s Spouse

It has been called the loneliest job in the church. Yet, most church members I know want to support the pastor and the pastor’s spouse.

The Path to True Greatness

Jesus teaches the disciples that there is a path to true greatness. It is a path of self-denial and suffering. Alexander again notes, "glory and suffering and inextricably linked together in the purposes of God."

The Great Commission and 3 Types of Churches

When it comes to obeying the Great Commission, there are three types of churches. Which type is your church?

The Counsel and Care of the Elderly

The principle of honoring the elderly is bound up in the fifth commandment. When God commands you to "honor your father and your mother," He is charging you to respect all superiors in age and rank.

Effective Churches Change, But Here Are 7 Signs Your Church Will Never Change

Most effective churches change constantly. But effective churches never change the mission or the message (those are eternal).

At Pro-life Gala, Former Supermodel Kathy Ireland Challenges Churches To ‘Wake...

Former supermodel Kathy Ireland was honored for her pro-life advocacy at the 2023 Live Action Gala on Saturday, Sept. 23. The Christian entrepreneur told attendees that churches need to “wake up.”

Arthur Brooks: Why You Don’t Need To Have a Midlife (Ministry)...

Dr. Arthur Brooks joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share what few people realize about professional decline and how church leaders can make the most of the second half of their lives.

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