Sometimes they’ve taken power when leadership voids existed, and they assume they still have that power. Or, they’re fighting to keep the power they lost when new leadership arrived.
The Apostle always reminded believers of what they were, even while correcting the sin that was so pervasive in their lives.
The mild culture of outreach in churches has been replaced with no culture of outreach.
Russell Moore makes the case that without theology we can’t even define Jesus, let alone put our faith in him.
Tempered with plenty of humorous asides, the speech Chris Pratt gave at the MTV Movie & TV Awards was positive and touched on issues of faith.
This hard-to-admit list can give you practical insights in how to pray for your pastors.
How do you know you haven’t fallen for a leadership myth that simply isn’t true?
Many times in leadership the intangibles determine the quality of our leadership. I have learned this is especially true in church revitalization.
In one of the more intense passages of Scripture, we are told a story of a time King David failed miserably on multiple levels...
When it comes to leadership, God bestows influence and authority on those who have proven to be faithful stewards of smaller responsibilities.
I’m far too much like a Pharisee and not enough like Jesus.
The willingness of the apostles to suffer and die as martyrs for their faith is one of the most commonly cited arguments for the resurrection.
The default mode of most leaders is to resist resistance. In fact, most desperate leaders gravitate toward comfort.
I recently watched a documentary on the life of David Cassidy titled David Cassidy: The Last Session, and let me tell you, it was...
I’ve been called a lot of things in my life. Most of them good. Some unrepeatable in a blog written by a pastor. However, when my African brothers and sisters call me Father (as a term of respect and endearment, not a religious title), it always moves me.
Why do so many evangelicals have a warped understanding of the Holy Spirit? Could I suggest that, in large part, this is rooted in what we publicly say, sing, write and teach (or fail to teach) in our Christian circles.
For over a decade I have tried to find the best way to format my sermon notes. I’ve asked some of the greatest living known preachers how they do it and if I could see theirs.
"The best leaders are able to execute and makes things happen."
Having counseled hundreds of people over four decades, I can’t escape the fact that people seldom genuinely want to grow. I can’t tell you how...
The ill-gained affirmation you receive will hurt you and your leadership over the long-haul. And of course, you can’t keep everyone happy even if that was a good idea.