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Leadership Lessons College Football

10 Leadership Lessons From College Football’s Opening Weekend

Small details can cause major problems if they’re ignored.
Big Mistakes Pastors

5 Big Mistakes Pastors Make on Sundays

The very day we want to be at our best requires more from us than any other day.
giving

3 Reasons Pastors Have Access to Their Church Members’ Giving Records

They view access as critical to leadership placement.
Legalism

Why Legalism Isn’t What You Think

How do you define legalism? What is a good illustration of legalism for you?
Great Value

The Great Value of Churches Under 100

There is no speedometer on the Great Commission. Stay focused on life change. That’s the primary measurement.
Survive and Thrive as a Pastor

How to Survive and Thrive as a Pastor

"Spurgeon reminds us that in our walk of spiritual leadership, equal and functional legs are vital."
struggles

7 Struggles of a Perfectly Imperfect Pastor

God chose me—a flawed, imperfect and broken vessel—because he delights in showing himself strong through the weak, like me—and you.
Church Should Close

5 Good Reasons a Church Should Close

Are there times when the best thing to do is close?
Ministry Assistant

7 Traits of the Excellent Ministry Assistant

Ministry is tough. Ministry has critics. The ministry assistant has to deal with them on a regular basis.
Neglect

4 Lies That Cause Pastors to Neglect Their Families

Lie #1: I can poorly lead my family and powerfully lead the church.
Budget

How to Make Budget Cuts in a Healthy Way

Budget cuts, when led well, can actually create a healthy season of pruning in the life of a church.
Church Members frustrating

Those Frustrating Times With Church Members

Even when you do your best to serve God by ministering to His people, some church members are not going to forgive you.
job change

6 Questions to Ask Before You Change Jobs

If you are considering a job change, ask yourself these questions first.
evaluate church

The 2 Best Questions to Evaluate Your Church

These questions narrow the scope of what you are evaluating to, what I believe, are two crucial elements: Culture and Systems.
Rethinking Getting People to Church

Stop Inviting People to Your Church!

Sometimes inviting people to your church misses the point entirely
9/11

Remembering 9/11 In Your Church This Weekend

3 prayer reminders we can share at our worship gatherings this weekend in remembrance of 9/11.
Egalitarians trending culture

Are the Egalitarians Trending With the Culture?

Almost everyone has heard the argument that egalitarians are just following culture in their views. But is this accurate?
Search Teams

3 Unhealthy Reasons Pastors Talk to Search Teams

Some pastors engage in ongoing conversations with pastoral search teams with little to no intention of really considering going to the church they are supposedly considering.
Tradition

Why Tradition in a Church Is Good and Traditionalism Is Not

Chuck Swindoll defined traditionalism as “an attitude that resists change, adaptation or alteration.”
Altar Calls

Are Altar Calls Outdated?

Pastors confide that they are frustrated because people “just won’t come forward” for the “altar call.”
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