We become so familiar with our surroundings that we become oblivious to the faded paint, the frayed carpet, the chipped pulpit, the stack of stuff on the piano, or the burned-out light bulbs overhead.
Don't underestimate the physical energy needed to lead on Sundays.
If you're winning at work but losing at home, you're losing.
If you are not careful, you can become everyone’s friend, but nobody’s leader.
Revival is refreshing because we can encounter God in a different way.
How can you speak a love language to your pastor?
As one who has received criticisms over the years, I want to share with you personally five perspectives that have helped me deal with them.
Want to have a good marriage? You need to know that your marriage is about so much more than you and your happiness.
Listening to a Martin Luther King Jr. speech will teach you a lot about speaking and preaching.
The Apostle Paul knew young ministers need lots of reminders and many friends along the way who believe in them strongly enough to speak encouragement, truth and discipline to them.
Leaders that other people want to be around and work alongside typically have these endearing characteristics.
To kick off a church revitalization effort, I instruct churches to answer these three questions. They're not as hard as you might think.
Pastors and ministry leaders should consider the continuing education courses available these days. It's no longer out of reach for those in ministry to go back to school.
A mediocre marriage can turn into a bad marriage pretty quickly. Here are the signs to watch out for.
Ministry stress, left unchecked, can grow out of control to the point that it seems unmanageable. Here are some signs you may be approaching burn out.
Especially when you are first starting out as a leader, it's easy to make these common leadership mistakes.
Over the years, I’ve worked with a lot of pastors in difficult churches to lead. They’re not impossible—because nothing’s impossible for God (Matt. 19:26)—but...
After a painful or tragic life experience, how do you know you've gotten to a place where you're actually healing?
In the first ever “State of Theology” survey conducted in the U.K., the answer "I don't know" appeared more times than any of us should be comfortable with.
He calls it “the most painful problem in business.” Patrick Lencioni, in his book Death by Meeting, looks at one of the greatest resource wastes in...