By Peter Mead on Jul 23, 2011
Everyone needs encouragement. And yet, strangely, it's often absent from a significant amount of preaching.
By Ron Edmondson on Aug 17, 2017
Do you want people to get along, support one another, and join forces to achieve the vision? Of course you do. All leaders want their teams to cooperate.
By Randy Alcorn on Sep 2, 2017
Many Christian men would agree that they’re experts in business, hunting, fishing, football, or cars. Sadly, however, even those who attend Bible-teaching churches may know very little about the Bible and theology. Why?
By Todd Hiestand on Feb 25, 2013
"One of the most individual things done in churches these days is preaching." (And that's not a good thing.)
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Jul 21, 2014
Good preaching is a partnership between pastor and congregation, pulpit and pew, the one who preaches and the one who listens.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Oct 28, 2014
Not all change is bad. What if "new" ways of preaching and doing church actually take us closer to the New Testament model?
By Charles Stone on Jul 21, 2016
Somebody once said there are two things in life we can’t avoid, taxes and death. I’d like to add a third, discouragement. Church leader or not, you will face it. It’s an inevitable part of life. Here’s how I’ve learned to defeat discouragement.
By Lance Witt on Nov 7, 2016
As a leader, your words carry more weight and they have more staying power. Your words get amplified and magnified.
By Lance Witt on May 15, 2017
Our words have incredible power. Both what we say and, how we say it are of great importance.
By Francis Chan on Nov 22, 2011
Chan encourages us to pray for a new encounter with God.
By Bob Russell on Aug 23, 2010
Bob Russell encourages pastors and preachers who tiptoe around the topic of giving.
By Beth Moore on Jul 29, 2011
Beth Moore encourages leaders to seek God's direction and not their own plans for the future.
By Beth Moore on Dec 23, 2011
Beth Moore encourages pastors to seek God's direction and not their own plans for the future.
By Brian Croft on Nov 17, 2015
Brian Croft gives three sound suggestions for encouraging others as they explore their calling.
By Craig Groeschel on May 28, 2011
Craig Groeschel encourages pastors to make sure they don't miss the key ingredient for authenticity in preaching.
By Ben Mandrell on May 18, 2011
What makes a faithful preacher? Ben Mandrell offers a helpful list of six examples to encourage preachers to stay true to their calling.
By Dino Rizzo on Aug 27, 2011
Dino Rizzo shares his personal testimony and encourages leaders to embrace a humble servant-focused attitude in ministry.
By Tim Stevens on Sep 5, 2011
Tim Stevens offers encouragement and practical advice to pastors going through a tough ministry funk.
By Charles Stone on Oct 15, 2011
Charles Stone encourages pastors to use discernment when receiving criticism with these ten tips.
By Jeff Vanderstelt on Oct 29, 2011
Jeff Vanderstelt of Soma Communities encourages leaders to gain a fresh perspective for living out the mission of the church today.
By Peter Mead on Jun 27, 2015
Some people may overly esteem their nationality, so that it is held on a par with their faith. We wouldn’t want to encourage that.
By Dallas Willard on Sep 2, 2013
Right up until his passing, Dallas Willard encouraged preachers and pastors to focus on what's most important.
By Sherman Cox on Jan 3, 2015
"Just like Habakkuk wrote on and just like Andre sang on, I would encourage you to PREACH ON."
By Trevin Wax on May 11, 2011
Trevin Wax uncovers seven often used urban preaching myths and encourages pastors to verify sources, illustrations, and stories before preaching.
By Peter Mead on Jun 15, 2011
Does your sermon keep building momentum as you progress or does it stall out in the middle or end? Peter Mead offers encouragement for preachers to avoid the common pitfalls to message momentum.
By Maurilio Amorim on Nov 18, 2011
Maurillo Amorim: "I hope we are not creating a culture that encourages people to be authentic about their sins but excuses them from doing the hard work of making things right."
By Ron Edmondson on Apr 19, 2016
Whether it’s church planting or encouraging church revitalization and growth of an existing church – if God calls you to it, and you are faithful to the call – you’ll feel His pleasure upon your obedience and service.
By Joe Mckeever on May 18, 2016
Consider these five reasons to be involved in the local association. I promise you that Christ will be honored, your church will be strengthened, other ministers will be encouraged, and most surprising of all, you will find yourself to be more fulfilled in serving your Lord.
By Lane Sebring on Aug 26, 2016
Recently my church hosted a leadership conference to encourage and equip our lay leaders and staff. One of the speakers at the event, Nikki, impacted me with her engaging presentation.
By Charles Stone on Apr 21, 2016
The ‘measure up mentality’ can suck the joy out of ministry. By applying a few simple ideas, you can stay positive and encouraged in your ministry even when you feel you don’t measure up in the eyes of others.