By Dean Shriver on Dec 12, 2011
Thinking about moving to another church? Before you do, consider the benefits of "not" changing churches.
By Josh Reich on Apr 27, 2016
Nobody likes a crisis. No one likes bad news or being disappointed or being uncomfortable. We like when things work, when things are easy, when things go our way. Yet if you are a leader, at some point you will walk through a crisis with your church.
By Ray Hollenbach on Sep 11, 2018
There's a rich vein of life even in the verses that close each Epistle. Have you ever preached a benediction?
By Chris Surber on Sep 20, 2018
What is your church doing to train future preachers and pastors?
By Charles Stone on Mar 24, 2016
How would you rank your clarity in your ministry? Here are nine benefits of being clear as you lead your church.
By John Gilman Ii on Jun 16, 2016
Before kids, life was simpler, but it was a lot less fun. After kids, things get crazy. Everything takes more time, and you wonder what you did before the little ones were around. Going places with your kids becomes an adventure. You pack up everything you’ll need and some things you won’t. You make sure everyone’s eaten and used the restroom, even though you know they’ll be hungry and have to go again when you get there.
By Eric Mckiddie on Jan 12, 2016
The celebration and joy of preaching God’s word will return to you when you remember the blessings that God has in store.
By Brandon Kelley on Apr 8, 2017
A couple of years ago, I decided to make the switch from night owl to morning person and that switch has made all the difference.
By Erik Raymond on Aug 3, 2015
Erik Raymond suggests some things he has done as both dad and pastor to help kids hear and understand the message in “big church.”
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 10, 2016
Disciples of Jesus Christ must never try to calculate the cost/benefit of some act of ministry.
By Peter Mead on Mar 2, 2015
Sage advice we all wish we had heard when we were just starting out. Do you know a young preacher who might benefit?
By Chuck Lawless on May 30, 2017
Most leaders would benefit from more regular evaluations – particularly self-evaluations. Even daily and weekly self-evaluations merit our consideration if we want to lead well, regardless of our position.
By Charles Stone on Jul 1, 2016
For many years scientists and philosophers have pondered why we need sleep besides to not be sleepy. Of course we all intuitively know how important sleep is to our bodies, relationships, and walk with God. But as neuroscientists are learning more about the brain, they are discovering many positive brain benefits from sleep. This list below includes some of those benefits.
By Steven Furtick on Aug 3, 2016
It’s easy enough to say we need to be patient with the process. To talk about the benefits of weaknesses. To extol the virtues of embracing who we really are.
But I think we all know why we are in such a hurry to change.