By Peter Mead on Jun 25, 2011
The challenge with criticism is to sort it through and preach for our audience of One, yet with a loving sensitivity to the many who sit and listen.
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 1, 2011
Ron Edmondson offers insight about the good and bad ways we respond to ministry criticism.
By Leslie Holmes on Oct 25, 2014
When it's time to stand and deliver, we need to leave some things behind.
By Charles Stone on Feb 4, 2015
One survey discovered that 85 percent of pastors' wives feel unprepared for the ministry lifestyle.
By Peter Mead on Feb 16, 2015
If listeners aren't satisfied, it could be a good sign, or it could be a bad sign. In the same way, happy listeners may mean something is wrong.
By Joe Hoagland on May 23, 2016
Some criticism is unequivocally bad criticism. It is destructive, not based 100% in truth, and is based in bad intentions. Prepare yourself for this kind of criticism.
By Marshall Segal on Sep 30, 2016
Perhaps the single most significant hindrance to Christian witness in the world today is our hunger for human approval. By nature, we think more about what people think of us than about what they think of Jesus.
By Charles Stone on Jul 20, 2017
“Two things you can’t avoid in ministry are…people late to the service and … church critics.” In this short post, I suggest 10 ways to handle the church critic.
By Peter Mead on Sep 8, 2017
This series looks at seven things preachers never say. Last time we thought about the burden of expectation. How about this for another: The negative outcomes of both criticism and apathy.
By Thom Rainer on Oct 19, 2017
“Is this valley I am going through normal for pastors?”