By Thom Rainer on Oct 19, 2017
“Is this valley I am going through normal for pastors?”
By Lance Witt on Aug 8, 2016
Image management. There’s nothing particularly wrong with those two words, but when you put them together and give them to a ministry leader, it is a deadly cocktail. Image management is what we begin to do when our inner world becomes separated from our outer world.
By James O. Davis on May 29, 2020
James O. Davis reminds preachers that the length of a presentation is not determined by the clock but by the crowd.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 24, 2018
John Piper managed to offend people by simply preaching the truth at weddings. Maybe you should, too.
By Chris Heuertz on May 11, 2012
Smart phones and cloud computing are not going to solve our problem. We must center our lives on the "one thing."
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 18, 2017
"If you’ve been in ministry for any length of time, you know the challenge of trying to move the mission forward and handle the pastoral needs of a congregation at the same time. One of the most perplexing problems pastors and church leaders face is how to handle ‘pastoral emergencies’—the crises that come up in the lives of people that they look to you to help solve."
By Brandon Cox on May 6, 2017
You and I have exactly the same amount of time. Rich or poor, young or old, we each get 168 hours in a week’s time.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Dec 26, 2017
Here’s the sad truth: when your calendar is out of control, so are you. And so is your life.
By Ken Sande on Feb 28, 2018
An expert in conflict management, Ken Sande brings his expertise to pastors and leaders to help them relate better with their congregation, co-workers, and families.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 15, 2016
I’ve been studying the art of change management lately and wanted to share a process with you that could save you a lot of grief the next time you think about a change in your church’s programs or procedures.
By Lance Witt on Jul 24, 2017
It is going to happen. Take it to the bank. You can count on it. Someone on your team or in your organization will have a disastrous moral failure. So how do your prepare?
By Lance Witt on Jan 15, 2018
Ambition is a blessing and a curse. When it is God-directed and Spirit-managed, it can bear tremendous fruit. But when it is hijacked by self and ego, it can leave a wake of destruction in its path.