By Brady Boyd on Apr 28, 2018
"I think it is great when pastors are candid about their own struggles. But there are times when the pastor can share way too much information and actually cause people to stumble."
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 22, 2017
"Any pastor can tell you about it. Even when you do your best to serve God by ministering to His people, some church members are not going to forgive you. You didn’t do it their way, weren’t there when they called, didn’t jump at their bark." So how do you handle these kinds of situations?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 3, 2016
Pastors aren’t fake; the struggle is real.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Jan 21, 2021
With the vast majority of churches struggling in some way, it’s time to rethink our future mission.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Aug 6, 2019
Preachers struggle with the temptation to make their charge from God a performance before men.
By Kevin Harney on May 28, 2018
If your church is struggling to invest in reaching your community and the world, ask yourself this question: Are we a church that is on fire with a passion for God?
By Lance Witt on Jan 7, 2021
As a pastor I am embarrassed to admit this, but prayer has often been a struggle for me. And yet, it is crucial to our success in preaching.
By Mark Looyenga on Nov 22, 2016
Again and again in Scripture, biblical characters experience contentment amidst struggle or difficulty in ways that go beyond just circumstance.
By Jacob Myers on Sep 22, 2021
How do you decide what to burn and what to protect?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 2, 2017
"I recently surveyed 1400 small and mid-sized church pastors to find out what they struggle with most as their church grows. They overwhelmingly identified developing leaders as their top challenge."
By Charles Stone on Mar 27, 2021
Many pastors secretly struggle with measuring up to very successful pastors and churches. It’s tough, but it comes with ministry. People compare pastors. In this post I suggest a few ways to deal with this “measure up mentality.” I begin with one pastor’s experience.
By Karl Vaters on Jan 31, 2017
If you’re pastoring a church that has or is turning around, here's some great news - and possibly your greatest challenge.
By Lane Sebring on Jan 17, 2020
Sometimes the sermon comes together like a beautifully crafted work of art. But other times I struggle to make progress in my study.
By Ron Edmondson on Nov 1, 2017
"One struggle I’ve witnessed consistently with leaders – including this one – is we drown in information overload. There are more good ideas than we can ever implement."
By Sermoncentral on Aug 13, 2016
I have been a pastor and spend a lot of time talking to pastors, and as I do I learn that one of the struggles many pastors have is prayer.