By David L. Hansen on Nov 17, 2018
Saying "no" can help focus your ministry, your leadership and your preaching.
By Karl Vaters on Jan 4, 2018
A minister with a well-nourished soul may or may not have a big church, but they’ll always have a healthy ministry.
By Craig Groeschel on Jul 25, 2011
Craig Groeschel discusses the need for church leaders to stop competing and work together for Christ.
By Mark Batterson on Jul 7, 2017
We are all in a battle. We are born on a battlefield between good and evil. We must choose sides, and then the fight good fight, a fight in which pastors and ministry leaders must lead the way.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2021
It’s not about church growth. Or working harder. It’s about doing smarter ministry with our church’s current resources.
By Josh Reich on Feb 25, 2021
Too many pastors work at churches they would not attend if they didn’t get paid to be there. Think about this: If you work at a church, would you attend it if you didn’t get paid to be there?
By Joe Hoagland on Jul 24, 2017
Have you ever considered how you might collaborate in sermon prep?
By Ed Stetzer on May 8, 2014
Guarding yourself takes work, can be awkward and is often inconvenient. But it's good stewardship.
By Lance Witt on Jul 10, 2017
What is the key to relational leadership?
By Sermoncentral on Nov 24, 2018
Follow the example of these leaders. You'll find joy in the midst of the hard work and long hours of pastoral ministry.
By Lance Witt on Apr 16, 2021
Pastors listen to other pastors. We listen to other people in ministry who are down in the trenches doing the hard work of leading others.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 21, 2021
Contrary to most of the indicators today, the Bible says the laity (saints) are to do the work of ministry. Most of the ministry should not be in the hands of pastors, but in the hands of the church members.
Unfortunately, we often reverse the biblical truth. We expect ministry to be done by the pastors and staff. Here are eight indicators of that reality.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Jan 30, 2017
When we work, we work. But when we pray, God works!
By Lance Witt on Sep 25, 2017
“Everything worthwhile is uphill. Everything that is valuable, you have to work for. No one ever coasted their way to success. Most people have uphill hopes but have downhill habits.”
By Chris Pascarella on Nov 25, 2017
"According to Scripture, pastors are called to equip the flock to do the work of ministry!"