By Charles Stone on Oct 17, 2014
Eight in ten pastors’ wives say they feel unappreciated or unaccepted by their husband’s congregations. Charles Stone and his wife give insight into how to protect your spouse and your marriage during the sometimes difficult calling of pastoral ministry.
By Eugene Cho on Mar 14, 2011
Is pastoral ministry a dangerous profession? Eugene Cho shares the facts.
By James Macdonald on May 25, 2011
In my experience, if a pastor does these three things faithfully he will have the support of the vast majority of his people in almost any church anywhere.
By James Macdonald on Jun 27, 2011
A panel of senior pastors including Steven Furtick, Greg Laurie, and James MacDonald talk about their wives and the roles they play in ministry.
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 28, 2011
Joe McKeever shares practical advice for dealing with the self-appointed church rulers who try to dominate your preaching and your ministry.
By Brady Boyd on Jun 29, 2011
Brady Boyd: "No matter how hard I try, I will always be tempted to measure my success by attendance numbers."
By Perry Noble on Aug 2, 2011
Avoid these declining church values and embrace positive growth in your church.
By Rick Ezell on Aug 24, 2011
Following Jesus can never be done in a hurry. It is not a hundred yard dash. If we want to follow someone, we can’t go faster than the one who is leading.
By Joe Mckeever on Aug 26, 2011
Joe McKeever offers a bold list of helpful leadership lessons from his ministry journey so far.
By Kevin Harney on Aug 25, 2011
Only when a church grafts evangelistic passion onto every ministry will outreach become more than just another program.
By Tim Stevens on Sep 5, 2011
Tim Stevens offers encouragement and practical advice to pastors going through a tough ministry funk.
By Ron Edmondson on Sep 24, 2011
Ron Edmondson: "God calls people to seemingly impossible tasks. It gives Him glory when I can’t do something, but He can."
By Jeff Vanderstelt on Oct 29, 2011
Jeff Vanderstelt of Soma Communities encourages leaders to gain a fresh perspective for living out the mission of the church today.
By Dean Shriver on Dec 12, 2011
Thinking about moving to another church? Before you do, consider the benefits of "not" changing churches.
By Adam Russell on Apr 11, 2012
Donald Trump is famous for a reason. He is a caricature of our own heart, the fleshed out reality of our own secret hopes.
By Steven Furtick on May 8, 2012
It’s inevitable--we all go through ministry funks. Steven Furtick offers four tips on getting out of them.
By Leslie Holmes on Oct 30, 2012
Astounding: 50 percent of pastors serving American congregations are so discouraged in ministry that they would quit if they could afford to do so.
By Sherman Cox on May 2, 2013
In many churches, there are simply not enough opportunities to preach for all of the unpaid associates and assistants. What to do?
By Tim Spivey on Dec 26, 2015
Pastor Tim Spivey shares field-tested truths preachers need to know for effective ministry.
By Ray Hollenbach on Oct 5, 2013
What if there were a way to open the floodgates of heaven for other people? What if YOU could have this secret?
By Ray Hollenbach on Oct 30, 2013
The well-rounded preacher draws from multiple sources. How wide is your reading?
By David Hansen on Nov 12, 2013
Saying "no" can help focus your ministry, your leadership and your preaching.
By Chris Surber on Nov 16, 2013
God uses big churches for certain Kingdom jobs, and God uses little churches for specific assignments.
By Jared Moore on Apr 16, 2015
Check out this list. Do you still want to be a pastor? If so, then God has probably called you to the ministry.
By Peter Mead on Nov 30, 2013
"The ministry of the word is stewarding and heralding God's word in such a way that people encounter God through his word."
By Hugh Halter on Feb 26, 2014
"The goal of our existence is to learn how to leverage everything God has given us."
By Ed Stetzer on May 8, 2014
Guarding yourself takes work, can be awkward and is often inconvenient. But it's good stewardship.
By Frank Viola on May 7, 2014
When a genuine church is born, it possesses within its spiritual DNA all the giftings that are in Jesus Christ.
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 19, 2014
When we preach we plant seeds, but what will grow from the seeds we plant?
By Bob Hostetler on Jun 26, 2015
Pastor Bob Hostetler hasn't just survived the challenges that come with being married while in ministry; he lists his marriage as a major ministry success. How does that happen?