By Peter Mead on Aug 30, 2018
There are temptations to quit preaching, but temptations to "half-quit" are an even greater danger. Here are the warning signs and what to do about them.
By Wayne Cordeiro on May 9, 2018
Wayne Cordeiro offers tips for discerning when it's time to quit and when quitting is not God's best for you or your ministry.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Jun 13, 2013
This radical approach to a pastor's role may set some people's teeth on edge. What do you think?
By Charles Stone on Aug 16, 2017
Quitters never win and winners never quit was drilled into my mind at an early age. I believed it. I practiced it. I lived it. I only quit one thing in my life before age 18, my high school football team. I quit because I sat on the bench 99.976% of the time. Since, then, however, I’ve questioned the veracity of that phrase, as catchy as it may sound.
By Joe Mckeever on Nov 28, 2015
Joe McKeever tells us about the day he sat in on a Sunday school class and made a startling discovery.
By Leslie Holmes on Aug 27, 2018
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 Eric Mckiddie on Jul 27, 2016
“Self-starter” is an identity that up-and-coming leaders seek. It means that you take initiative and responsibility without being asked or coerced. You see a problem and you jump on it. No one ever has to tell you what to do. You put on your Nikes and just do it.
But there can be a dark side to self-starters, which is when their interest in beginning new projects and their disinterest in finishing projects are equal.
By Jon Acuff on Dec 6, 2012
Jon Acuff has heard quite a few sermons in his day. Here's a handy guide for discerning when the end is near.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2019
If your church is healthy, quit stressing about getting bigger. God may not be calling you to bigness.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Sep 9, 2016
While social media and even traditional media are still preoccupied with mega churches and multi-site churches, the reality is that most churches in North America are quite small.
By Glenn Packiam on Apr 18, 2017
What does it mean to be prophetic? The word is thrown around a lot, but depending on which circles you run in, it means something quite different.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Aug 6, 2016
It comes up in a surprising number of conversations these days. And no one’s quite sure how to respond to it.
The issue? Even committed church attenders are attending church less often.
By Lance Witt on Jul 25, 2016
Over the last few years my single most consistent prayer has been for spiritual courage. Being a coward comes quite naturally to me. I don’t like to fight. I don’t like rejection. I am definitely not a fan of pain. All of these are essential qualities of a coward.