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 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 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 Sermoncentral on Jan 22, 2021
It never gets easier. No matter how many times you hear about it. And we're hearing about it a lot more lately. In epidemic numbers.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 31, 2021
It may be harder to be happy in life and ministry than it’s ever been. From our earliest days, we have lived in an echo chamber, to varying degrees, of the voices of self-actualization. You can do whatever you set your mind to. Pursue your dreams. Find your passion — and make it profitable.
By Eric Mckiddie on Apr 28, 2021
“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 Lance Witt on Oct 16, 2017
"In ministry, there are certain tensions that we must live with. Sometimes they seem contradictory, but they are tensions that are actually healthy for us."
By Brandon Cox on Jun 26, 2018
Brandon Cox: In the pursuit of excellence in your ministry, remember these five guiding principles.
By Eugene Cho on Mar 21, 2018
Is pastoral ministry a dangerous profession? Eugene Cho shares the facts.
By Ed Stetzer on Feb 2, 2013
Are you easily distracted by high-profile ministries? You might be guilty of "ministry pornography." In this video Ed Stetzer discusses the dangers of ministry comparison with Jon Acuff.
By Bob Hostetler on Jan 8, 2020
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?
By Lance Witt on Nov 20, 2017
How do you define a "win" in ministry?
By David L. Hansen on Nov 17, 2018
Saying "no" can help focus your ministry, your leadership and your preaching.
By Tim Stevens on Apr 9, 2020
Tim Stevens offers encouragement and practical advice to pastors going through a tough ministry funk.
By Jared Moore on Dec 5, 2019
Check out this list. Do you still want to be a pastor? If so, then God has probably called you to the ministry.