By Alphonetta Wines on Feb 21, 2013
We are called upon to bring the word: Sunday morning, Bible studies, funerals, conferences, civic events. Is it any wonder that there are times we have nothing fresh to say?
By Ray Hollenbach on Feb 20, 2015
We are loaded down with so many "shoulds," we find ourselves paralyzed by the inability to apply what we know.
By Charles Stone on Jul 21, 2016
Somebody once said there are two things in life we can’t avoid, taxes and death. I’d like to add a third, discouragement. Church leader or not, you will face it. It’s an inevitable part of life. Here’s how I’ve learned to defeat discouragement.
By Lance Witt on Oct 3, 2016
You don’t have to be running at an insane pace to be running on empty. I think the primary issue here isn’t the size of your ministry or the pace of your ministry. The PRIMARY issue has to do with the health of your soul (your interior life).
By Brian Croft on Oct 18, 2016
Marriage is hard enough, but add ministry into the mix and you have a recipe for a potential mess.
By Peter Walters on Oct 29, 2016
I think we don’t take seriously enough the fact that taking care of our bodies is a spiritual issue.
By Leigh Ann Looyenga on Nov 3, 2016
Are you tired? Worn down by the pace of life and ministry? Do you feel like the abundant life may not be for ministry leaders?
By Brian Croft on Dec 19, 2016
You may call it something different, but every pastor knows about it. It is the mental, emotional, and spiritual crash that takes place the next day (Monday) as a result of pouring your heart and soul out in the proclamation of God’s word to God’s people the day before.
By Lance Witt on Jan 16, 2017
Leaders who stay spiritually healthy long term are those who learn this sacred rhythm of advance and retreat.
By Steve Smith on Jan 20, 2017
If we do not understand our own limits in this life, we will never be content, satisfied or happy!
By Charles Stone on Mar 13, 2017
Although we intuitively understand how to refuel ourselves, we often don’t do it. He challenged us to ask why we don’t.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Nov 17, 2017
"What hidden factors threaten to make or break you as a leader and as a person?"
By Josh Reich on Jan 6, 2018
"The number one complaint I hear from people is, “I don’t have time. I don’t have time for hobbies, sleep, my marriage, relationships, kids, reading my Bible.” You do, you just gave that time away. You give your time to the things that matter most."