By David Lose on Aug 31, 2013
What might our personal and congregational lives look like if we took Jesus' words more seriously at home, work, school and in our communities?
By Steven Furtick on Mar 5, 2012
"You don’t have to be Charles Spurgeon to preach the devil out of your life."
By Ron Walters on Feb 24, 2015
Dealing with stress may produce the greatest sermon we ever live.
By Ray Hollenbach on Oct 23, 2014
Everyone knows they're supposed to be thankful on Thanksgiving Day, but the heart-attitude won't kick in by magic; it has to be cultivated.
By Charles Stone on Jan 11, 2017
Mindfulness is a spiritual discipline akin to biblical meditation. It’s setting aside daily time to be still before God, to be in His presence in the present moment.
By Brady Boyd on Oct 4, 2011
How do you relieve ministry stress? Do you seek God for refuge or the adoration of crowds?
By Ray Hollenbach on Apr 1, 2015
The Last Supper: More than history, more than a painting, it's the living example of how to go through stressful times.
By Jonathan Howe on Dec 21, 2017
Unfortunately stress can lead churches to plan poorly and make unnecessary mistakes. Here are ten such mistakes to avoid in your church this Christmas.
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 Peter Mead on Sep 6, 2017
Preachers speak, but we don’t talk about everything. If you are a preacher you may read this series and find some encouragement that you are not alone. If you know a preacher you may read this and find some understanding that you did not have before.
By Charles Stone on Dec 18, 2017
These seven signs might indicate that your leadership is being negatively affected by how you handle your anxiety.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Aug 1, 2017
How are your email habits affecting your effectiveness?
By Charles Stone on Dec 1, 2017
For pastors, Sunday can be the most draining day of the week. Intense people interaction, teaching or preaching, seeing our critics, trying to remember names, and attempting to put our own problems aside to listen to other peoples' problems add up to a stress-filled day. The very day we want to be at our best requires more from us than any other day. As a result, we can easily make one or more of the 5 biggest mistakes pastors make on Sundays. Evaluate this list to find out how many you make.