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  • Does Your Soul Have A Backbone?

    By Lance Witt on Apr 26, 2021

    based on 2 ratings

    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.

  • A Word From A 2700 Year Old Pastor

    By Lance Witt on Apr 16, 2021

    based on 8 ratings

    Pastors listen to other pastors. We listen to other people in ministry who are down in the trenches doing the hard work of leading others.

  • The Curse Of Competition

    By Lance Witt on Mar 26, 2021

    based on 1 rating

    Here is what I know to be true about competitiveness in my own life. It usually has to do with Outward Validation vs. Inward Validation. If I am honest, a spirit of competition and comparison has to do with me and my need to feel significant and successful. My own insecurity drives me to posture and protect. It drives me to compare and compete.

  • Teammates: On Your Heart Or On Your Nerves?

    By Lance Witt on Mar 23, 2021


    There have been lots of days when I wanted to hide out in my office and not have to deal with anybody. There have been plenty of times when the people I work with weren’t on my heart, but they sure were on my nerves. I suspect you know exactly what I’m talking about.

  • You Won't Accomplish Your Vision Without This

    By Lance Witt on Mar 11, 2021

    based on 4 ratings

    In my ministry Replenish, I am often asked “how do you know if a church is healthy”? What I know for sure is that the size of a church or it’s rate of growth or what happens on the platform in a weekend worship service is NOT a sure-fire indicator of health.

  • What’s The Big Hurry?

    By Lance Witt on Feb 9, 2021

    based on 4 ratings

    I confess to you that I am a hurrier. I wish I had a dollar for every time my kids have heard me say in an agitated tone “Hurry up!” Sometimes I walk in a hurry and leave my wife behind. When I have to wait in line, or a flight gets delayed, or there is dead time in a worship service, or someone is telling a long story, I find myself internally saying, “Could you please hurry up?”

  • 70% Of Pastors Don't Have One

    By Lance Witt on Feb 2, 2021

    based on 3 ratings

    Imagine a day in your future. You are now seventy or seventy-five, and the pace of life has slowed. You get up early in the morning and sit in your favorite chair with a cup of coffee. The house is still and silent. No one is there but you and God and your thoughts.

  • Make Sure You Plan The Finish

    By Lance Witt on Feb 1, 2021

    based on 3 ratings

    Can you imagine going to a theater to watch a hundred million dollar movie only to discover there isn’t a final scene? Can you imagine a race car driver leading the entire race and then in the final lap, stops paying attention and loses the race? Can you imagine getting directions on Google Maps and it not giving you the directions for the last mile?

  • When People Criticize Your Preaching

    By Lance Witt on Jan 9, 2021


    Gifted speakers and novices alike experience this unenjoyable aspect: people's criticism. In today's Pastor to Pastor, Lance Witt discusses a proper response from a biblical perspective.

  • Is Your Preaching Missing This Key Component?

    By Lance Witt on Jan 7, 2021

    based on 1 rating

    As a pastor I am embarrassed to admit this, but prayer has often been a struggle for me. And yet, it is crucial to our success in preaching.

  • The Clock Is Ticking

    By Lance Witt on Jan 1, 2021

    based on 2 ratings

    2021 is a clean canvas that God puts in our hands and with His help we can paint a beautiful picture this coming year.

  • What Are You Waiting For?

    By Lance Witt on Dec 29, 2020


    What are you going to do this next year to make the “most of your time”?

  • Crafting A Culture Of Honor

    By Lance Witt on Oct 22, 2020

    based on 3 ratings

    In the middle of this election year, the amount of vicious attack and trash talking has reached a new high (or low). I think it is time that we as pastors take the lead in helping our congregations and communities know how to treat one another.

  • Soul Care: The Most Valuable Resource For Great Preaching

    By Lance Witt on Feb 27, 2020

    based on 4 ratings

    Preaching is not only about only about communication technique and accurately “dividing the Word”. The best preaching flows from a healthy soul.

  • The Most Difficult Person You Will Ever Lead

    By Lance Witt on Sep 26, 2019

    based on 8 ratings

    Who is the most difficult person you have ever had to lead? Did somebody’s face and name just pop into your mind?