By Chris Pascarella on Nov 25, 2017
"According to Scripture, pastors are called to equip the flock to do the work of ministry!"
By David Mathis on Oct 10, 2017
What does the Bible teach about the role and qualifications of elders?
By Brandon Kelley on Sep 11, 2017
Every church has leaders, but not every church has leaders in the right place. If there’s a person in the wrong place in leadership, extensive damage can be done.
By Lance Witt on Aug 14, 2017
What are the makings of an exceptional team?
By Charles Stone on Aug 3, 2017
Silos occur in organizations and churches when leaders act like their ministry or team is the only one that matters. A silo attitude results in that leader or team only supporting, giving, or attending functions that pertain to them. It can kill a ministry and result in many problems. In this post, I suggest ways to minimize ministry silos.
By Karl Vaters on May 25, 2017
Following a long-term, successful pastorate is one of the hardest callings in ministry. Every pastor should do everything we can to make it as easy as possible for the next pastor and the church to do great ministry after we leave.
By Karl Vaters on May 2, 2017
Different sizes of churches serve different functions. And they face different challenges.
By Peter Walters on Apr 29, 2017
The school of hard knocks taught Paul that you learn, not earn, contentment.
By Karl Vaters on Apr 10, 2017
Not every pastor is called to cast a grand, singular vision for their congregation.
By Garrett Kell on Mar 11, 2017
Christians are uniquely equipped to thrive in tumultuous times, not because we are great, but because our God is.
By Greg Stier on Nov 23, 2016
In my interactions with pastors I’ve heard seven primary reasons for why some chose not to give the Gospel in every sermon.
By Paul Maxwell on Nov 16, 2016
I don’t think there’s anything I protect more rabidly than my reputation.
By Lance Witt on Oct 10, 2016
Unity is not passive, it is active. And if we are going to experience it, we have to work for it.
By Ed Stetzer on Sep 28, 2016
Pastors, do you know what an"evangelistic church" looks like? Are you even taking the time to share the gospel?
By Philip Holmes on Jul 7, 2016
“The reason elders are so necessary,” says Sanchez, “is because they are the means by which our sovereign king chooses to shepherd his church to display his kingdom on earth in local churches as embassies of heaven, and also to proclaim the message of the gospel, calling all people everywhere to repent and believe and enter into the kingdom. Elders shepherd the flock of God among them, under the chief Shepherd. That’s why elders are important, because it is our ascended Lord’s chosen means by which he shepherds his church.”