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 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 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 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.”
By Lance Witt on Mar 11, 2016
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.
By Derwin Gray on Mar 28, 2013
Are your dance moves timeless or hopelessly out of date? Pastor Derwin Gray has five suggestions.
By Bruce Frank on Jul 13, 2012
Bruce Frank, lead pastor of of Biltmore Baptist Church, one of the top 50 fastest-growing churches in America, shares his sermon prep process.
By Sherman Cox on Jun 14, 2012
Are you preaching the same thing over and over again but don't know it? Sherman Cox offers practical steps to avoid this often overlooked preaching rut.
By Sherman Cox on May 3, 2012
Do your sermons address the same themes over and over? You might have a few blind spots in your preaching.
By Matt Steen on Apr 3, 2012
Some behaviors are like cancer to a leadership team. Are any of them part of your team?
By Kevin Larson on Dec 29, 2011
Do you want to preach God’s word for the long haul? Take regular weeks off to let God refill your tank and let others feed your soul.