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How to Manage Conflict and Stay Married in Ministry

How to Manage Conflict and Stay Married in Ministry

Every relationship — even a good one — has conflict. If you don’t know how to deal with it, how to resolve it, how to manage it, you can kill your relationship.
travel light How To Travel Smarter, Faster, Lighter, and Cheaper

How to Travel Smarter, Faster, Lighter and Cheaper

Senior pastors of growing, outreach-focused churches have two things in common: They all travel a lot, and they all hate traveling.
fatherhood What Billy Graham Can Teach Us About Failing as a Father

What Billy Graham Can Teach Us About Failing as a Father

Sadly, broken relationships are part of the human existence as well. Your failure and brokenness does not need to define you or your fatherhood.
dr. james white Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

A truth that many don't realize is this: The higher the standards, the stronger the team.
Practical Help For Developing Your Church’s Team Culture with Lee Coate

Practical Help for Developing Your Church’s Team Culture with Lee Coate

Lee Coate, the executive pastor in charge of ministry and media at The Crossing Christian Church in Las Vegas, talks about building strong church teams.
What Is the Mission of the Church Today?

What Is the Mission of the Church?

The word mission is not a biblical word, so we must define what we mean when we talk about a mission. The word mission comes...
10 Reasons Why Pastoring is the Best Job in the World

10 Reasons Why Pastoring Is the Best Job in the World

Never in nearly three decades of being a senior pastor have I known those in my profession to be more battered and beleaguered. Still, being a pastor is the best job in the world.
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What Is the Mission of the Church Today?

What has God sent the church to accomplish? While there may be many good things the church could do, what is the primary thing that God has sent us to do?
Underneath The Surface of Leadership Development

Underneath the Surface of Leadership Development

Leadership development is similar to a house in that the foundation is essential to the process and the outcomes. What is underneath the surface makes all the difference.
How reclaim time To Reclaim 40 Hours a Month

How to Reclaim 40 Hours a Month

How would you like to find another 40 hours in your month? What could you accomplish with that time? Get an advanced degree? Read the books you’ve been wanting to get to? Develop an interest? Sharpen a skill set? Think about the impact of this.
calendar control How to Control Your Calendar

How to Control Your Calendar

We should be reluctant to blame God, however, for our clogged calendars when they are often caused by our own procrastination or poor planning.
Joseph's brothers They Never Saw This Coming

They Never Saw This Coming

Have you ever noticed that the eyesight that leads you into sin is blind, but the eyesight to lead you out is presumed to be 20/20?
What the Word of God Says About the Word of God, Book by Book

What the Word of God Says About the Word of God, Book by Book

What God says about his word is a deep, complex, and staggering thing. And each book of the written word testifies to the wonder of his revelation. I decided to take a look, book by book, selecting a representative passage from each to highlight many of the things God's word says about God's words.
sermon outline template My 4 Step Method for Outlining Sermons

My 4-Step Method for Outlining Sermons

I don’t have one method that I use every time. Each sermon calls for something slightly different. But I do have a preferred method I enjoy using when it fits with the sermon.
Cynicism Sucks

Cynicism Sucks

Cynicism spreads through our soul like a virus, causing negativism that often leads to discouragement.
Pastor, Do You Need a Pastor?

Pastor, Do You Need a Pastor?

Many church staffs have a performance-oriented driven-ness that is hard to quiet. There is a longing for more, but more of what?
Why go to seminary?

What Seminary Didn’t Teach John Piper

There are quite a few blogs and articles circulating these days asking prominent pastors “What didn’t seminary teach you” or some variation of that question. The questions lead many to wonder, "why go to seminary?"
12 Killers of Good Leadership

12 Killers of Good Leadership

In my experience, and some I learned the hard way, there are a few killers of good leadership. Any one of these can squelch good leadership. It’s like a wrecking ball of potential. If not addressed, they may even prove to be fatal.
church On Getting Churches Totally Wrong

On Getting Churches Totally Wrong

Generally speaking, the people who write scripts and make movies honestly have no idea of what Christianity is, or its most basic concepts, themes and institutions.
road blocks 5 Roadblocks of Good Leadership

5 Roadblocks of Good Leadership

There are roadblocks in good leadership, some of them we are aware of and some no one ever pointed out to us.
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