“One way to measure ministry effectiveness is to discern what percentage of your hours go to leadership development.”
“We grieved. We sang out our holy defiance—'we will overcome this trial we’re facing; we will somehow rise again.'”
“The key is touching their hearts. They want a community that answers questions and prays for them.”
"When it comes to being married to a pastor, there are things I enjoy, and other things I wish I didn’t have to deal with."
"For a church to turn around, it may take many, many small degrees of change and a long time."
"As the pastor goes, so goes the local church. When a pastor leads effectively, he or she can be a true difference-maker."
"Just as I did not choose my blood family, I did not decide who would come into this space of grace and peace through Christ."
"Unfortunately, ministry can give rise to narcissism. We are often in the limelight and get kudos from others that feed our egos."
"Let’s pray as never before for God to expand the witness and influence of his church in this world."
"Pastors have pressures. These are the top 10 from the interactions we have."