What the Working From Home Trend Could Mean for Your Ministry

When the pandemic went into full swing and the lockdowns began, I was working with a ministry client who also owned a successful business. He led hundreds...

How to Know if You’ve Been Seeking Your Own Glory

“Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” —Matthew 23:12 Our college ministry staff has been reading the classic Campus Crusade book Principles...

5 Practices to Get You Through the Pandemic

Have you ever felt like you’re on the backside of the desert or in some twisted form of an apocalyptic wasteland? Do you feel a bit isolated...

The Post-Virus Church

If we are to extend the hope of the world, we must understand how the world is changing.

12 Practices That Have Made Me a Better Preacher

I don’t claim to be a great preacher, but I love to study and proclaim the Word. Below are some things—some that may be surprising—I do that...

Living by Faith in Bleak Times

Abraham was getting on in years, yet he and Sarah didn’t have any children. However, God had given him this promise: “I will make you a great...

Ministry After the Virus

Four essential concepts for navigating today and preparing for tomorrow

Pivoting Your Church Budget

As we continue in this Ministry Pivots Series during this season of COVID-19, we have to look at how our ministry budgets need to pivot. Every Church...

How to Help a New Staff Member Get Acclimated

This article originated after I received the following message from a pastor friend: “I have a new full-time associate pastor starting next week. What suggestions would you give...

12 Things the Analog Church Has Learned About Going Digital

COVID has been like a mission trip for the analog church. We thought we were going on a short-term trip to a place that felt foreign. We got there,...